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St. Johns Reads 2023: Meet Chef Ed Lee

January 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County with the author of Buttermilk Graffiti: A Chef’s Journey to Discover America’s New Melting Pot Cuisine Chef Edward Lee. Chef Lee will discuss his novel, host a Q&A, and sign copies of his book. Admission is free and registration is not required.

Edward Lee is the Chef and Owner of 610 Magnolia in Louisville, Kentucky and the Culinary Director for Succotash in National Harbor, Maryland and Succotash Prime in Penn Quarter, DC. Chef Lee was the recipient of the 2019 James Beard Foundation Award for Writing for Buttermilk Graffiti: A Chef’s Journey to Discover America’s New Melting Pot Cuisine. He is also the author of Smoke and Pickles: Recipes and Stories from a New Southern Kitchen. Lee has been a six-time finalist for the James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef: Southeast. In 2018, Food & Wine Magazine named 610 Magnolia one of the country’s most important restaurants of the past 40 years.

This event is funded in part through a Florida Humanities Book Festival Grant in partnership with the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County. Visit the St. Johns Reads 2023 webpage for a list of complete events.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

January 14 @ 2:00 pm -
January 14 @ 3:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Chef Edward Lee, Author of Buttermilk Grafitti: A Chef's Journey to Discover America's New Melting Pot Cuisine; keynote presenter
Event Fee:
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Event Contact:

Brad Powell
(904) 827-6970

Event Venue:

First Coast Technical College Character Counts Center
2980 Collins Ave # A
St. Augustine, Florida 32084
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Venue Phone:
(904) 827-6970

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