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Diana Kennedy

Diana Kennedy is a Mexican food expert, ethno-gastronomer and author of nine cookbooks. We are proud to announce that
UTSA Libraries is now the home of Diana’s culinary archive.

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Honoring: Diana Kennedy

An evening of fine food and drink inspired by UTSA’s renowned Mexican Cookbook Collection.
Ven a Comer!

Cocktails and Mezcal Tasting | Display Room

5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
MEZCALERO | Pedro Jiménez Gurría

Dinner | Elephant Cellar

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Reception and Dessert | Display Kitchen

8:30 – 10:00 p.m.


Dressy Casual – Guayaberas Encouraged


Call Felipe Barrera at (210) 458-4098

Amazing Night, Great Cause

Proceeds from the event will support UTSA’s Mexican Cookbook Collection, one of the city’s archival jewels with more than 1,900 titles from 1789 to the present.


Sunday, May 5, 2019

5:30 – 10:00 p.m. | Hotel Emma Elephant Cellar

Featured Chef

Juan Cabrera Barrón is the owner of Fonda Fina restaurant in Mexico City, and previously worked in Catalonia, Spain, and the Ritz-Carlton in Moscow.

Featured Chef: Juan Cabrerra

Featuring the Cuisine and Spirits of Celebrated Chefs from Mexico and San Antonio


  • City of San Antonio World Heritage Office
    San Antonio and Guadalajara have been Sister Cities since 1974 and members of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network since 2017.
  • Agencia Mexicana de Cooperacíon International Para el Desarrollo
  • Mexican Cultural Institute of San Antonio
  • San Antonio Gastronomy
  • HEB
  • Consulate General
  • ShinerBeers
  • San Antonio Mexico Friendship Council
  • Sawtelle
  • Hotel Emma
  • The RK Group
  • San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • UTSA Libraries
  • Pearl Brewery
  • Rosemary Kowalski