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AAPI Cultural Experience with Christine Ha

AAPI Cultural Experience with Christine Ha In-Person / Online

In observance of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, we cordially invite you to hear the Season 3 Master Chef winner, Christine Ha!  She will be in a moderated book conversation regarding her book, Recipes from My Home Kitchen: Asian and American Comfort Food.  She will be discussing her life, love for cooking, and becoming a winning chef despite her visual impairment.  This event will be held at the Robinson-Westchase Neighborhood Library on Thursday, May 2, 2024, at 5:00pm.  This event also will be livestreamed to HPL's Facebook page.  Christine's book will be sold onsite by the Anchovy Group Corporation.

Registration for this event is encouraged but not required.

About Christine Ha

Christine Ha is the blind cook who won “MasterChef" season 3 with Gordon Ramsay. Her first cookbook, Recipes from My Home Kitchen, was a New York Times best-seller. She has spoken about disability advocacy at the United Nations, served as a culinary arts envoy overseas for the American Embassy, and was a cohost on the Canadian cooking show “Four Senses” and a judge on “MasterChef” Vietnam. Ha holds a Master of Fine Arts from the Creative Writing Program at University of Houston, where she served as Fiction Editor for Gulf Coast literary journal, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin. Ha received the 2014 Helen Keller Personal Achievement Award from the American Foundation for the Blind, a recognition formerly bestowed upon Ray Charles, Patty Duke, and Stevie Wonder among others. She also serves on the Board of Trustees for the global non-profit Helen Keller Int’l. Ha’s first restaurant in Houston, The Blind Goat, was named a semi-finalist for 2020 Best New Restaurant in America by the James Beard Foundation. She was also named a James Beard finalist for Best Chef, Texas, in 2022 and a semi-finalist for Outstanding Chef in 2023 for her former restaurant, Xin Chào. Ha’s third concept, Stuffed Belly, opened in June 2023

Date:
Thursday, May 2, 2024
Time:
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Time Zone:
Central Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
Meeting Room
Location:
Robinson-Westchase Neighborhood Library
Age Group:
  Adults     All Ages     Seniors  
Categories:
  Author Talks / Book Clubs     Holidays & Observances     Spotlight Events  

Registration is required. There are 42 in-person seats available. There are 999 online seats available.

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