Institute of Culinary Education hosts an Open House

logoThe Institute of Culinary Education will be hosting their Open House on Saturday September 19th. ICE (Institute of Culinary Education) is a renowned program that introduces and develops skills for those interested in culinary fields. Attendees will have the chance to learn more about career programs in Culinary Arts, Pastry & Baking Arts, Culinary management and Hospitality Management. Moreover there will be a tour of the new Brookfield place ICE facility, and can experience cooking demonstrations with chef instructors.

Past students, like Christen Clinkscales, boasts about how ICE has helped her cultivate her dreams of becoming a chef. “My first two months of culinary school have been full of lessons…But the biggest lesson I’ve learned is the importance of following your passion.” She was a past attendee of the open house and it has aided her in career development, and her place in the culinary arts.

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Dominique Ansel Hosts its First “Pie Night”

FoodFightBlackWhite_cropped-e1441319093825On October 1st, Dominique Ansel will host their first ever Pie Night. Dominique Ansel has gained a lot of attention and popularity because of its mashup phenomenons like the Cronut, the Cookie shots, etc. And now, Dominique Ansel Kitchen will feature nine different varieties of confection for their ‘Pie Night’ event. The Salted-caramel apple pie, blueberry pie with buttermilk-oat crumble, flaméed banana-cream pie, bourbon-pecan pie, 66 percent dark-chocolate cream pie, whiskey-kissed sweet-potato pie with torched marshmallow, lemon-cream pie with thyme and brown-sugar meringue, dark-meat chicken and fall-vegetable potpie, and lastly the roasted heirloom-tomato tart will be be featured on Pie Night.

Tickets are priced at $35 and includes unlimited slices of pie, a glass of Champagne, and Ansel’s homemade ice creams. Tickets started to go on sale at 12 PM, September 10th. There are three one-hour time slots from 7PM-10PM. Many are anticipating Ansel’s first after-hours event, hoping that there will be many more to come. Ticket sales are on a first come first serve basis. Participants must email events@domiqueanselkitchen.com with their Full Name, Phone Number, the Number of people in your party (max 2), Time slot, and Credit Card Information.

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David Chang Continues to Surprise with Fuku+

imageDavid Chang’s Fuku opened this past summer and has instantly dominated social media and headlines with its spicy chicken sandwich. Today, David Chang had announced that a new restaurant is opening called Fuku+. While Fuku had a limited menu offering only spicy chicken sandwiches, salads, and fries, the newly opened Fuku+ has a much larger menu. Fuku+ will serve fried chicken bites with “JD sauce”, salt and pepper shrimp, a Sichuan pork flatbread, and ranch and oriental salads. Customers can also order the $400 Fuku XXL with prior reservations that serves 4-8 people. It includes the signature spicy fried chicken sandwich, slow roasted pork butt, fried short ribs, sichuan pork bread balls, salt and pepper shrimp, french fries, the Fuku+ salad, daikon slaw, biscuits, and milk bar cookies.

A Momofuku representative has expressed how although the limited space on the 1st Ave location of Fuku can’t cater for a larger menu, this new location can host more and cater with more options. Fuku+ is open for lunch and dinner. Located on 15 W 56th St.

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