Events

To Book a Speaking Engagement with Sarah Lohman, please contact Sean Lawton at Collective Speakers. You can reach him at sean@c-ent.com. Download a full list of events I offer here. Or we can build a custom program together. I perform all over the country, and I would love to come to you!

Burnin’ Down The Mouth! The Secrets of Spicy Foods
Presented by Masters of Social Gastronomy
Caveat NYC
New York, NY
Monday March 25, 2019
$10 Purchase tickets here.
This month, MSG breaks into the secret world of hot peppers. Follow America’s historical love of hot sauce to our present Sriracha obsession. We’ll examine what makes Thai food tick, where Indian vindaloo gets its muscle and what makes this veggie pack such a powerful punch! More info here.

Heating up History: An Exploration of Spice, Hot Sauce, and Immigrant Foods
Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn, NY
Thursday April 11, 2019
Doors open at 6:00 PM
Event Starts at 6:30PM
$10 General Admission/$5 Members
Purchase tickets here.
How did spiciness find its way into America’s food lexicon? How are hot sauce makers looking to turn up the heat on adventurous eaters? And why do we do this to ourselves?!?!? Join Sarah and a panel of hot sauce experts to answer all your burning question about spicy food! More info here.

Brooklyn Boozehounds
Brooklyn Brainery (Prospect Heights Brainery)
Brooklyn, NY
Thursday April 25, 2019
8:30PM
$14 Register and purchase tickets here
The production of alcohol has long been tied to Brooklyn’s history, through commerce and controversy. Join Sarah for a booze-soaked journey through Brooklyn’s past and present, as she discusses the earliest applejack producers, the end of distilling during Prohibition, and distilling’s triumphant return to King’s County.

Campfire Cooking: Simple Equipment, Delicious Dishes!
Brooklyn Brainery
Class meets at the Old Stone House in Park Slope, located in Washington Park at 5th Ave & 3rd St
Brooklyn, NY
Saturday April 27, 2019
10:00AM – 1:00PM or 2:00PM – 5:00PM
Tickets $55 Register and purchase tickets here
Gain confidence with cooking over fire during this NEW campfire cooking class. Under Sarah’s expert tutelage, you will learn how to make a variety of dishes using different methods such as stick roasting, hanging and roasting directly on coals. No equipment? No problem – after this course, you’ll have the necessary skills to prepare a feast no matter where you set up camp.

Diners, Diners and Diners!
Presented by Masters of Social Gastronomy
Caveat NYC
New York, NY
Monday April 29, 2019
$10 Purchase tickets here.
Together, we’ll uncover the history of that all-American institution: THE DINER. We’ll learn about its original definition and how it evolved to include a requisite thousand-page menu. We’re focusing specifically on three iconic NYC diners close to Sarah’s heart: B&H Dairy, Veselka, and Nom Wah Tea Parlor. For the non-native New Yorkers – we’ll be hitting Waffle House, Denny’s, and Skyline Chili. More info here.

The Secrets of FAKE MEAT!
Presented by Masters of Social Gastronomy
Caveat NYC
New York, NY
Monday June 24, 2019
$10 Purchase tickets here.
This month in MSG, Sarah Lohman will give you a run-down of vegetarianism in the west and Soma will be taking charge of all your favorite modern imitation meats, exploring the many faces of soy and revealing the not-so-secret fungi factories that power your favorite frauds. More info here.

The Harvey Girls & Meals for Rail Passengers
The Smithsonian Institution
The National Museum of American History
Washington, D.C.
Friday June 28, 2019
Demonstration at 1:00 p.m.
Free
Sarah Lohman will explore the history of the Harvey Girls working as hostesses at restaurants known as Harvey Houses along the rail lines in the Southwest. Join Sarah as she digs into food history, while also discussing broader changes in American transportation and tourism history. After a cooking demonstration, Lohman will sign copies of her book, Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine. This program is a collaboration with the museum’s American Enterprise exhibition.

Masters of Social Gastronomy Events
Caveat NYC
New York, NY
Culinary historian Sarah Lohman and resident food scientist Jonathan Soma are the Masters of Social Gastronomy. Each month, they fearlessly take on a curious food topic, breaking down the history, science, and stories behind what we eat.

Upcoming dates include: July 29th, August 26th, September 30th, October 28th and November 25th. More information to come!