March 26, 2014
From left: Wolfgang Puck and José Andrés

From left: Wolfgang Puck and José Andrés (José Andrés photo courtesy Blair Getz Mezibov)

Wolfgang Puck, José Andrés and Tom Sietsema

The Newseum is the place to be for foodies this spring with events featuring celebrity chefs Wolfgang Puck and José Andrés and Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema.

On April 12, the world-renowned restaurateur Wolfgang Puck will host a brunch for members of the Newseum's Friends of the First Amendment Society at The Source. Guests at this intimate event will enjoy a wide variety of The Source's famous dim sum as Chef Puck shares stories from his illustrious career and discusses his newest book, Wolfgang Puck Makes It Healthy. A book signing will follow the program.

On Monday, May 19, Chef José Andrés will join Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema to discuss the blossoming Washington food scene and Chef Andrés' experiences as one of the country's foremost culinary masters. Tom will also talk about the art of food criticism and what it takes to put together a restaurant review. Food aficionados will surely appreciate Chef Andrés' unique perspective and this rare public appearance from Tom Sietsema. Click here to learn more.

Starting on April 14, Press Pass members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to the José Andrés and Tom Sietsema program only for $25. Remaining tickets to this program will go on sale to the general public for $35 starting on April 21. This event is expected to sell out, so become a Press Pass Member today to ensure your ability to purchase tickets early!

Want the full "Foodie experience" at the Newseum and VIP access to engaging events throughout the year? Become a member of the Friends of the First Amendment Society for a complimentary invitation to brunch with Wolfgang Puck on April 12, reserved premium seats at the program with José Andrés and Tom Sietsema on May 19 and an invitation to a VIP reception on May 19. Contact Ryan Merkel at 202/ 292-6294 or rmerkel@newseum.org for more information on these exclusive invitations and Friends Society membership.

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