An n’ Pale: A Conversation with Chef Elle Philippe


As part of their An n’ Pale Café Conversations, Haiti Cultural Exchange presents a discussion with Chef Elle Philippe. The event takes place on Friday, May 31, 2013, from 6:00-9:00pm at Five Myles Gallery, located at 558 St. Johns Place, in Brooklyn, New York. Join HCX for a discussion and food demonstration by Chef Elle Philippe; learn about her delicious integration of traditional Haitian cuisine and modern flavors and the important links between culture and food.

Elle Philippe was born and raised in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. As a young girl she visited her grandparents’ farm in Léogane, Haiti, and developed a love for the fresh, vibrant foods and flavors of her home country. Chef Elle is a gastronomy chef and culinary instructor. She is also a lifestyle consultant and focuses her clients around the important elements of food, culture and health in their daily lives. Specializing in French, Italian, and Haitian cuisine, she received her training from the French Culinary Institute and studied food politics at The New School. With more than 12 years of experience, Philippe has become one of the most highly motivated and sought after caterers of haute Haitian cuisine and holds an exceptional record of superior service and a deep passion for the art of cooking.

Refreshments by Chez Elle will be served; $10 suggested donation. Space is limited, please RSVP to

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