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Tina Wasserman Brings Kosher Flavor to JCC Indy’s Ann Katz Festival of Books

The Ann Katz Festival of Books welcomes Tina Wasserman to the Arthur M. Glick Jewish Community Center this Thursday, November 19 at 7:00 pm. This Indianapolis event is sure to enlighten everyone’s taste buds with a lesson on kosher cooking through the ages. Tickets are $5.00 for Indianapolis people and $3.00 for JCC Indy members.

Tina Wasserman is a celebrate cooking instructor and writer, sharing her new book Entree to Judaism. As a regular magazine contributor, Wasserman has been in high demand for her culinary knowledge and talents. She has been published in The Washington Post, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and the Dallas Morning News. In addition, Tina Wasserman has gained a regular audience as the Food Columnist for Reform Judaism Magazine, the largest circulated Jewish Magazine in the world sent to all affiliated Reform Jewish homes in North America.

She makes her way to the Circle City this week from her home in Dallas, Texas, where she is a highly respected and well-known cooking instructor. She brings a hands-on approach to all things food and has made a name for herself as one of the top kosher cooks in the United States if not the world. Her ideas about food preparation and her sense of flavor have appealed to non-Jewish and Jewish students for over 35 years.

Tina Wasserman received her BS in nutrition and education from Syracuse University. She went on to earn and MA from New York University before she started spreading the kosher love. She brings her excitement for the how and why of cooking to students at her own cooking schools and at school and community centers across the country.

Tina gained great notoriety as Chef Fields when the Marshall Field’s Department Store opened in Dallas. In that job, it was Mrs. Wasserman’s great pleasure to connect prominent chefs and restaurateurs to the local community. In 1994, she was elected to Les Dame d’Escoffier, and International Culinary Society that honors women in the food and beverage industry. As one of the most outstanding female Kosher chefs, Tina held this honor with great pride.

This Thursday evening you to can learn from the great Tina Wasserman. She will lead the Indianapolis audience through a culinary journey around the world examining food from the Jewish Diaspora, from Spain to India and Russia to Italy. After her lecture, she will field questions and lead attendees in a hands-on activities from artful food preparation to creative table setting.

For more information about this Indianapolis event, visit the JCC Indy website. The Ann Katz Festival of Books ends this weekend. If you have yet to attend this Indianapolis festival, time is quickly running out. As a leader of the Indianapolis community, JCC Indy’s annual Ann Katz Festival of Books makes great contributions to Indianapolis education.

Tina Wasserman
November 19, 7:00 pm

Arthur M. Glick Jewish Community Center
6701 Hoover Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46260
317.251.9467