J. Kenji López-Alt

The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science is On Sale Now!

J. Kenji López-Alt is the Managing Culinary Director of Serious Eats, author of the James Beard Award-nominated column The Food Lab, and a columnist for Cooking Light. He lives in San Francisco. A New York native, Kenji cut his cooking chops the old-fashioned way by working his way up through the ranks of some of Boston's finest restaurants. With an education in science and engineering and as a former Senior Editor at Cook's Illustrated and America's Test Kitchen, Kenji is fascinated by the ways in which understanding the science of every day cooking can help improve even simple foods. His first book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science will be released this September, followed by a second volume in September of 2017.

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Seattle: Cook a Chicken Dinner at the Hot Stove Society

  • Hot Stove Society 2000 4th Ave S Seattle, WA, 98134 United States (map)

We're cooking up a chicken dinner, soup to nuts! Join me for a midday of cooking. We'll be learning about the science of emulsions, how to poach the perfect egg, why water is bacon's best friend, why a great roast chicken starts with a set of kitchen shears, and how vinegar can deliver the crispest potatoes you've ever had.

$90 Admission, signed copy of The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science included in fee.