PROJECTS 2005: Jerome Waag



MElt the Pot:

Saturday January 1, 2005
Cooking starts at 6:00
Be prepared to Cook Collectively
January 1 - January 31

On January 1, 2005 taste the flavor of democracy. To bring in the New Year, cook/artist Jerome Waag will introduce VESPUCCINI, a new pasta named after the famed Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci, after whom America would be named. All present will participate in preparation and cooking, creating an original recipe for a truly civic dish. Each step of the process will be decided by the people and written into the Recipe/Constitution.

The media will be present to document this experiment in democracy. Good for the constitution! Cooked by the People for the People!

If you think of an ingredient that must be included, Please Bring It.




Jerome Waag is a performance artist living in San Francisco and works as a chef at Chez Panisse in Berkeley CA. Jerome's exhibitions include "Building the House of Cards" at the SF Zen center, "Metamorpher" at Erica tanov and "Roadside Elixir," curated by Claudia Tennyson at Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin, CA in the spring of 2004. For "Roadside Elixir" Jerome put together "Meet my Mom"; in which passerbyes could eat, drink, and talk with his mother. Currently Jerome is running Open Restaurant with Sam White:

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