Chef's Table

    Special Event
    Sunday June 8, 2014 @ 2:00 PM

    Price: $68.00
    Member Price: $61.20


    The stand-by list becomes available at the admissions desk exactly two (2) hours before the start of the program.  You must be physically present to sign up on the list.  Any available tickets will be released to the stand-by list, in order, beginning ten minutes before the start of the program. Each person can purchase up to two tickets.  You must be physically present at the time your name is called or your place in line will be forfeited.  Unfortunately, we are unable to predict how many tickets, if any, may become available.

    Chairman's Circle members of the museum have first priority to purchase tickets for sold-out programs, should tickets become available.  Please call 212.620.5000 ext. 344 to inquire about membership. 

    Spend an afternoon in the Rubin Museum’s galleries learning about Tibetan nutrition, herbs, and spices through  the exhibition Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine with guide Tashi Chodron. Then we will travel together via subway to Jackson Heights’ GangJong Kitchen for a discussion, demonstration, and carefully conceptualized traditional Tibetan dinner with Chef Tenzing, a Gold Medal-decorated chef and expert in Tibetan cuisine.  Yes, there will be momos!

    Presented in collaboration with GangJong Kitchen and Jeffrey Tastes Roosevelt Avenue Tours.

    ** Bring your subway card; travel costs are not included.  Meat and dairy will be featured ingredients in this meal.

    About the Speakers

    Chef Tenzing was an executive chef for the Russian Kalmuk President and earned a Gold Medal award from the Russian government for his excellence in service. He participated in several food competitions around the world and was awarded for his creativity. Tenzin la has worked many years as an executive chef for many world class fine dining restaurants around the world, and now runs his own restaurant, GangJong Kitchen, in Jackson Heights, Queens, which features traditional Tibetan cuisine.

    Tashi Chodron is the Coordinator of Adult and Academic Outreach Programs, Rubin Museum Guide, and Voices of Tibet Founder.