Video of the event, courtesy Ali Rosen of Potluck Video
Alison Cayne had the ambitious idea to open a community space for cooking, learning, and eating. That she managed to do this, in the heart of Manhattan, is no small feat. In early May Cayne hosted the Toklas Society and explained how, along with raising five children, she managed to pull this off while also working towards a Masters in Food Studies at NYU.
In a hushed white room three flights up from street level, forty women, and one child (Cayne’s) sat and listened to Cayne share her story. Toklas’ Sue Chan kicked off the talk by asking Cayne how the seed for Haven’s Kitchen was planted. Continue reading