December 06, 2012 16:18 ET

INFORUM Hosts Chef Joanne Weir, Hot Out of the Oven

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 6, 2012) - INFORUM announced today that it will host world-renowned Chef Joanne Weir on Dec. 12th in-conversation with San Francisco culinary icon, Chef Gary Danko.

Weir is the owner of Copita Tequileria y Comida in Sausalito, an award-winning cookbook author and the host of the show, "Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence." She'll be dishing on her latest cookbook, Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence: Dinner Made Simple, and the art of creating exciting, nourishing and accessible meals in your own kitchen. 

Weir has cooked with Alice Waters, studied under Madeleine Kamman in France and won a James Beard Award, but her heart is in home cooking. Come glean tips from her food theory and technique as she unpacks dinner made simple.

While learning from the master of all things home-made, guests will have the chance to snack on three of Weir's signature dishes and wash them down with her award-winning chardonnay. Joanne Weir Chardonnay won a gold medal at the San Francisco International Wine Competition this year.

Gary Danko is chef and principal at Restaurant Gary Danko, a James Beard Award Winner for "Best Chef-California, 1995" and "Best New Restaurant, 2000."

Join INFORUM for this special opportunity to mingle with the food world's finest, enjoy the treats from the expert herself and toast to the spirit of home cooking.

The program takes place at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on Wednesday, Dec. 12th, at 6:30 p.m. PT. For more information and to register for tickets, call (415)-597-6705 or register online at

Media interested in attending should please RSVP to:
Erin Collins,
INFORUM Associate, (415) 597-6732,
Enies Burton, INFORUM Public Relations Chair,
Please bring a business card to the event.


The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum -- since 2002, INFORUM, a division of The Club created by and for people in their 20s and 30s, has spent the past decade stirring things up with a mission to inspire debate around civic issues. INFORUM has played host to a variety of ingenious speakers, like Van Jones and Rachel Maddow, and has reached beyond the traditional model, presenting events that range anywhere from spirits tasting to an exploration of the revolutionary music scene with the founder of Burning Man.

Contact Information

  • For more information:

    Erin Collins
    (415) 597-6732
    Email Contact