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In Store Wednesday, January 11, 2023 7:00 PM PT

Chef Jernard Wells discusses & signs SOUTHER INSPIRED


About this Event

**PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THESE GUIDELINES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO CHANGING COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS**

JoinBarnes & Noble - The Grove at Farmers Market onJanuary 11, 2022, as we welcome award-winning TV host, celebrity chef, and bestselling cookbook author Chef Jernard Wells to the store to discuss & sign, SOUTHERN INSPIRED, a cookbook with delicious and inventive recipes that remix the traditional flavors and classic dishes of Southern food and celebrate African-American culinary contributions to tables around the world—from the host of CLEO TV’s New Soul Kitchen.

***Vaccinations and mask coverings are highly recommended to attend this event.***

To make this event safe and enjoyable for all attendees, please read the below guidelines ahead of buying a ticket, so you know what to expect on the day. To avoid disappointment, we must stress that there will be no access to the event for non-ticketholders.

  • Barnes & Noble reserves the right to make new rules and orders in its sole discretion with regard to COVID-19 at any time and any person not abiding by the Barnes & Noble directives will be refused entry or directed to leave the premises.

TICKET INFORMATION

**A ticket includes:

  • SEATED Book Admission - $29.51 (Admission + one copy of SOUTHERN INSPIRED): **LIMITED QUANTITY AVAILABLE**: A ticket PER PERSON includes:
    • Admission to the event space for the discussion, signing, & photo-op with Chef Jernard Wells.
  • STANDING-ROOM ONLY Book Admission - $29.51 (Admission + one copy of SOUTHERN INSPIRED): **LIMITED QUANTITY AVAILABLE**: A ticket PER PERSON includes:
    • Admission to the event space for the discussion, signing, & photo-op with Chef Jernard Wells.

For Seated Tickets: Limited quantity is available and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Purchase of a ticket guarantees entrance to the event for the discussion and signing. However, this ticket may not necessarily guarantee a seat at the event, as later arrivals may be placed in a line behind the seated audience.

For Standing Room-Only Tickets: Limited quantity is available and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Purchase of a ticket guarantees entrance to the event for the discussion and signing. Ticket holders will be granted a standing view from behind the seated audience -- some views may be more limited/obstructed than others.

  • Ticket holders will be admitted into the event beginning at 6:00 PM on the day of the event. Please have a copy of your ticket available (either printed out or on your phone) for check-in.

GUIDELINES

  • This is a discussion, audience Q&A, signing, and photo-op event.
  • Due to COVID-19, vaccinations and masks are highly recommended to attend this event.
  • No large bags will be permitted into the event.
  • In order to attend this event, ticket holders should:
    • Have not had any contact in the last 14 days with a confirmed COVID- 19 patient.
    • Not be subject to a quarantine order.
    • Not traveled in the past 14 days to any state or country that California has designated as an area requiring isolation upon returning to the state.
    • At the time of the event, have not experienced in the last 72 hours any body temperature above 100 degrees Fahrenheit or any new symptoms associated with COVID-19. People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19: fever or chills; cough; shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; fatigue; muscle or body aches; headache; new loss of taste or smell; sore throat; congestion or runny nose; nausea or vomiting; and/or diarrhea.
  • Barnes & Noble may cancel this event at any time with or without notice to the ticket holders.

ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES

  • Some outside queuing may be required, so please do come dressed appropriately for all weathers.
  • The exact time at which the event ends will be determined on the day.
  • To avoid disappointment, we strongly advise you to arrive on time for the event. Late arrivals may not have the opportunity to enter the event space.
  • Due to health and safety and space limitations, those without a ticket will not be permitted to join the queue.
  • All event guidelines are subject to change.
  • If you have any additional questions, you can call the store directly at: 323-525-0270.

Please note that Eventbrite is the only authorized dealer for this event. Each person must have a ticket to enter.

Refunds:

Attendees can receive refunds up to 1 day before your event start date.

If you are unable to attend the event, Barnes & Noble - The Grove will hold your book for seven days after the event. Please contact the store to arrange your pickup.

Should this event be canceled due to changing COVID-19 concerns, all customers will be refunded their ticket price to the original method of payment per Eventbrite's refund policy.

Event guidelines are subject to change.

ABOUT SOUTHERN INSPIRED:

After growing up in Mississippi, Jernard Wells brought the familiar dishes and bold flavors of the South along on his culinary journey to chef, restaurateur, and TV host. With Southern Inspired, Jernard continues his journey—retracing the steps of generations of African American cooks whose creations contributed to global kitchen tables since slavery. Southern food defines American food at large, and Jernard takes it to a whole new level while still honoring its roots. Jernard also brings in flavors from the Caribbean, Latin America, Asia, and Europe, always with his signature Southern flair.

This cookbook shares 100 recipes that are approachable for both beginners and more experienced cooks. You’ll find dishes for busy weekdays, backyard barbecues, slow-paced dinner parties, indulgent brunches, and holiday feasts, including:

• Blackened Catfish with Smoked Gouda Grits

• Southern Sweet Tea–Brined Fried Chicken

• Creamy Collard Green Dip and Crostini

• Over-the-Top Lime BBQ Shrimp Tacos

• One-Pot Caribbean Vegetable Noodles

• Fried Green Tomatillos

• Chicken Cheeseburger Egg Rolls

• Georgia Peach Hot Chicken Sandwich

• Cranberry-Whiskey Glazed Pork Ribs

• Granny Gwen’s Banana Pudding

• Mason Jar Raspberry Chocolate Trifles

Accompanied by beautiful color photography, Southern Inspired showcases Jernard’s American food: fresh, personal recipes packed with traditions and heartwarming family stories from an African American chef's perspective.

ABOUT CHEF JERNARD WELLS:

Event Location
The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 525-0270
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