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First Kitchen World Premiere

  • Black Cat 400 Eddy Street San Francisco, CA, 94109 United States (map)


A sneak-preview of BLOODLINE, directed by CAAMFest alumnus James Q. Chan and featuring chef Tu David Phu (Top Chef 15 and SF Chronicle Rising Star 2017). This vibrant, personal film about food, family and creativity is the premiere episode of the new documentary food series, FIRST KITCHEN. Join us for this special launch-event featuring a film screening and specially crafted selection of appetizers (“street bites”) curated by Phu and our host venue Black Cat, as well as an opportunity to meet director Chan, series creator and executive producer Santhosh Daniel, and Phu (who also co-executive producer of the series). Ticket holders will receive a discount to Black Cat’s live jazz performance immediately following the FIRST KITCHEN event—check the Black Cat calendar for artist details (!

— Masashi Niwano

Black Cat is a restaurant, bar & live jazz venue in the heart of San Francisco’s historic arts & entertainment district, and a proud venue sponsor of CAAMFest 2018.


Expected attendees:

Director: James Q. Chan
Executive Producer: Santhosh Daniel
Producer: Miles Ito
Associate Producer: Kim Phu, Penelope Wong, Jeff Den Broeder
Talent: Cam Phu, Ut Le, Tu David Phu

Co-Presented by: Asia Society Northern California


Executive Producer: Santhosh Daniel, Tu David Phu
Producer: James Q. Chan, Miles Ito
Associate Producer: Kim Phu, Penelope Wong
Story: Santhosh Daniel, Tu David Phu
Editor: Jeff den Broeder
Music: Miles Ito

Earlier Event: December 17
9 courses $79 SOMA San Francisco
Later Event: July 12
NW Crave