Comings & Goings – Films & Events

August 28 – 31 in Santa Fe, January 2017 in Israel


In Search of Israeli Cuisine:
A Culinary Exploration

Movie, Dinner, Class & Tour
In Santa Fe and Israel

It's a culinary "tour de force". IN SEARCH OF ISRAELI CUISINE, A CULINARY EXPLORATION, our end of season event takes place August 28-31 in Santa Fe and January, 2017 in Israel. See the MOVIE, In Search of Israeli Cuisine, and you'll realize why Israel is now a culinary destination. Then taste the food at a special DINNER of Israeli mezzes and more, all at Santa Fe's Georgia. Learn the secrets of Israeli cooking at a demonstration COOKING CLASS at the Santa Fe Culinary Academy. Then come on the culinary TOUR of Israel and experience the country's vibrant cuisine first hand.


In Search of Israeli Cuisine
The Movie

"... mouthwatering ..."
The Philadelphia Jewish Voice

The new documentary, IN SEARCH OF ISRAELI CUISINE is a behind the scenes look at the restaurants, wineries and artisanal purveyors that have put Israel on the culinary map. Award winning Chef Michael Solomonov takes us on a “mouthwatering” trip to reveal a culinary melting pot of Ashkenazi, Sephardic, Palestinian and other cuisines. See a different face of Israel, one that will leave you hungry for more.

Sun Aug 28, 11:00 AM
Center for Contemporary Arts

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The Dinner

A culinary feast.
at Georgia

Taste the kinds of dishes that have helped put Israel on the culinary map with a special feast of mezzes, kabobs, and desserts all prepared by Chef Leroy Alvarado of GEORGIA. The menu highlights recipes inspired by award-winning chef Michael Solomonov's cookbook of Israeli food, Zahav. Named the James Beard Best Cookbook of the Year, Zahav exemplifies the diverse textures and flavors that make Israeli cuisine so extraordinary. This special prix fixed dinner brings a “taste” of Israel to Santa Fe.

Mon Aug 29, 6:30 PM