The cookbook author and TV show host once worked in the White House Office of Management and Budget before purchasing a specialty food store for sale in the Hamptons, the beginning of Barefoot Contessa. Garten will be interviewed by KCRW Good Food host Evan Kleiman.
General admission is $42 (plus tax) per person and includes an autographed copy of Ina's new cookbook, "Barefoot Contessa Foolproof: Recipes You Can Trust." Tickets can be purchased by stopping by Vroman's Bookstore or calling (626) 449-5320. Tickets are also available for purchase online.
Wilshire Ebell Theatre, 4401 West 8th St., L.A., www.ebellla.com.