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Dine Around Downtown: Cooking At Home Edition With Taïm’s Chef Einat

Date: 07/09/2020

Time: 4:00pm
Where: Downtown Alliance, Virtual,

Join Rocco DiSpirito as he chats with Author/Owner/Chef Einat Admony of Taïm. Chef Einat will show participants how to make a delicious Eggplant Sabich Salad and Cauliflower Shwarma. Registration is required and limited. All participants will receive a digital copy of the recipe(s) prior to the event.

This event is FREE and we encourage you to support the staff of Taïm’s sister restaurant Balaboosta by making a donation directly to their team through the Balaboosta Employee Support Fund.

And if your inner chef is calling you, whip up your best version of a featured recipe and post a picture of your plate to Instagram with #DineAroundAtHome and @downtownnyc to enter to WIN a 30-minute private virtual cooking class with the guest chef! Be sure to tag @taimfalafel and @Chefeinat too.


Chef Einat Admony, named a "fiercely determined chef" by The New York Times, grew up in Tel Aviv, worked as a cook in the Israeli Army, walked away from college after two months, roamed around Germany as a gypsy, then packed up her life to move to New York City. Now, after 20+ years, Chef Einat is the chef and owner of Balaboosta, the fine-dining Middle Eastern restaurant; Kish-Kash, New York’s first couscous bar; and the beloved falafel chain, Taim. She is also the author of two cookbooks: Balaboosta, and the upcoming Shuk (Fall 2019), with Artisan Books. When she is not at one of her restaurants, she can be found at home in Brooklyn, cooking for her two children, Liam and Mika, her husband and business partner, Stefan Nafziger, plus, a constant flow of dinner parties with family and friends.


Taïm, (meaning “tasty” in Hebrew) opened in 2005 as a tiny storefront in the West Village, and was a place where Chef Einat Admony could share her love of falafel, sabich, s’rug and amba, cauliflower shawarma and smoothies with the world. Today, Taïm has grown to include more restaurants, including one in Lower Manhattan at 75 Maiden Lane. Chef Einat, with her husband and business partner Stefan Nafziger, have also opened three Israeli inspired, fine-dining restaurants including Balaboosta, Kish-Kash, and Bar Bolonat.

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