Diane Borsato

‏NYC Mushroom Identification and Dinner

‏Diane Borsato, chef Chewy Cereceres, Paul Sadowski

‏Mushroom enthusiasts and the general public will have the opportunity to see a vast selection of fungus species collected from across the city of New York. Specimens from Chinese, Japanese, Eastern European, and other markets will be displayed on an ID table for observation and identification. Toronto artist and amateur mycologist Diane Borsato, along with expert mycologist Paul Sadowski from the New York Mycological Society will be available to discuss and identify the species from across the city. The public is also welcome to bring species from their own local markets to be identified by the experts. Following the ID table, mushroom-inspired cocktails prepared by the mixologists of Employees Only and hor d’ouevres, the audience will proceed to a mushroom-centered dinner prepared by chef Chewy Cerceres of Macao Trading Co.

‏Friday, February 26th @

‏The James Beard House

‏167 West 12th Street

‏6 PM ID table and cocktails

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