Cuba Libre Chef Pernot's Book Signing, DC

Cuba Libre Chef Pernot's Book Signing Celebration in Washington, DC on November 13, 2018 | Photo: Courtesy of Cuba Libre


When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 @ 6PM-8PM

Hot Spot: Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, 801 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC

Deets: Be some of the first guests to try Chef-Partner Guillermo Pernot’s newest food and cocktail recipes that are featured in his brand-new cookbook! Join us for a party November 13 from 6-8 p.m. in Washington, DC, to celebrate the release of Chef Pernot’s second cookbook, Cuba Cooks: Recipes and Secrets From Cuban Paladares and Their Chefs (October 2018).

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, located at 9th & H Streets, NW in Penn Quarter, Washington DC, will celebrate the release of Chef-Partner Guillermo Pernot’s newest cookbook, Cuba Cooks: Recipes and Secrets From Cuban Paladares and Their Chefs (October 2018) with a book signing party on Tuesday, November 13. Guests pay $50 per person to enjoy an open bar with beer, red and white wine by the glass, house red and white sangria, Pyrat Mojitos, Mango Mojitos and Spiced Cuba Libre’s, along with an array of passed and stationary tapas, ceviches, and desserts profiled in Cuba Cooks. 

Dishes featured will be recipes from Chef Pernot’s latest cookbook and include: ceviche, chicken croquettes, spinach and cheese fritters, Cuban pork, braised pulled duck legs, and an array of desserts, including Cuba Libre’s famous Mami Totty’s Arroz Con Leche, and more! Cookbooks will be available throughout the event and priced at $40 - make sure to get Chef Pernot’s autograph on your copy before the end of the night!

A vibrant celebration of the island’s bold flavors, creative techniques, and unique inspirations of Cuba’s finest paladares, readers of Cuba Cooks will find a rich variety of dishes that have been adapted from some of the best private restaurants from Old Havana to Santiago de Cuba. Showcasing a cuisine which marries traditional foundations with modern influences, Pernot and Co-Author Lourdes Castro have thoughtfully collected recipes and stories that reveal a vibrant contemporary cuisine. Throughout the book, readers will find illuminating and insightful notes about Cuba’s culinary heritage, as well as helpful tips to recreate every recipe!

Who You May Spot: Chef Guillermo Pernot



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