"Food Haven" World Premiere - 7:00pm Friday May 5

Triple Feature With Short Films "Risky Business" & "The End Of Sushi"

A “Celebration of Culture" A look into the ever-evolving food culture of New Haven, Connecticut. A city that at one point was considered one of the most dangerous in America, has focused its efforts into becoming a diverse culinary food mecca. Narrated by New Haven's award winning chefs and diverse locals, enjoy a deeper look into a city that’s national recognition often gets left on the back burner. Featuring White House recognized chef Bun Lai of Miya’s Sushi as well as other award winning chefs/owners of restaurants such as Jason Sobocinski (Caseus), John Ginnetti (116 Crown), Jean Pierre Vuillermet (Union League Café), Prasad Chirnomula (Thali), Francesco d’Muri (L’Orcio) as well as many others. Enjoy the roller coaster ride of “Food Haven”, narrated by amazing dishes and diverse locals, you will be sure to leave the theater feeling better connected to the city of New Haven and very hungry!

After moving back to Connecticut with a fresh perspective and appreciation for his hometown, O’Connor decided to showcase the amazing melting pot of New Haven. “I remember growing up in New Haven, it was always a special occasion when my parents would take me to a restaurant downtown but now that I am older, I spend almost every day in the city.”

05.05.17 - 7:00 pm
2 hours 30 minutes
Gateway Community College