If you happen to be in New York City from June 17 to June 27, this food event might be of interest to you! You’ll have the opportunities to make fresh pasta, cook up tapas and desserts, learn about aphrodisiac cooking, go on a dumpling tour in Chinatown, learn about food styling and photography, and even try your hands at brewing beer at home. All for good cause too!
More information below…
The first ever Gracious Grub NYC is a series of unique food and drinks events to help raise funds and awareness for Food Bank for New York City. From June 17 to June 27, local food and drinks talent will cook up high quality events around the city with ticket proceeds donated to Food Bank NYC.
Monday, June 17: Homemade Pasta workshop with Taste Buds Kitchen. Learn to knead, roll, and cut pasta to make fettucini and to shape and fill perfect raviolis. Get inside tips and tricks on a delicious pasta dough recipe, and how to make shapes you love to eat. To top it off, learn to make delicious fresh tomato & basil sauce! 7 pm – 9 pm. Cost: $65/person
Wednesday, June 19: Brewshop 101: Homebrewing Essentials with Douglas Amport and John La Polla from Bitter & Esters-the city’s first do-it-yourself brewery! Learn all the basics to get you up and running while brewing a batch of beer. You’ll learn about extract brewing, malts, grains, yeasts and how to avoid or troubleshoot the most common problems. 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Cost: $55/person
Saturday, June 22: Outdoor Tapas and Dessert Class with Healthy Lifestye Chef Juan Pablo Chavez. Learn tasty recipes for healthy and vegan tapas appetizers and desserts that you can make at your next party. 6 pm – 8 pm. Cost: $40/person
Sunday, June 23: Food Styling and Photography Workshop with Julia Cawley, featuring Chef Fed. Attend this intensive workshop to learn the fundamentals of food plating, styling, and photography. 9:30 am – 4:30 pm. Cost: $350/person
Monday, June 24: NYC Chinatown Dumpling Tour with Mark. Explore the history of Chinatown, learn all about Chinese cuisine, and feast on a variety of Chinese dumplings. 6 pm – 9 pm. Cost: $30/person
Thursday, June 27: Sex on the Table aphrodisiac cooking class with Chef Fed. Learn to work with unique aphrodisiacs that not only seduce your palate but also your nose, eyes, ears, hands, and most importantly, your mind. Prepare and savour a three-course meal using spring and summer flavours, BYOB. 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm. Cost: $99/person
Locations: Various locations around the city. Each event at a different venue.
More information about the event series, and event tickets can be found at the Gracious Grub NYC website