Elle Philippe was born and raised in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. As a young girl she visited her grandparents' farm in Leogane, Haiti and developed a love for the fresh, vibrant foods and flavors of her home country.
Chef Elle is a gastronomy chef and culinary instructor. She is also a lifestyle consultant and focuses her clients around the important elements of food, culture and health in their daily lives.
Specializing in French, Italian, and Haitian cuisine, she received her training from the French Culinary Institute and studied food politics at The New School. With more than 12 years of experience, Philippe has become one of the most highly motivated and sought after caterers of haute Haitian cuisine and holds an exceptional record of superior service and a deep passion for the art of cooking.
Join Haiti Cultural Exchange for a discussion with Chef Elle Philippe on her delicious integration of traditional Haitian cuisine and modern flavors and the important links between culture and food. We will also be serve refreshments made by Chef Elle herself!
DATE / TIME: Friday, May 31, 2013/ 6-9pm. Discussion will begin at 7pm. Light refreshments by Chez Elle will be served.
LOCATION: FiveMyles Gallery, 558 St Johns Place Brooklyn, NY 11238 Google Map Take the 2, 3, 4, or 5 to Franklin Ave.
ADMISSION: Free. $10 suggested donation.
Seating is limited, please RSVP to [email protected]