Diaspora Dinner Honors Chef Tanya Holland

Taste Chef Holland’s great food, including dishes not served at her restaurant, at the Diaspora Dinner.  
Photo courtesy of MOAD.

The Museum of the African Diaspora (MOAD) hosts the second annual Diaspora Dinner, this year honoring Chef Tanya Holland of Brown Sugar Kitchen. Join MOAD’s chef-in-residence Bryant Terry for a champagne toast at the museum followed by a multi-course dinner prepared by Holland and the St. Regis San Francisco culinary team. Chef Holland and Shakirah Simley, co-founder of Nourish/Resist, engage in a lively conversation about Tanya’s life as a celebrity chef and her thoughts on food, race, and gender. Cost: $250 includes signed copy of Brown Sugar Kitchen: New-Style, Down-Home Recipes from Sweet West Oakland. Proceeds benefit the artistic programs of the Museum of the African Diaspora. Tickets: here

Diaspora Dinner
Museum of the African Diaspora
685 Mission St, San Francisco
Tuesday June 12, 6:30–9pm (Museum reception is followed by dinner at the St. Regis San Francisco, 125 3rd St)

Read more about Tanya Holland in Sarah Henry’s 2013 story on female chefs: here