Upcoming Talks with Francine Segan

From learning about food in Queens to enjoying snacks provided by the Specialty Food Association, we always enjoy attending Francine Segan‘s events on different food trends and topics. Below are some of her upcoming lectures taking place at the 92Y.


Thursday, Sept. 29, 7pm

Do you like honey? Of course you do! Join Francine Segan, 92Y’s resident food historian, and honey expert Carla Marina Marchese on a tasting journey to discover the sensory qualities of 12 varietal honeys. Learn how to evaluate honey through color, aroma, and flavor and how to cook with it; explore its fascinating history; and sample several honey treats.

World’s Most Luxurious Foods

Tuesday, November 17pm

Discover the legends and history behind the world’s most rare and delicious foods, including caviar, chocolate, truffles and the only single-origin heirloom grain pasta.

Special expert guest panelists include John Knierim, expert in the world of high-end foods and vice president of Calvisius Caviar. Enjoy guided tastings courtesy of Calvisius, Monograno Felicetti, Urbani and Venchi.

NY Restaurant Trends: What’s New, What’s Hot

Wednesday, November 2

Francine Segan leads a discussion about NYC’s food, wine, restaurants, culinary innovations and all things edible with three industry experts.

Panelists include Dana Cowin, creative director at Chefs Club International, Jessi Singh of the East Village’s acclaimed Babu Ji restaurant, and Will Elliott, bar director for Maison Premiere, 2016 James Beard Award Winner for Outstanding Bar Program.

Don’t miss these delicious events!

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