Image of a dish of food, possibly beef, and Harlem-based Chef J.J. Johnson

Chef J.J. Johnson creates a work of culinary art for Carnegie Museum of Art's Feast Series

Feast: 20/20

Hall of Sculpture

$175 (Members: $160)

James Beard-nominated Chef J.J. Johnson, formerly of Harlem’s The Cecil and Minton’s Supper Club, explores world-spanning historic foodways in a multi-course dinner. His cooking encompasses the African diaspora, bringing influences from traditional American, African, and Asian recipes into a single menu.

Tickets include a champagne hour and a seated dinner served family-style in one of the most beautiful spaces in Pittsburgh. Your evening also includes access to 20/20: The Studio Museum of Harlem and Carnegie Museum of Art, which Vogue called "the most important art show in America." A performance by Jacquea Mae featuring guitarist David Edmunds and a DJ set by Nate Miller will complement the dinner experience.

Limited seating. Registration ends on September 29.

Menu Preview

  • Puff grain salad with radish, coconut, candy peanuts
  • Saké-braised lamb shoulder
  • King crab red fried rice with garlic bok choy and homemade roti
  • Dipping sauce trio:
    • Pineapple Hot Sauce
    • Zatar Yogurt
    • Tamarind BBQ
  • JJ’s Famous Cotton Candy
  • Chocolate Mousse

Event Sponsors

Warby Parker

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Chatham University's Food Studies Program

Chatham University’s Master of Arts in Food Studies in the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment emphasizes a holistic approach to food systems, from agriculture and food production to cuisines and consumption, providing intellectual and practical experience from field to table.