Join us for the PBK Visiting Scholar Program: Education Kitchen on April 17th, 2024 from 12:00 - 1:30 pm at the UCI Health Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute (SSIHI) Palmer Room!

You will have the chance to taste authentic Mexican dishes from Distinguished Professor Natalia Molina’s book, A Place at the Nayarit: How a Mexican Restaurant Nourished a Community, prepared by Executive Chef Jessica Van Roo and a team of student volunteers. You will also learn about the history and culture behind the food which would have been served at the now closed Nayarit restaurant, formerly in LA.

You will also get to meet and chat with Distinguished Professor Natalia Molina, a renowned historian and author who has been awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Obama. She will share her insights and experiences on how food can bring people together and foster a social identity for marginalized communities.

This event is free for all guests! Don’t miss this chance to enjoy a mouth-watering meal and a stimulating conversation with one of the most influential scholars of our time. Space is limited, so reserve your seat today!

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