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The White House Office of Public Engagement and the National Endowment for the Humanities host an interactiveevent with curators of The Chosen Food, an interactive exhibit currently on display at the Jewish Museum of Baltimore that explores the relationship between the customs and culture of the American Jewish community and food , the White House Kitchen, and Jewish celebrity chefs to explore the unique histories and lore of these foods and their place in the American Jewish experience. on March 28, 2012.  
The video below The Chosen Food is 1 hr. & 14 min.; however, it’s worth it for those that want to increase their knowledge about this fascinating tradition. (Video picture, famed chef & cookbook author Joan Nathan and White House Executive Pastry Chef & cookbook author William Yosses)
President Obama says of Yosses, “Whatever pie you like, he will make it and it will be the best pie you have ever eaten.” Obama has also nicknamed Yosses “the Crust Master.
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Chef & cookbook author Joan Nathan and White 
House Executive Pastry Chef William Yosses
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White House Passover Seder 
Recipe Collection
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President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will host their fourth Passover Seder  in the White House on Friday evening at 6:30 PM in the Old Family Dining Room at the White House.  The White House reached out to eight high-profile chefs in the US for a wide-ranging collection of healthy recipes for Passover, which represent the many traditions and backgrounds that make up the Jewish diaspora in America.
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Go to the following link  White House Passover Seder Recipe Collection to download the pdf files of the listed chefs recipes below.


Joan Nathan, (pictured above) Cookbook Author, Washington, DC – Moroccan Charoset Truffles 

Todd Aarons, Executive Chef of Tierra Sur at Herzog Wine Cellars, Oxnard, CA – Persian Style Chicken Soup

Michelle Bernstein, Chef and Owner of Michy’s and Sra. Martinez, Miami, FL – Moroccan Spiced Cornish Hens 

Gail Gand, Pastry Chef of Tru, Chicago, IL – Passover Lemon Sponge Cake with Strawberries 

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Joyce Goldstein, Cookbook Author and Guest Chef for Passover Seder at Perbacco Restaurant, San Francisco, CA – Spinach with Pine Nuts and Raisins 

Peter Hoffman, Chef of Savoy Restaurant, New York, NY –Tahrir Square Salad 

Michael Leviton, Chef of Lumiere, Newton, MA – Maple-Mustard Glazed Smoked Sable 

Michael Solomonov, Chef of Zahav, Philadelphia, PA – Carrot and Apple Salad with Pine Nuts 

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Camille’s earlier posts with video on Passover Seder
Part 2: (April 3, 2012)
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Shalom! 

Camille Mitchell
Ambassador
NCM Enterprises

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