“Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent” Film Screening

Question-and-Answer Session with Jeremiah Tower

Don’t miss the chance to hear from one of the true pioneers of farm-to-fork cuisine – live in Sacramento.

Famed chef Jeremiah Tower is coming to the Crest Theatre April 9 to present the film Anthony Bourdain created about him, “Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent.” The kickoff to the 2018 Food Film Festival is a special screening that will be preceded by an exclusive question-and-answer session. This is your chance to see the man Sacramento chefs are excited to meet, and who played a pivotal role in transforming the way America eats to focus on farm-to-fork fare.

Tower is renowned for leading the kitchen at Alice Waters’ Chez Panisse in Berkeley, where the insistence on fresh local ingredients quickly gained notoriety. He is also known for Stars, a restaurant he ran in San Francisco for 14 years, as well as other projects across the country. This event will be Tower’s formal introduction to Sacramento as the Farm-to-Fork Capital of America, and he will be back in September to work with Sacramento chefs and lead the program for the Tower Bridge Dinner.

The film tells Tower’s story – beginning with his entrance into the industry and following the rise and tumultuous times that have made him a controversial figure and America’s first celebrity chef. Find out from the film and from the man himself why Anthony Bourdain says, “Jeremiah Tower’s menus made…a complete reevaluation of not just American food and ingredients – but food.”

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Event Details:

  • Q&A and Film Screen will take place at Crest Theatre, 1013 K Street on April 9, 2018
  • Doors open at 6:00PM with Q&A beginning at 6:30PM
  • Film screening will be at approximately 7:00PM
  • Ticket pricing: $15 in advance / $20 at the door
  • Tickets can be purchased online or at the Crest Theatre box office