Next Performance: 2nd Annual PAAFF Asian Chef Experience

Thursday, September 14, 2017
6:00 to 9:00pm

 

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2nd Annual PAAFF Asian Chef Experience highlighting the top Asian culinary talents in Philadelphia.

Special Chef tasting event with 14 of Philadelphia’s most prominent Asian American & Pacific Islander Chefs preparing tasting sized portions of their best dishes.

This event is an important fundraising tool for Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival’s 2017 fwhile also highlighting the incredible talent and diversity of cuisine within our local community of culinary artists.

This year’s theme is “Asian Night Market!”

Confirmed Chef lineup:
– Master Chef Joseph Poon from Chef Joseph Poon Creations and Events
– Chef Kiki Aranita and Chef Chris Vacca from Poi Dog Philly
– Chef/Owner Romeo Balan from Philippine Smoked BBQ and Grill
– Chef/Owner Ange Branca from Sate Kampar
– Pastry Chef/Owner Anna Chen from A La Mousse
– Chef Manoj Cheringa from Karma Restaurant & Bar
– Chef/Owner Han Chiang from Han Dynasty
– Chef Chris Cho from Seorabol Korean Restaurant
– Chef/Owner Susanna Foo from Suga
– Chef/Owner Moon Krapugthong from Chabaa Thai Bistro
– Chef Dave Lee from HiKori Japanese Street Food & Bar at Chinatown Square
– Chef Thanh Nguyen from Banh Mi Bar & Bistro
– Madame Saito, Chef/Owner from Tokio HeadHouse Catering
– Chef Susi Tan from Panda Cafe

A ticket to the event includes samplings of each chef’s food with complimentary beer & wine.
*Vegan options will be provided by all chefs* Vegan desserts provided by Pure Fare.

BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW!!

Mistress of Ceremonies: Denise Nakano, Anchor/Reporter for NBC10

Hamilton Hall at UArts
320 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Tickets are $75 per person
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SPONSORS:
Asian Bank
CBL Wines
Tsing Tao Beer
Victory Beer

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1st Annual Black Tie Event

A Night of Cultural Journey & Talents, featuring Indonesian Hip Hop Artist, SAYKOJI.

See latest press release by clicking here

Philadelphia, PA, July 18th, 2017 – As part of the Philadelphia Indonesian Week 2017, Modero & Co. is planning their first ever Black Tie Event on Friday, August 18th at 7:30 PM at the Ethical Society Auditorium in Rittenhouse Square. The event will feature a sit-down three-course Indonesian cuisine dinner, cultural and modern entertainment. The event is also a fundraiser for Modero & Company’s effort in raising money for their performance at the Walt Disney World in Florida on December 30th, 2017.

Performance & Entertainment

Guests are expected to wear a formal creative black tie attire to the event and will enter into a red carpet inspired setup in the lobby of the Ethical Society building. A 3-course dinner will be provided by a community catering Pecel Ndeso with a choice of regular and vegetarian option. The entertainment line-up will include a traditional Indonesian dances by Modero Dance Company, Dangdut in America Singers from NSR Entertainment, an Indonesian Leeway grantee poet Cynthia Dewi Oka, Music by Lee Junior Entertainment and DJ Rah Music, a few other local artists with the main entertainment provided by Indonesian Hip Hop Artist Saykoji and Havis Della MC from Jakarta, Indonesia.

sinta“We’ve been dreaming of planning this type of event for a couple of years and although this is a small scale of black tie event, we are very proud to finally host this event with the help of a few community sponsors such as Cargo M Plus M, Bethany Miracle Center, Sky Café and Amtyme Transport and bringing a couple artists all the way from Jakarta,” said Sinta Penyami, Executive and Artistic Director of Modero & Company.

Sinta is no stranger in event planning field. She serve as a Vice Chair for the Indonesian Diaspora of Greater Philadelphia and has been in the planning committee of Philadelphia Indonesian Week for the last 4 years. Sinta and Modero have also planned a couple Indonesian Culinary Festivals in South Philadelphia and have been a great success.

“This black tie event is not just an event, we want to showcase our community talent and show our appreciation. We would like to host this type of event and open it up to the public. We would love to have non-Indonesians to attend and experience our cuisine, culture and many different community members’ talents, said Sinta. “We are planning to have community members in traditional Indonesian costumes to serve the main course, while guests will also enjoy a variety of entertainment. We will eat, take pictures, dance and show our appreciation to these artists. We also have a surprise announcement that we will make. You will have to be there to know what it is!”