Simmer & Sift at Museum of Fine Arts
Treat your taste buds to a culinary masterpiece with the new "Simmer & Sift" four-part series at the Museum of Fine Arts, where guests will enjoy flavor-filled food tastings, signature drinks and live demonstrations by four of Florida's most seasoned chefs. Dual restaurant-owner Greg Baker will present his old Florida-inspired demonstration. Baker, the chef-owner of Tampa's The Refinery and Fodder & Shine, trained at Portland's Western Culinary Institute and is passionate about Florida cuisine and maintaining partnerships with farmers. In addition, award-winning historian, Gary Mormino, will provide guests with a feature presentation on Florida cuisine where he will discuss the "Foodways of Ybor City." Dr. Mormino has served as a professor of history at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg and was named the 2003 Humanist of the Year by the Florida Humanities Council. Tickets are available for $40 per demonstration for MFA members and $50 for non-members. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today by visiting mfastpete.org/simmerandsift or calling 727.896.2667, ext. 210. Program begins at 6 pm.