Press Release: Art and Culinary Partners Present Cook-Eat-Remember

PRESS RELEASE: For Immediate Release
Contact: Patricia Moss-Vreeland
[email protected] 215 -327-7863



Celebrate food and our sensory connections to memory. Build new memories and community during this event at the Philadelphia Center For Architecture- Home of DesignPhiladelphia.

September 10, 2014 – As part of the 10th annual DesignPhiladelphia Festival, Patricia Moss-Vreeland, Artist and Author of A Place For Memory: Where Art and Science Meet, Lynn Buono of Feast Your Eyes Catering and The Philadelphia Women’s Culinary Guild present Cook-Eat-Remember: A Memory Potluck Supper from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, October 12, 2014, at the Center for Architecture. This public interactive event will illuminate the relationships between Food, Memory and the Senses. Trombonist and composer Dan Blacksberg will add music, to create a complete picture of the senses.

 The Center for Architecture will be transformed into a dining space with an array of foods representing flavors and origins of those attending. Organizers will talk about their experiences and collaboration. All participants will be invited to bring a meaningful dish and share related memories in the course of the evening.

What makes this potluck supper special and unique beyond a fabulous meal is hearing so many memorable food connected stories and histories.

This October 12th Cook-Eat- Remember promises to be an innovative and enjoyable evening.

Menu: Fabulous food, Beverage, Music, Conversation, Sharing Memories.

Invitation, Registration and Tickets for this special event


About The Art and Culinary Partners

Patricia Moss-Vreeland is represented in many permanent collections including The Philadelphia Museum of Art and The Chicago Art Institute. She is the winner of major commissions and awards such as an AIA Honor Award for The Memorial Room, Holocaust Museum Houston. Concurrent with the October 12th event, Moss-Vreeland will be exhibiting her art in the exhibition Science Inspires Art: The Brain at the New York Hall of Science.

Lynn Buono is the Chief Culinary Officer of Feast Your Eyes Catering, which she started 30 years ago. Today she heads up Essen Modern Kosher Catering and the venue Front & Palmer, as well. She is a founding member and past president of the Philadelphia Women's Culinary Guild.

The Philadelphia Women’s Culinary Guild is a professional culinary group composed of women in business, education, journalism, restaurants, and other fields directly related to the food and wine industry. 

Dan Blacksberg is a 2012 recipient of a Pew Fellowship in the Arts; He has made a name for himself as an orchestra leader with projects spanning Avant Garde Jazz, Kelzmer, Modern Classical Music and Improvised Music. Blackberg has developed a complex style and carved out unexpected techniques for the trombone in both experimental and klezmer genres.

History of this Event

Patricia Moss-Vreeland began staging public events as an extension of her artistic practice to foster community interactions on topics related to her long involvement in Art and the Science of memory “ I am excited to work with diverse professionals collaboratively in order to illuminate the many connections to memory, creativity and our senses.”

On a May 6th Cook- Eat Remember: Memory Potluck Community Table event at the Painted Bride Art Center, Patricia Moss-Vreeland partnered with the Monell Chemical Senses Center, in a program interlacing the art and science of smell, taste and memory.

 “Patricia Moss-Vreeland’s Memory Potluck supper had the feeling of an intimate gathering of friends yet it was enlivened by diversity. There were new people to meet amidst familiar ones, and delicious foods to sample from a variety of traditions and ethnicities. Everyone seemed genuinely delighted to participate in this sharing of food and the personal stories the foods evoked.”  Dolores F. Verdeur, May 2014

About DesignPhiladelphia

DesignPhiladelphia, a signature event of the Philadelphia Center for Architecture, is the oldest and largest design event of its kind in the country and annually showcases the work of over 400 practicing architects, designers, and creative professionals. Experience design in unexpected ways through more than 120 exhibitions, workshops, demonstrations, tours, talks, and events held in venues across the city. Learn about wide-ranging topics, including architecture, urban planning, landscape, graphic, multi-media, product, furniture design, fashion, and the like. This year’s Festival kicks off on the evening of October 8 and events run from October 9-17. For more information on planning an event, sponsoring, advertising, or attending the 2014 Festival, visit:



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