Join us for an evening of fine food and drink inspired by UTSA’s renowned Mexican Cookbook Collection. Ven a Comer!
SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017
5:30 – 9:00 P.M. | HOTEL EMMA ELEPHANT CELLAR
Mezcal Tasting Reception from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Mezcal expert Pedro Jiménez Gurría will present guests with a tasting experience to delight those both familiar and new to this agave-based liquor from Mexico.
An Extraordinary Meal from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Discover how the past influences today’s Mexican cuisine with a menu developed by a team of groundbreaking chefs from Mexico and San Antonio. Enjoy modern interpretations of traditional recipes from the collection.
Private Viewing All evening
Join us in Hotel Emma’s library for a private viewing of a selection of cookbooks from UTSA’s renowned Mexican Cookbook Collection. UTSA’s archivists and rare book experts will share insights regarding the collection, which includes handwritten recipe books providing an intimate view of domestic life and Mexican culinary culture.
$150 Per Person
Proceeds from the event will support UTSA’s Mexican Cookbook Collection, one of the city’s archival jewels with over 1,800 titles from 1789 to the present.
Dressy Casual – Guayaberas Encouraged
Tickets available at giving.utsa.edu/venacomer.