Elle Philippe was born and raised in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and has always known she wanted to be a chef. As a young girl she visited her grandparents’ farm in Leogane, Haiti and developed a love for the fresh, vibrant foods and flavors of her home country. Having spent a good part of her life living in France, she moved to the United States and is currently living in Manhattan, New York.
Chef Elle is a gastronomy chef and culinary instructor. She is also a lifestyle consultant and focuses her clients around the important elements of food, culture and health in their daily lives. Specializing in French, Italian, and Haitian cuisine, she received her training from the French Culinary Institute and studied food politics at The New School.
Elle has traveled the world assisting high-profile clients ranging from prestigious New York City families to the Australian consulate in New York City. Now she has shifted her focus to the private dining experience and specializes in entertaining through the Haitian Gastronomie– where her love for food all began.
With more than 12 years of experience, Philippe has become one of the most highly motivated and sought after caterers of haute Haitian cuisine and holds an exceptional record of superior service and a deep passion for the art of cooking.
Join us for a discussion with Chef Elle Philippe on her delicious integration of traditional Haitian cuisine and modern flavors and the important links between culture and food.
DATE / TIME: Friday, May 31, 2013/ 6-9pm. Discussion will begin at 7pm. Light refreshments by Chez Elle will be served.
LOCATION: FiveMyles Gallery, 558 St Johns Place Brooklyn, NY 11238 Google Map
Take the 2, 3, 4, or 5 to Franklin Ave.
ADMISSION: Free. $10 suggested donation.
Seating is limited, please RSVP to RSVP@haiticulturalx.org