Join us for a delicious day of food and history at the Museum of Food and Drink as we tour the museum’s current exhibition, “Chow: Making the Chinese American Restaurant,” which looks at the birth and evolution of Chinese American cuisine and this vital community’s immigration and contribution to New York City. Leave with fun lesson ideas and classroom activities using food related archival sources from the Brooklyn Collection including, menus, photographs, and advertisements. Your students will love learning about immigration through the lens of food and culture!

CTLE Credits: 5

NOTE: Brooklyn Connections workshops are intended for educators and school administrators. Priority will be given to K-12 classroom teachers. All others will be accommodated pending availability. Brooklyn Connections is an approved NYSED Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) sponsor. This special accreditation enables educators to utilize Brooklyn Connections professional learning workshops toward fulfilling their mandated 100 hours of approved CTLE credits.

Support for Brooklyn Connections is provided by The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund, New York Life Foundation, Epstein Teicher Philanthropies, Hearst Foundation, Festa Family, and Brooklyn Eagles.

close navigation