On December 4, 2016 from 2-5:00 p.m. Najmieh will be appearing at 3RD Annual Culinary Women In Words signature holiday book party at Salon ILO 1637 Wisconsin Avenue, NW. For more information go to the Les Dames D’Escoffier DC. website
Najmieh was the guest chef at First Lady Michelle Obama’s
White House Nowruz Celebration and Lunch on 6 April 2016.
“I want us to take a moment to thank our fabulous guest chef Najmieh Batmanglij” – Michele Obama (see the full video of the First Lady’s remarks) Najmieh with White House chef Cris Comerford and pastry chef Susan Morrison cooking the Nowruz lunch on 6 April 2016.
Najmieh wiil be speaking at Book Larder , a community cookbook store in Seattle, Wa on August 12, 2016 from 6:30 – 8pm. Visit their site for more information.
Najmieh will be demonstrating recipes, talking, and signing books at the IACA Festival in Seattle on August 13, 2016.
Najmieh will be appearing at the Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies at Stanford University on May 12, 2016 – 7:00pm – 8:30pm for An Iranian Chef’s Journey from Persia to Napa.
This version of the Fresh Herb Kuku by Najmieh Batmanglij was served at the White House at Michelle Obama’s Nowruz celebration on April 6.
Najmieh will be signing her new book “Joon: Persian Cooking Made Simple” at the Freer/Sackler Nowruz celebration on Sarturday, March 5th from 2-3pm in the Sackler bookstore. For more information go to the Freer/Sackler website.
Najmieh will be speaking at Celebrating Food! The Tenth Salute to Women in Gastronomy on Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 10:30-11:40am on “Celebrating Women in the Culinary Arts”, and from 4-5pm on “The Magic of International Spice Blends”. For more information and to register go to the Les Dames d’Escoffier website.
Najmieh is interviewed in the National Public Radio (NPR) Foodways blog article “From Candy To Juleps, Persians Left Imprint on Many Edible Delights”
Najmieh will be appearing at the: Second Annual Culinary Women in Words December 6, 2015 2:00-5:00 p.m. Salon Ilo 1637 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Please go to the Les Dames d’Escoffier site to register and for more information.