Diaspora Dinner 2018 with Chef Tanya Holland

June 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Museum of the African Diaspora

An evening of food, drinks and music with Tanya Holland, Top Chef contestant, author, and owner of the Michelin-honored restaurant Brown Sugar Kitchen.

Join us for a champagne toast at the Museum and then on to The St. Regis for a curated multi-course dinner, with a lively conversation between Chef Holland and Shakirah Simley, co-founder of Nourish | Resist, about Tanya’s life as a celebrity chef, and her thoughts on today’s hot topics related to food, race, and gender.

After two decades, Chef Tanya Holland continues to be a visionary force in the culinary world.

As The New York Times and many others have noted, she has been at the forefront of “reinventing, reinterpreting, and reinvigorating what’s thought of as African American food.”

“This dinner will provide a rare opportunity to eat some of Tanya’s mouthwatering dishes that can’t be found at her restaurant.

This is a not-to-be-missed event.”

— MoAD Chef-in-Residence Bryant Terry

$250 includes signed copy of Brown Sugar Kitchen: New-Style, Down-Home Recipes from Sweet West Oakland. Seating is limited. Proceeds benefit the artistic programs of the Museum of the African Diaspora.


MoAD Chef-in-Residence is generously underwritten by