" Last year, Fergus Chamberlain decided to take the plunge; he threw in his job as a buyer working for children’s food start Little Dish, packed his bags and headed off to Oaxaca, Mexico, where he discovered Pasilla Oaxaca Chili…"
After a successful fifth anniversary celebration, the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE is gearing up to once again pay homage to one of the greatest dining cities in the world while fighting to end hunger! The sixth annual Festival takes place October 17-20, 2013. It is the only Festival in New York to bring together both legendary culinary icons from around the globe and America’s most beloved television chefs. The Festival began as a one-night event, SWEET, in the fall of 2007. In 2008, Festival Founder and Director, Lee Brian Schrager (Vice President, Corporate Communications & National Events at Southern Wine & Spirits of America) launched the inaugural Festival that has quickly grown to mirror the success of its sister Festival, the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE.
Dufresne, on being the boss: ”My job has changed over the years, 22 years roughly I’ve been cooking professionally. When I was younger I aspired to be the star player, now it’s more I like to sit in the dugout and make sure the team wins the game.”
Congratulations to culinary graduate, Brian Gremillion! Your work at Delfina Restaurant in San Francisco has earned you the honor of being named as one of 30 accomplished industry professionals under 30 this year by Zagat!http://bit.ly/18zcPsc
The proof is in the pudding. The official story of how The French Culinary Institute came to be, including thoughts from Jacques Pepin and Julia Child’s first visit to the school. Come see why our doors have been open for the past 30 years, producing the highest caliber of nationally and internationally recognized chefs.
Congratulations to our restaurant management graduate, Ghaya Oliveira for her new position as Executive Pastry Chef at Daniel Boulud’s Daniel! Congratulations also to International Culinary Center’s pastry graduate, Tyler Atwell who will replace her in her former role as Pastry Chef of Bar Boulud and Boulud Sud! We’re so proud of you both.
Congratulations to our Restaurant Management graduate, Antonio Barros Biagi on A.B. Biagi, NYC’s newest gelato and coffee shop that offers Italian gelato with a taste of Brazil! Are you thinking about opening your own business? Reserve your seat now in our Restaurant Management course, only offered once a year. http://bit.ly/19jzC5V