Please join us to hear about the life and culinary journeys of these 8 Vietnamese American chefs, culinary instructors, and food entrepreneurs!
Vietnamese Americans have lived in extraordinary times, surviving war, displacement, and resettlement.
VIETNAMESE FOCUS: Generations of Stories showcases the diversity of the Vietnamese community in Orange County, California, the largest outside of Vietnam. OC Parks in partnership with the UC Irvine Vietnamese American Oral History Project (VAOHP) present this exhibition, which includes interactive features, photographs, documents, artifacts, ephemera, original artwork by Trinh Mai, and oral histories from VAOHP and the UCI Libraries Orange County & Southeast Asian Archive Center (OC&SEAA), as well as materials from private collections.
The exhibition, panel discussions, and food tastings are FREE & OPEN to the public.
1-hour metered parking is available on nearby streets. For longer-term parking, public parking structures and lots are available nearby, visit: https://sites.uci.edu/vaohp/programs/events-vietnamesefocus/