Our 2022 Annual Conference will be taking place in Freeport, ME on April 7th and 8th. Please click the button for full details.

"Garlic and Sapphires" Book Club

Please join us in reading "Garlic and Sapphires" by Ruth Reichl! We will be reading this book in October and meeting November 7th at 11am to discuss the book and the author's experiences of a life as a "critic in disguise"!  The book can be found on Amazon and includes an audiobook version.


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“Ruth Reichl, Gourmet's editor in chief, is the author of the best-selling memoirs Tender at the Bone, Comfort Me with Apples, and Garlic and Sapphires, and the forthcoming Not Becoming My Mother and Other Things She Taught Me Along the Way. She is executive producer of the two-time James Beard Award-winning Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie, which airs on public television across the country, and the editor of the Modern Library Food Series. Before coming to Gourmet, she was the restaurant critic for the New York Times, receiving two James Beard Awards for her work. She lectures frequently on food and culture”

2020 Virtual Conference Available for Purchase

Our 2020 Annual Conference turned into a virtual webinar series. Click the button below to purchase individual sessions for CEU.