Macy’s Celebrates Asian Flavors and Culture with Chef Katie Chin for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Macy’s welcomes renowned author, chef and television personality,
Katie Chin, at six stores nationwide for cooking demos and discussions
on Asian Cuisine and her new book, “Katie Chin’s Everyday Chinese
Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother’s Kitchen.”

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This May, Macy’s celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with
renowned chef, Katie Chin. Chin will host in-store culinary events at
six Macy’s stores across the country, highlighting the Asian food
experience through cooking demos, tips for setting your table, and more.
Chin will also discuss the importance of her heritage and its specific
influence on her culinary style. Of Chinese descent, Chin has been
internationally-celebrated for her presence in the culinary and
entertainment industries.

“Macy’s is thrilled to partner with Katie Chin to celebrate Asian
Pacific American Heritage Month and honor its rich culture and heritage,
in stores nationwide. Chin offers a unique and celebrated take on Asian
Cuisine, and we are excited to share her story and expertise with Macy’s
customers,” said Dineen Garcia, Macy’s vice president of Diversity &
Inclusion Strategies.

Chin recently released her fourth title, “Katie Chin’s Everyday Chinese
Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother’s Kitchen,” featuring her
mother’s most beloved recipes.

In the past, Chin co-hosted the national PBS cooking series, “Double
Happiness,” in conjunction with her mother, and together they wrote
“Everyday Chinese Cooking.” On her own, Chin wrote “300 Best Rice Cooker
Recipes” and the award-winning bestseller “Everyday Thai Cooking.” She
has also been featured in several national publications including O
Magazine, Cooking Light, bon appetit, Elle, Real Simple, and Family
Circle, and has made appearances on The “Today Show”, the Hallmark
Channel, “The Daily Buzz,” the Cooking Channel, and as a guest judge on
Food Network’s “Iron Chef America” and a chef contestant on “Cutthroat

“In the spirit of my mother, Leeann Chin’s enduring legacy, I am so
proud to partner with Macy’s to celebrate my heritage and demystify
authentic Asian cooking for everyday home chefs across the U.S.,” said
Katie Chin.

Following the cooking demo, Macy’s will host a customer reception, where
Chin will sign her most recent book, “Katie Chin’s Everyday Chinese
Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother’s Kitchen.” Plus, with
any home purchase of $50 or more, guests will receive limited-edition
branded chopsticks and a copy of Chin’s newest cookbook. (While supplies
last and as time permits. Purchase must be at the specific Macy’s event
location and made on the day of the event.)

Below are the stores and select information for Macy’s Asian Pacific
American Heritage Month events:

Macy’s Galleria Houston – Houston, – Saturday, May 7 at 2 p.m.
on State Street – Chicago, – Wednesday, May 11 at 5:30 p.m.
Herald Square – New York, – Thursday, May 19 at 6 p.m.
Montgomery – Bethesda, MD – Saturday, May 21 at 2 p.m.
Pasadena – Los Angeles, – Wednesday, May 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Union Square – San Francisco, – Thursday, May 26 at 6 p.m.

For a complete listing of Macy’s Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
events, please visit

About Macy’s

Macy’s, the largest retail brand of Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M), delivers
fashion and affordable luxury to customers at approximately 730
locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam,
as well as to customers in the U.S. and more than 100 international
destinations through its leading online store at Via its
stores, e-commerce site, mobile and social platforms, Macy’s offers
distinctive assortments including the most desired family of exclusive
and fashion brands for him, her and home. Macy’s is known for such epic
events as Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks® and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day
Parade®, as well as spectacular fashion shows, culinary events, flower
shows and celebrity appearances. Macy’s flagship stores — including
Herald Square in New York City, Union Square in San Francisco, State
Street in Chicago, and Dadeland in Miami and South Coast Plaza in
southern California — are known internationally and are leading
destinations for visitors. Building on a more than 150-year tradition,
and with the collective support of customers and employees, Macy’s helps
strengthen communities by supporting local and national charities giving
more than $69 million each year to help make a difference in the lives
of our customers.

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About Katie Chin

Author Katie Chin’s love of cooking blossomed at an early age as she
helped her renowned mother, Leeann Chin, prepare delicious Chinese
dishes in her popular restaurants. Together they hosted the national PBS
cooking series Double Happiness, taught cooking classes and made
appearances on NBC’s Today. Now, Katie is a world-renowned Asian
food expert, blogger, TV host and author. Her latest release, Katie
Chin’s Everyday Chinese Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother’s
, is a family treasury of memories and recipes that
introduces her mother’s mastery of Chinese flavors and techniques to the
everyday kitchen.


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