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An evening of fine food and drink inspired by UTSA’s renowned Mexican Cookbook Collection.
Ven a Comer!
Saturday, June 2, 2018
6:00 – 9:30 p.m. | Hotel Emma Elephant Cellar
Mezcal Tasting Reception
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Mezcal expert Pedro Jiménez Gurría will present guests with a tasting experience to delight those both familiar and new to this agave-based liquor from Mexico.
An Extraordinary Meal
7:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Discover how the past influences today’s Mexican cuisine with a menu developed by a team of groundbreaking chefs from Mexico and San Antonio. Enjoy modern interpretations of traditional recipes from the collection.
Join us at Hotel Emma for a private viewing of a selection of cookbooks from UTSA’s renowned Mexican Cookbook Collection. UTSA’s archivists and rare book experts will share insights regarding the collection, which includes handwritten recipe books providing an intimate view of domestic life and Mexican culinary culture.
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 nearly 1,800 titles from 1789 to the present.
Featuring the Cuisine and Spirits of Celebrated Chefs from Mexico and San Antonio
- John Brand Hotel Emma San Antonio
- Gabriela Cámara Restaurant ContramarMexico City Restaurant Cala San Francisco
- Sofía Cortina Hotel Carlota Mexico City
- Jaime Gonzalez Hotel Emma San Antonio
- Pedro Jiménez Gurría Mezcalero Guadalajara
- Laura Zamora Bodegas Santo Tomás WineryEnsenada