85 East Holly Street, Pasadena, CA 91103 • Tel: 626.795.4331 • www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org
NEWS RELEASE - For immediate release
The History of Food Will Be Explored During Spring Term of The Masters Series at Pasadena Senor Center
The spring term of The Masters Series is scheduled Tuesdays, April 4 to May 23, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St.
The Masters Series, which embraces lifelong learning, is open to members of the Pasadena Senior Center. Register for individual classes at $15 or the entire term for $100.
“Food History in Eight Tasty Bites” is the theme of the spring term. Classes will be taught by Dr. Carlo Coppola, a culinary historian, food writer, teacher of chefs and former chef.
April 4 – What Marco Polo Ate: A Culinary Odyssey
April 11 – What Christopher Columbus Didn’t Know About New-World Foods
April 18 – Passover and Easter Foods Around the World
April 25 – Four Major Movements in History:
- An Italian Wedding Feast in France
- A Sandwich for a “Loser”
- A Candy Maker Invents Canning
- The Queen Eats Pizza
May 2 – How Foods Got Their Names (BTW, who was “Tootsie” of the Tootsie Roll?)
May 9 – How Sweet It Is! A Short History of Cake
May 16 – Strange, Unusual Foods with Strange, Unusual Names
May 23 – A Brief History of Wine and How to Decode a Wine Label
For more information about the Pasadena Senior Center call 626-795-4331 or visit www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org.
Founded in 1960, the Pasadena Senior Center is an independent nonprofit agency that offers recreational, educational, wellness and social services to people ages 50 and older in a welcoming environment. Services are also provided for frail, low-income and homebound seniors.