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SPECIAL EVENT • Literary Lunch

Cook

Karen Martini In Conversation With Alex Sloan

FRIDAY 12 AUGUST 2022
12.00PM – 2.00PM
aMBUSH Gallery
Kambri Cultural Centre (ANU)

A NOVEL GRAZING LUNCH PRESENTED BY HARRY HARTOG, aMBUSH GALLERY, KAMBRI ANU AND THE CANBERRA WRITERS FESTIVAL

Acclaimed chef Karen Martini has inspired generations of home cooks. She shares a lifetime of personal stories of cooking, eating and learning about food on the eve of the release of her milestone new book, Cook.

Artist

KAREN MARTINI

Karen Martini’s acclaimed career includes two-hatted stints at Melbourne Wine Room and Sydney’s Icebergs Dining Room, as well as her own ventures – the latest of which is the ambitious Hero, in Melbourne's iconic ACMI building, where she is a founding partner and creative food director. For more than a decade, Karen has been resident chef on Australia's longest-running lifestyle television series, Better Homes and Gardens. She is a regular columnist for Good Weekend. Her newest book, Cook, is by far her most comprehensive and ambitious, cementing her place as the voice of a generation and an authority that will endure in readers' lives for decades to come.

Moderator

ALEX SLOAN

Alex Sloan has been a journalist for 30 years, including over 27 years as a broadcaster with the ABC. An award- winning journalist, Alex is highly regarded as an MC, interviewer and facilitator. In 2017 Alex was named Canberra Citizen of the Year.