Celebrate with us on the opening night of the 5th Flatirons Food Film Festival. on Weds 9/27 @therayback ! Join us @ 6:30 for great food! We will provide hors d'oeuvres from James Beard recipes, courtesy of the French Twist Food Truck. You take advantage of @therayback's bounty to procure drinks and sustenance from the food trucks. Put it all together, and let's mingle! The food trucks scheduled are @thebambooskewer , Los Dos Bros, @streetfrites5280 , and @suburban_wiener
JJames Beard: America's First Foodie is a documentary that chronicles a century of food through the story of James Beard, the iconic cookbook author, journalist, television celebrity and teacher. Beard’s pioneering work included championing local food and sustainability, starting New York City’s meals on wheels, and bringing national awareness to what good food can be and its importance in our lives. A panel discussion after the film will include director @elizabethfederici and @jbfizabela from the @beardfoundation
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Big Night, a food film classic, helps celebrate italian culture and food at the 5th Annual Flatirons Food Film Fest on 10/1 at 1:30pm, introduced by @bonannoconcepts and preceded by a lunch at @viaperlaboulder!
This film is a drama about two Italian brothers who run a failing authentic Italian restaurant in 1950’s New Jersey and bank on saving their restaurant during one big night. The brothers Primo and Secondo have come from Italy to America in hopes of running a successful, authentic Italian restaurant in 1950s-era New Jersey. Unfortunately, they discover that they have an awful lot to learn about business in the New World. Much to their surprise, their newly opened Paradise Restaurant is not flooded with customers. In desperation, Secondo arranges for a dinner party at their rival’s restaurant. Secondo must then convince the volatile but brilliant Primo to cook the meal laid out by his hated rival. If the brothers can pull the dinner off without a hitch perhaps they will succeed. Part of our 5th anniversary classic food film series.
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We are thrilled to be hosting the legendary @tower.jeremiah as part of the 5th Annual Flatirons Food Film Festival on 9/30. Chef Tower will be introducing his biopic documentary, @lastmagnificent and participating in an interview/Q+A with the always amazing @amandafaison.
Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent explores the remarkable life of Jeremiah Tower, one of the most controversial and influential figures in the history of American gastronomy. Tower began his career at the renowned Chez Panisse in Berkeley in 1972, becoming a pioneering figure in the emerging California cuisine movement. After leaving Chez Panisse, Tower went on to launch his own legendary Stars Restaurant in San Francisco. Stars was an overnight sensation and soon became one of America’s top-grossing U.S. restaurants.
After several years, Tower mysteriously walked away from Stars and then disappeared from the scene for nearly two decades, only to resurface in the most unlikely of places: New York City’s fabled but troubled Tavern on the Green. There, he launched a journey of self-discovery familiar to anyone who has ever imagined themselves to be an artist. Featuring interviews by Mario Batali, Anthony Bourdain, Ruth Reichl and Martha Stewart, this delicious documentary tells the story of the rise and fall of America’s first celebrity chef, whose brash personality and culinary genius has made him a living legend.
Join us on Wednesday, July 12, 6:30 p.m. for the first ever farm dinner at @blackcatboulder Black Cat Farm, when we host a benefit dinner to support the 5th Flatirons Food Film Festival.
The dinner includes special guest Deborah Madison, James Beard Award-winning author of vegetarian cookbook classics like The Greens Cookbook and The Savory Way and her new cookbook, In My Kitchen: A Collection of New and Favorite Vegetarian Recipes.
In addition, the dinner includes a tour of the farm with Black Cat owner Eric Skokan and vegetable maven Deborah Madison. See and learn firsthand about vegetables and legumes grown on the farm (250 varieties!), heirloom grains and the pigs raised on the farm — you may even encounter oinking piglets if the timing is right. Piglets or not, you will be able to enjoy good times with the more grown-up pigs, and ask questions about Black Cat Farm’s heritage breed, called Mulefoot.
Cuisine: Savor Black Cat’s acclaimed cuisine. It simply does not get more farm-to-table than this three-course meal, plus hors d’oeuvres, while seated in the midst of the most ambitious farm-to-table operation in the United States. Quench your thirst with complimentary beer and wine.
Entertainment: Live music from Keith Summers and friends will greet you and get you into the dinner mood. Chat with Deborah Madison as she signs your copy of her new cookbook. After dinner, bid on culinary experiences at our live auction, catch a sneak peak of the 2017 festival films, and watch a short food film.
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TODAY at 2pm, Theater of Life @theateroflifemovie2016 Muenzinger Auditorium, CU-Boulder campus
Introduction and panel discussion with Peter Svatek, director of the film. Tix available at the door. Consider taking zTrip’s free shuttle between CU-Boulder and downtown Boulder!
Theater of Life is about the Refettorio Ambrosiano, an extraordinary soup kitchen conceived by renowned chef Massimo Bottura during the Milan 2015 World’s Fair. Massimo invited 60 of the world’s best chefs to join him to cook for refugees and the homeless of Milan. All meals were made from the waste food of Expo.
Said director Peter Svatek, “What is home for a homeless person or a political refugee? Massimo says chefs can no longer cook for just the elite ignoring the ethical issues about feeding the planet. These are the questions the film tackles. The Refettorio became a home. It was fascinating and beautiful to see how these great chefs transformed waste food into delicious meals.”
TODAY at noon, the splendid Just Eat It. @cuboulder Muenzinger Auditorium, Tix available at the door.
We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50% of it in the trash?
Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of food waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping cold turkey and survive only on foods that has been discarded.In a nation where one in ten people is food insecure, the images they capture of squandered groceries are both shocking and strangely compelling.
Featuring interviews with author, activist and TED lecturer Tristram Stuart, food waste expert Dana Gunders, and acclaimed author Jonathan Bloom, Just Eat It looks at our systemic obsession with expiration dates, perfect produce, and portion sizes, and reveals the core of this seemingly insignificant issue that is having devastating consequences around the globe. Just Eat It brings farmers, retailers, inspiring organizations, and consumers to the table in a cinematic story that is equal parts education and delicious entertainment.
Don't forget to register for Saturday's FREE #FFFF16 children's program. Registration at http://www.tinyurl.com/FFFF16 or link in profile
Children’s Tour of the @bcfm @boulderfarmersmarket 9:30 to 10am for ages 4-8; 10 to 10:30am for ages 9-12 - Age-appropriate story-telling, local food education from a farmer, and a scavenger hunt. Each tour will start at the information booth of the Boulder Farmers Market.
10:45 to 11:45am, Food Films for Kids #boulderlibrary
The festival’s first children’s film program combines kid-friendly food short films with fun presentations. Tim Brod from @highlandhoneybees will create a buzz with fun bee facts and Dan Hayward of @savoryspiceshop will share his spice wisdom. The program concludes with a snack and a visit from our goat friends from @mountain_flower_dairy. Aimed at children ages five through twelve (pic: 📷repost from https://www.flickr.com/photos/hyperbolation/6065076511/ ) #flatironsfoodfilm#Boulder#coloradofoodies#filmfestival#foodfunfilms#BoulderCO#303Food#303Foodies#boulderfoodies#boulderfood#boulderkids#boulderparents#goats#honey#farmersmarket#sustainablefood