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Oct 26th: Bread of the Dead
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
No, we're not referring to Jerry Garcia's favorite baked goods. With The Day of the Dead soon upon us, Chaac Mool shares how food lies at the heart of culture. The focus of this session will be traditional breads like pan de muerto, (which translates to "bread of the dead" in English) but dinner and drinks are also included.
About Luis and Maria de la Luz Vazquez
Chaac-Mool Yucatecan Food would love the opportunity to introduce you to traditional Mayan Cuisine. Luis Vazquez drew inspiration from the ancient god of rain to start the namesake company Chaac Mool. Vazquez, a fifth generation Yucatecan breadmaker, and his wife Maria formed the company six years ago in their small Tenderloin apartment. Chac Mool is a family run business that serves regional Mexican, indigenous and Pre-Hispanic cuisine. The Vazqueses believe that there is more to Mexican food than burritos and uses their food to bring the legends, flavors and feelings of Mexico straight to you. Currently, Chaac Mool can be found at: Dolores Park – Every day, 11-6PM , Fort Mason Center – Friday, 11-3PM, Off the Grid at Fort Mason – every Friday, 5-10PM, Mission Community Market – Thursday, 4-8PM
Sponsored by Whole Foods
When & Where
La Cocina is a ground-breaking business incubator designed to reduce the obstacles that often prevent low-income food entrepreneurs from creating successful and sustainable small businesses. By providing affordable, shared, commercial kitchen space, an array of industry-specific technical assistance and services, and access to market opportunities and access to capita, La Cocina works with entrepreneurs as they launch, grow, and formalize successful food businesses. We focus primarily on women from culturally diverse communities and immigrant communities. Our vision is that our program participants will become economically self-sufficient and contribute to a vibrant and diverse economy doing what they love to do.
La Cocina es una incubadora de negocios creada para reducir los obstáculos que suelen prevenir a los empresarios de crear pequeñas compañías exitosas y sostenibles. Al proveer recursos compartidos y un gamo de servicios específicos a la industria, las incubadoras de negocios aseguran que los pequeños negocios puedan ser exitosos. La misión de La Cocina es cultivar a los empresarios mientras que formalizan y crecen sus negocios de comida dando espacio a bajo costo en una cocina comercial, asistencia técnica específica a la industria y acceso a oportunidades para vender. Nos enfocamos en mujeres de comunidades de color e inmigrantes. Nuestra visión es que los empresarios se volverán económicamente auto-suficientes y contribuirán a la economía haciendo lo que ellos aman hacer.