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Monday, September 25

Palestinian Cuisine and Terroir: Transmission and Challenges to Food Production
5:00 pm
Chef Fadi Kattan
510 William Pitt Student Union
Sponsored by:
Global Studies Center
Elaine Linn
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Chef Fadi Kattan grew up in Bethlehem where he inherited his love of food from his maternal grandmother. Fadi's cuisine and savoir faire combine worldly influences, a desire for perfection and a passion for sharing the stories of the local foragers, gardeners, farmers and cooks that have shaped the culinary heritage of Palestine.

Fadi speaks on various platforms of Palestine's rich culinary heritage, the importance of terroir, the role of cuisine as a diffusor of culture.

The discussion to follow Kattan’s talk will be co-moderated by:

Dr. Nevine Abraham, Assistant Teaching Professor of Arabic Studies, CMU

Dr. Amani Attia, Teaching Professor of Arabic and Arabic Language Program Coordinator, Pitt