Join UCI’s Sustainability Initiative for a culinary adventure into cultural and equitable food production, cooking, and harvesting. Each day, you can attend one or all of the parts for one low suggested donation of $10.
The Seed-to-Plate workshop series was developed by visiting Eco-chef Roger Feely, in partnership with Victor Becerra, Director, Community Outreach Partnership Center, School of Social Ecology.

From Taco Trucks to Alta Cocina Mexicana:

Reimagining Mexican Foodways

food_fodParticipate in a discussion and cooking class with Jaime Maldonado from La Victoria in San Francisco.
Part 1. Related Event: Food Matters Lecture
12:00  – 1:30 p.m. 
Chef Roger Feely and Jaime Maldonado present for the Food Matters lecture series on: Fusing Palates and Difference: Food, Place, and Resilience in San Francisco’s Mission District. For RSVP information, please download the flyer. Free event.
Part 2. Reimagining Mexican Food 
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Explore the new art of Mexican cuisine with guest chef Jaime Maldonado from La Victoria in San Francisco. Space is limited to 20.
Part 3. Dine with Café Encuentro
5:00 – 7:30 p.m. 
Dine with Café Encuentro and participate in a dialog about immigrant foodways and place-making. Space is limited to 30.


Event Details

Date: Thursday, January 21, 2016
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. — Food Matters Lecture (SBSG 1517)
2:00 – 5:00  p.m. — Cooking workshop
5:00 – 7:30 p.m. — Dine with Café Encuentro
Location: Anteater Recreation Center (directions) unless otherwise noted
Facilitator: Roger Feely, Eco-chef
Special Guest: Jaime Maldonado, Proprietor of La Victoria Bakery
Topic: Explore the role of food places in mitigating gentrification and related community transformation issues.
Suggested Donation: You can attend one or all of the parts for one low suggested donation of $10