WORD Kids Presents Gaby Melian

08/11/2022 - 7:00pm

Celebrity Chef Gaby Melian brings you into her kitchen to teach the best recipes she’s learned from all over Latin America. From desayuno (breakfast) to cena (dinner), merienda (snacks) to postre (dessert), your young chef will be a pro in no time. 

¡En sus marcas, listos… fuera! Ready, set, cook!


FREE EVENT at WORD JERSEY CITY! Seating is Limited; RSVP below

Masks Required!

About the Book

Have you ever tried empanadas? Made cheesy arepas for your family? Or shared homemade, sprinkle-covered chocolate brigadeiros with your friends? Travel the world of Latin America with 70 recipes developed and written by Gaby Melian—all kid-tested and kid-approved by America’s Test Kitchen Kids’ panel of over 15,000 at-home kid recipe testers. A Spanish glossary, fun personal stories, and a peek into Gaby’s own kitchen make this book a delicious win for all young chefs and their families! 

About the author

Gaby Melian is a professional chef with more than twenty years of industry experience and a lifetime of personal knowledge about food and all its many wonderful flavors. She shares her deep love of food and vast kitchen know-how across multiple food media outlets. Her life in food has led her to many roles, including street vendor, culinary instructor, official Food Revolution ambassador, Bon Appétit test kitchen manager, cooking video host—and who knows what’s next! Gaby completed her culinary training at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City with degrees in Culinary Management, Culinary Arts, and Pastry Arts. Find her on Instagram @gabymelian, or at www.gabyskitchen.com

In conversation with

Melanie Underwood has worked as a Culinary Educator for 25 years, teaching at The Institute of Culinary Education in NYC in the Professional Pastry and Baking program, as well as in recreational and kids classes. For the past four years, she has taught high school culinary and baking arts in the Career and Technical Education Department. Her book, Making Artisan Cheesecake was published in 2015, and she has been a contributor to numerous cookbooks. Melanie is currently working on her next book, Rule Breaking Baking - Baking without Recipes. She continues to teach, and host culinary retreats and camps. 


Unable to attend in person? Order a signed copy of Gaby's book here!


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RSVP for Gaby Melian, August 11, 2022

RSVP below for WORD Presents Gaby Melian, author of Gaby's Latin American Kitchen on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 7PM

In person at WORD JC, 29 McWilliams Pl, Jersey City, NJ. 

Do not attend the event if you are feeling ill. Location and time subject to change.

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