Join NEHGS and local Chef Jeremy Sewall for an evening of food, family, and history. Chef Sewall will discuss how his family's deep New England roots have influenced his food and his illustrious career. Author and historian Eve LaPlante will discuss Chef Sewall's family connections to some of New England's most famous early residents, including Salem witch trial judge Samuel Sewall.The evening will also include a wine reception and sampling of Chef Sewall's personal approach to modern American cuisine.
Jeremy Sewall, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, has enjoyed a long and noteworthy career in restaurants around the world, but returned to New England to reconnect with his roots and his family. Sewall is owner and Executive Chef of Lineage Restaurant in Brookline, Executive Chef of Eastern Standard in Boston, as well as co-owner and Executive Chef at Island Creek Oyster Bar in Boston.
Eve LaPlante is the author of Salem Witch Judge (HarperOne), the winner of the Massachusetts Book Award for Nonfiction and a Boston Globe paperback bestseller, as well as the biography American Jezebel (HarperOne), also a Globe bestseller, and the award-winning Seized (Harper Collins). She has degrees from Princeton and Harvard and has written for The Atlantic, The New York Times, Ladies' Home Journal, Parents, Country Living, and Gourmet. Ms. LaPlante has two new books coming out this fall, the dual biography Marmee and Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother, and My Heart is Boundless: Writings of Abigail May Alcott, Louisa's Mother, both from Free Press.
Tickets: $30. Register online, or call 617-226-1226.