Slow Food Johannesburg

About this group

We have been in existence since 2001 and have around 80 members. We host monthly events varying from taste workshops, to visits to small producers and themed dinners where we aim to learn about different products and cultural foods.

Website: www.slowfood.co.za
Contact Name: Slow Food Joburg
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Tel: 083 619 2419
Category: Common Interest > Food & Drink

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Slow Food AGM - guest speaker Anna Trapido and Ark of Taste Dinner (Menu included) - Wednesday 17th May

E-mail sent by Brian Dick, Monday, 15th May 2017 @ 1:57pm

It’s time for our AGM once again and we have a special evening planned.  The past year has been mementous with the visit of Carlo Petrini and affirmation of the South African initiatives by Slow Food international.  We are on the brink once again of some big plans and offer you the opportunity to get involved and share our vision of the road ahead.

A great deal of work has been done over the past year on the 'Ark of Taste'  It is therefore fitting that we celebrate the year past with a specially prepared four course dinner dedicated to these identified products.  Nguni beef, Potchefstroom Koekoek chickens and a range of specially prepared Ark of Taste veggies will tantalize your palate.

Our Host Chef, Adrian Vigus-Brown is the chairperson of the South African Chefs Association (SACA) Young chefs Club and is an ambassador for World Chefs Young Chefs Africa and Middle East.  Adrian is also an avid supporter of Slow Food and has been a participant in all the Slow Meat Eat-ins held to date.



Menu

Amuse                                                               
Charred pumpkin soup, thyme and cinnamon crème fraiche with popped sorghum and sour dough melba

 
Starter                                         
Chicken Fricassee, Nyimo ragout, thepe puree, baby carrots, baby beats roasted, crispy chicken skin and savoury tuile 

 
Main
Sous vide beef short rib, charred baby onion, candied celeriac, dehydrated parsnip, popcorn puree, millet and short rib croquette, pickled radish and buttered asparagus

 
Dessert                                 

Lemon and blueberry cheesecake, berry puree, macerated kumkwat, honey and lavender ice cream, popping candy, shortbread crumb and honeycomb





 Our special guest speaker this year is Dr Anna Trapido


We are very privileged to have Anna address us.  Her knowledge and enthuastic support for Slow Food has been remarkable and I know that our evening will be memorable!


Anna initially trained as an anthropologist at Kings College, Cambridge and later achieved a PhD at the University of the Witwatersrand but her passion for food soon pushed her out of the library and into the kitchen. She trained as a chef at the Prue Leith College of Food and Wine and subsequently worked for the great, the good and not so good.


'My first love has always been the delicious diversity of African food genres. I do not understand why the numerous great cuisines of our continent are not better known. I have made it my life’s work to discover, record and promote the flavours of Africa both ancient and modern, rural and urban, classic indigenous and settler fusion.'


'Ultimately, mine is not an intellectual interest in matters epicurean but rather rooted in love, greed, joy and wonder. It reflects my fascination with the people doing the cooking and how their flavour repertoire interacts with their lives.'


Convivium report

Financial Report


New year objectives


Committee Election


We have kept the costs the same for the fourth year in a row.

DETAILS OF THE EVENING


When:     Wednesday 17th May 2017.

Time:      18h30 for 19h00 sharp.
     


Where:     March Restaurant
                  African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel 
                 1 Melrose Square, Melrose Arch

Cost:       MEMBERS R220 pp / NON-MEMBERS R265 pp.

Drinks:    This will be for your own account. Please do not bring your own wine.


Bookings:  Please note that bookings are online. Once open, simply click on the link below 

 
https://www.quicket.co.za/events/29377-slow-food-agm-with-anna-trapido/

Reminder - Slow Food AGM with guest speaker Anna Trapido and Ark of Taste Dinner - Wednesday 17th May

E-mail sent by Brian Dick, Thursday, 11th May 2017 @ 11:16am

It’s time for our AGM once again and we have a special evening planned.  The past year has been mementous with the visit of Carlo Petrini and affirmation of the South African initiatives by Slow Food international.  We are on the brink once again of some big plans and offer you the opportunity to get involved and share our vision of the road ahead.

A great deal of work has been done over the past year on the 'Ark of Taste'  It is therefore fitting that we celebrate the year past with a specially prepared four course dinner dedicated to these identified products.  Nguni beef, Potchefstroom Koekoek chickens and a range of specially prepared Ark of Taste veggies will tantalize your palate.

Our Host Chef, Adrian Vigus-Brown is the chairperson of the South African Chefs Association (SACA) Young chefs Club and is an ambassador for World Chefs Young Chefs Africa and Middle East.  Adrian is also an avid supporter of Slow Food and has been a participant in all the Slow Meat Eat-ins held to date.


 Our special guest speaker this year is Dr Anna Trapido


We are very privileged to have Anna address us.  Her knowledge and enthuastic support for Slow Food has been remarkable and I know that our evening will be memorable!


Anna initially trained as an anthropologist at Kings College, Cambridge and later achieved a PhD at the University of the Witwatersrand but her passion for food soon pushed her out of the library and into the kitchen. She trained as a chef at the Prue Leith College of Food and Wine and subsequently worked for the great, the good and not so good.


'My first love has always been the delicious diversity of African food genres. I do not understand why the numerous great cuisines of our continent are not better known. I have made it my life’s work to discover, record and promote the flavours of Africa both ancient and modern, rural and urban, classic indigenous and settler fusion.'


'Ultimately, mine is not an intellectual interest in matters epicurean but rather rooted in love, greed, joy and wonder. It reflects my fascination with the people doing the cooking and how their flavour repertoire interacts with their lives.'


Convivium report

Financial Report


New year objectives


Committee Election


We have kept the costs the same for the fourth year in a row.

DETAILS OF THE EVENING


When:     Wednesday 17th May 2017.

Time:      18h30 for 19h00 sharp.
     


Where:     March Restaurant
                  African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel 
                 1 Melrose Square, Melrose Arch

Cost:       MEMBERS R220 pp / NON-MEMBERS R265 pp.

Drinks:    This will be for your own account. Please do not bring your own wine.


Bookings:  Please note that bookings are online. Once open, simply click on the link below 

 
https://www.quicket.co.za/events/29377-slow-food-agm-with-anna-trapido/

Slow Food AGM with guest speaker Anna Trapido - Wednesday 17th May

E-mail sent by Brian Dick, Wednesday, 3rd May 2017 @ 9:17pm

It’s time for our AGM once again and we have a special evening planned.  The past year has been mementous with the visit of Carlo Petrini and affirmation of the South African initiatives by Slow Food international.  We are on the brink once again of some big plans and offer you the opportunity to get involved and share our vision of the road ahead.

A great deal of work has been done over the past year on the 'Ark of Taste'  It is therefore fitting that we celebrate the year past with a specially prepared four course dinner dedicated to these identified products.  Nguni beef, Potchefstroom Koekoek chickens and a range of specially prepared Ark of Taste veggies will tantalize your palate.

Our Host Chef, Adrian Vigus-Brown is the chairperson of the South African Chefs Association (SACA) Young chefs Club and is an ambassador for World Chefs Young Chefs Africa and Middle East.  Adrian is also an avid supporter of Slow Food and has been a participant in all the Slow Meat Eat-ins held to date.


 Our special guest speaker this year is Dr Anna Trapido


We are very privileged to have Anna address us.  Her knowledge and enthuastic support for Slow Food has been remarkable and I know that our evening will be memorable!


Anna initially trained as an anthropologist at Kings College, Cambridge and later achieved a PhD at the University of the Witwatersrand but her passion for food soon pushed her out of the library and into the kitchen. She trained as a chef at the Prue Leith College of Food and Wine and subsequently worked for the great, the good and not so good.


'My first love has always been the delicious diversity of African food genres. I do not understand why the numerous great cuisines of our continent are not better known. I have made it my life’s work to discover, record and promote the flavours of Africa both ancient and modern, rural and urban, classic indigenous and settler fusion.'


'Ultimately, mine is not an intellectual interest in matters epicurean but rather rooted in love, greed, joy and wonder. It reflects my fascination with the people doing the cooking and how their flavour repertoire interacts with their lives.'


Convivium report

Financial Report


New year objectives


Committee Election


We have kept the costs the same for the fourth year in a row.

DETAILS OF THE EVENING


When:     Wednesday 17th May 2017.

Time:      18h30 for 19h00 sharp.
     


Where:     March Restaurant
                  African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel 
                 1 Melrose Square, Melrose Arch

Cost:       MEMBERS R220 pp / NON-MEMBERS R265 pp.

Drinks:    This will be for your own account. Please do not bring your own wine.


Bookings: Bookings will open on Thursday 4th May at 14h00


Please note that bookings are online. Once open, simply click on the link below 


 
https://www.quicket.co.za/events/29377-slow-food-agm-with-anna-trapido/

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