Date - June 19, 2017
Jacob Burns Film Center
364 Manville Road
Pleasantville, NY, 10570
Friday 6/17, 3:45pm – Please note: the special post- film tasting event is now sold out, but at this writing there are still tickets available for the film and Q&A. For tickets, please visit JBFC’s website, the link is below. Thank you for your interest!
The Jacob Burns Film Center has generously offered our group discounted tickets (member price for up to 6 people) for the Film and Special Tasting event taking place next Monday evening! The first 6 Cultural Pursuit members to respond will be able to take advantage of this special offer. Please RSVP to Laura by 11am on Friday, 6/16 to be considered for this offer – after that, tickets will be available at full price, if there are any remaining.
From the website: burnsfilmcenter.org
Film: Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table is the story of the inspirational matriarch behind the iconic Commander’s Palace restaurant, who revolutionized creole cuisine while helping to launch the celebrity chef phenomenon. Including interviews with Emeril Lagasse and Paul Prudhomme, this is a loving tribute to a pioneer of the modern American food movement. New York premiere of a festival favorite!
Q&A with restaurateur Alvin Clayton, proprietor of the beloved New Rochelle restaurant Alvin & Friends
Alvin Clayton grew up in Trinidad among a tradition of cooking and hospitality. Now residing in New Rochelle with his family, Alvin is the proprietor of the beloved restaurant Alvin & Friends, featuring award-winning Southern/Caribbean cooking, signature cocktails, Alvin’s celebrated paintings, and outstanding jazz performances.
Special Tasting Reception Package with Live Music!
Monday, Jun. 19 2017, 7:00
The Big Easy Summer Party! Following the screening limited tickets are available for a special reception at the Media Arts Lab, featuring a custom crafted tasting menu by Alvin & Friends while The Bunkhouse Boys perform traditional Cajun dance tunes.
Tasting menu provided by Alvin & Friends
Featuring contemporary cuisine with Southern and Caribbean flavors. Described by The New York Times as “a darling of downtown New Rochelle,” and named by Westchester Magazine as one of the “Best of Westchester” four years in a row.
Live music! Featuring a live performance from The Bunkhouse Boys with traditional Cajun dance tunes on guitar, fiddle, Cajun accordion and triangle!
Special Offer to Cultural Pursuit Members:
Film + Q&A with RECEPTION: $75
Members can contact Laura, she will be in touch via email to arrange for payment.
Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Road, Pleasantville, NY