Melissa Clark, New York Times staff writer and author of Dinner: Changing the Game

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. The demo will be followed by a book signing at Sur La Table in the Ferry Building Marketplace.

Melissa Clark is a staff writer for the New York Times, where she writes the Food section’s popular column “A Good Appetite,” and stars in a weekly complementary video series. The recipient of both IACP and James Beard awards, Clark appears frequently on the Today show and on public radio. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter. Her latest book, Dinner: Changing the Game (Clarkson Potter), provides new ways to think about how we cook at home. To most people, dinner often means a protein and two sides. A meat-and-two-veg. That’s not how most of us eat—or want to eat—on a daily basis. Today’s dinner can take lots of different forms. Clark’s mission is to help anyone—whether a novice with just a single pan or the experienced (and, perhaps jaded) home cook—figure out what to make any night of the week without settling on fallbacks.

All demos take place in the CUESA Classroom (under the white tents in front of the Ferry Building) and are free to the public, with recipes and samples for all. Limited seating will be available (first come, first served), and there will be standing room around the periphery.