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Roy L. Williams            
Director of Public Relations        
Birmingham Public Library             
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067            
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Wenonah High School culinary students to give demo tonight, Oct. 10 at Central Library

What: Wenonah High School Cooking Demo When: Tuesday, Oct. 10, 5:30 – 8 p.m. Where: Central Library, 2100 Park Place, Birmingham, AL 35203 Details: Teens enrolled in the award-winning Wenonah High School Culinary Arts Program will perform a cooking demonstration and food-tasting of delectable dishes mastered during the school year. The program will conclude the 2017 Eat Drink Read Write Festival held by the Birmingham Public Library Oct. 1-10. This event is sponsored by Jay Roberson, Birmingham City Councilor for District 7.  

BIRMINGHAM, AL-If you want to see some of Birmingham’s most talented young cooks in action, make plans to be at the Central Library tonight, Tuesday, Oct. 10 for a cooking demo featuring members of the award-winning Wenonah High School Culinary Team.

Between 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., students involved in the culinary program will show off their cooking skills by performing a demonstration and food tasting of delectable dishes they have mastered during the school year. Their cooking demo will close out the Birmingham Public Library’s 2017 Eat Drink Read Write Festival. See information about the event at

The Wenonah High Culinary Arts team members, all seniors, performing the cooking demo at the Central Library, will be: Asia Tatum, Jordan Young, Drusilla Foster, Juahmun Sturgeon, Janiya Wright, Aaron Harris and Alejandro Guzman. Another member of the team, Tytianna Day, will help serve attendees.

The students will demonstrate a fruit salad with honey dressing, cinnamon sweet potatoes, and a chicken vegetable stir-fry, Pilgrim said. Attendees will get samples and recipes to take home.
Students in the Wenonah High Culinary Arts Program visited the nearby Powderly Branch Library to research books on food to prepare for the cooking demo.

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