Guest Speaker Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz featured at Jewish Senior Services Spring Luncheon

Guest Speaker Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz featured at Jewish Senior Services Spring Luncheon 0

Posted on 6, February 2019

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Leticia Moreinos Schwartz, will be the featured guest at Jewish Senior Services Women’s Auxiliary Annual Spring Luncheon and Boutique on May 6 at The Waterview in Monroe, Connecticut. Schwartz is a chef, healthy lifestyle expert and author. The event is co-chaired by Rachael Diamond of Fairfield, Kate Fierman of Fairfield and Martha Zuckman of Southport.
Schwartz is a cookbook author, TV host, food stylist and blogger who is passionate about food and cooking, health and fitness, and culture and travel. Born and raised in Brazil, Leticia moved to New York in 1997, where she studied Culinary and Pastry Arts at the International Culinary Center. Her culinary training continued at legendary New York restaurants such as Le Cirque 2000, La Grenouille, La Caravelle, and Payard Patisserie and Bistro. Observing a gap in the editorial market for cookbooks on Brazil, Leticia went back to the International Culinary Center and studied journalism. She is the author of two cookbooks: The Brazilian Kitchen, which won an award for Best Latin Cookbook at the World Gourmand Awards and My Rio de Janeiro: A Cookbook. Leticia has appeared numerous times on The Today Show, CBS Early Show, Fox Morning Show, ABC News, Martha Stewart Radio, and several local TV shows across the country. In print and online, her work has been featured in the New York Times, Saveur, Fine Cooking, and hundreds of other publications. She works in multi-cultural language platforms in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Her skills uniquely span the fields of health, cooking, communications and global media. She lives in Connecticut with her family.

“Leticia, a chef, cooking teacher and author, brings vibrant flavors and tastes to all of her dishes in a dynamic way, all indigenous to Brazil. We look forward to hosting ‘the chef from Ipanema’ as she shares her native cuisine and culinary journey at the Women’s Auxiliary Spring Luncheon,” comments Diamond. A boutique is also part of the event which includes a wide range of local and regional vendors with items including jewelry, clothing, gift accessories and more (for an updated list of vendors go to www.jseniors.org/Foundation/Special Events).

For 50 years, the Women’s Auxiliary has been dedicated to helping maintain Jewish Senior Services standards of excellence, ensuring outstanding services and funding programming that directly benefits the lives of its 330 Residents.

For further information about the Annual Spring Luncheon and Boutique, please contact Susan Freed at (203) 365-6407 or sfreed@jseniors.org. Reservations range from $118-$250.

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