Distinguished Speaker Series » Chef Toni Tipton-Martin
Toni Tipton-Martin is a culinary journalist, author, and community activist who has dedicated her career to building a healthier community. She is the author of The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks, celebrating the important legacy of African American cooks and their cookbooks. A renowned author, she is the winner of a 2016 James Beard Book Award, the 2016 Art of Eating Prize, and the recipient of a 2015 Certificate of Outstanding Contribution to Publishing from the Black Caucus of the Library Association. Tipton-Martin was invited twice by First Lady Michelle Obama to the White House and was the first African American Food Editor of a major daily newspaper, The Cleveland Plain Dealer. She was the nutrition writer for The Los Angeles Times and a contributing editor to Heart and Soul Magazine. A signing of The Jemima Code will follow the lecture.
$15 ($12/members, $5/students), register online or with Guest Services.
Wheelchair seating, assistive listening devices, and American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation are offered at all Distinguished Speaker Lectures. Please contact [email protected] or 479.657.2415 for preferred seating. Relay or voice calls are welcome.