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Explore the diversity and creativity of Baltimore’s culinary scene with Pratt Test Kitchen. Hear from well-known chefs and speakers, enjoy programs and food demonstrations from local businesses, and participate from home with culinary Take & Make kits.

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Join us virtually or in person for free events featuring high-profile culinary creators like Toni Tipton-Martin and Michael Twitty. These conversations will revolve around their work in the industry, as well as the intersection between food and social justice. Chris Franzoni, founder of Eatmore Baltimore, will also be hosting interviews with popular local restaurants Clavel, Heritage Kitchen, Ekiben, and more.

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Zoom cooking demo with Crystal Foreman for Pratt Library, showing Afro-Vegan cookbook
coooking demo - Healthy Little Cooks Astronaut Ramen on Zoom
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Hear from local businesses and community gardeners as they present food demonstrations and teach you how to incorporate healthy and culturally specific ingredients into daily cooking. Get involved from home with Take & Make Kits including ingredients from local restaurants and gardens.

Upcoming Events

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Pratt Library Reopening


We are excited to welcome you back into Pratt Library buildings!

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Browse the Catalog


Browse the Pratt Library catalog, which includes an extensive collection of cookbooks.