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Women’s Networking Event – Let’s Talk Tahini!

October 28 @ 6:45 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Woodmont Country Club
1201 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD
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Join us for our HYBRID Women’s Networking Event. Choose to join in-person or via Zoom. Either way, you’ll enjoy an engaging and delicious presentation by Amy Zitelman, author of “The Tahini Table: and co-owner of Soom Foods and Executive Chef Ryan Moore of Sababa. The program will begin promptly at 7 p.m. In-person attendees will enjoy a seated dinner prepared using Soom Foods tahini and recipes!

Founded in 2013 by Amy and her sisters who share a love for food, family, and community, Soom Foods was born to introduce high-quality tahini and tahini products to the American market. Soom Foods is the trusted brand for tahini used by award-winning chefs and home cooks. Zitelman was named to Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2018 List for the Food and Drink category and is author of “The Tahini Table, Go Beyond Hummus”.


Executive Chef Ryan Moore

A graduate of L’Académie de Cuisine in Bethesda, Maryland, Ryan Moore began his culinary career in 2002 while working as a sous chef at Zola. Over the course of his career Moore has had the unique opportunity to be a part of the team at minibar by José Andrés and The Bazaar by José Andrés at the SLS Hotel Beverly Hills. In 2010, Moore began working at sister restaurant Zaytinya, Rogue 24, Ris Lacoste and Bistro Provence.  In 2017, Moore was asked to spearhead the menu for SABABA where he currently serves as Executive Chef.

If you plan to purchase a book and are attending in-person, please register by Monday, October 18. We will have a very limited number of books available for purchase at the event.

COVID-19 Information: Please note that we follow CDC guidelines. Masks are required indoors until you are seated at your table. Fully vaccinated individuals are welcome to attend this event. You will be asked to show official proof of vaccination when you arrive. You must have your official proof of vaccination (either scanned to your phone or documentation) to attend in person. If you are not fully vaccinated, please join us virtually. Based upon COVID-19 updates and guidelines, this may become a fully virtual event. Email updates will be sent to all registrants.

The program will begin promptly at 7 p.m. This event includes a seated dinner prepared using Soom Foods tahini and recipes!

This event is sold out. We hope you will join us at other events.


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