Martin Yan at the Library

Martin Yan

Martin Yan

The Bay Area’s most celebrated TV chef, Martin Yan, will be appearing at San Jose’s Martin Luther King, Jr., Main Library this weekend. Chef Yan has hosted several TV programs, but is most well-known for “Yan Can Cook”, which first aired in 1978. Yan has also written numerous cookbooks. Yan lives in the Bay Area, and owns the “Yan Can” restaurants in Santa Clara’s River Mark shopping center and Pleasant Hill.

At the library, Chef Yan will present a cooking demonstration and sign copies of his latest book, Martin Yan’s China, which will also be available for sale. If you’ve seen Yan’s television programs, you know that he is a terrifically entertaining presenter, and will give not only recipes for authentic Chinese food, but also explain the history and cultural signficance of the dishes he cooks.

When: Saturday, May 30, 2009. 2:00 PM.

Where: Caret Plaza, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Main Library, 150 E. San Fernando St., San Jose.

Cost: Free.

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  1. Martin Yan Is Everywhere (pingback) on May 27th, 2009 @ 4:43 pm

    […] more Yan? San Jose Metblogs has already reported that the chef is scheduled to appear at a free event at the main San Jose MLK Library on Saturday, May 30, at 2:00 […]



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