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!

Gilded Age New York: A Wealth Inequality Dinner
Sunday, Jan 20, 6-9pm
With Dilettante Army at Cabinet Magazine
300 Nevins Street
Brooklyn, NY
$20 get tickets here!

Drawing on archival recipes, this dinner will recreate the food of Gilded Age New York in six courses; each dish will be accompanied by a brief talk about the economic and cultural role of that dish (plus a round of trivia). Dilettante Army’s editor-in-chief, Sara Clugage, will present along with guest speakers Sarah Lohman, Dania Rajendra and Amy Schiller.

Let’s Make Croissant-Doughnuts!
Brooklyn Brainery
Prospect Heights, NY
Friday January 25th, 2018 6:30-8:30PM
AND
Saturday, January 26th 10:00-1:00PM
$65 Tickets here!
In this two-day class, we’ll demystify the wildly-successful pastry of a certain bakery using multitude of skills. At the end of our time together, you’ll have a half-dozen crispy treats to share with your loved ones or devour solo!
This is a two-session class meeting both Friday evening to make the dough, and Saturday morning to complete the process and cook off your doughnuts! More info here.

Romance and Revenge: The History of Aphrodisiacs and Poisons
Presented by Masters of Social Gastronomy
Caveat NYC
New York, NY
Monday January 28, 2019
$10 Purchase tickets here.
First comes loves, then comes marriage, then comes a little bit of rat poison in their coffee cup. Come hear stories about when love goes wrong, and the Victorian obsession with female poisoners. We’ll also trace the long history of aphrodisiacs and see what science has to say about their amorous assertions. More info here.

The History of Chocolate
Brooklyn Brainery Prospect Heights, NY
Tuesday, January 29, 6:30-8:00pm
$15 get tickets here!

In this talk, we’ll explore the history of chocolate from its roots as an ancient Meso-American beverage to its current world-championship status. You’ll learn how a yellow, football-shaped tropical fruit transforms into high-end dark chocolate and what “Mexican Hot Chocolate” actually has in common with what Montezuma drank. And there will be samples!

What Goes in, Must Come Out: The Secret Life of Your Gastrointestinal Intestinal Tract
Presented by Masters of Social Gastronomy
Caveat NYC
New York, NY
Monday February 25, 2019
$10 Purchase tickets here.
This month, we cover the human body from mouth to butt. Soma takes apart the science behind the ecology of our insides. Sarah reveals what studying the mouth and teeth of our earliest human ancestors reveals about evolution, and special guest sewage expert Kimberly Worsham will give us a run down on the long and fascinating history of toilets. More info here.

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.

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.

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!