Einat Admony is chef and owner of Balaboosta, Bar Bolonat, Combina, and the Taïm restaurants in New York City and author of Balaboosta: Bold Mediterranean Recipes to Feed the People You Love. A native of Israel, Einat currently lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Stefan Nafziger, and their two young children, Liam and Mika.
Chung Chow, chef de cuisine at Noreetuh, is classically trained in French technique and has spent a majority of his career with the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group in both casual and fine dining operations, first at Bouchon Bistro in Yountville, CA, and later at Per Se in New York. After spending three years as a sous chef, Chung left to help Jonathan Benno open Lincoln Ristorante at Lincoln Center. Born in Hong Kong and raised in Honolulu, Chung takes a personal interest in the cuisines and cultures of East Asia and the Pacific Rim, and it’s evident in the menu at Noreetuh.
On Saturday and Sunday, April 16–17, 2016, passionate food-lovers enjoyed an intimate weekend of hands-on master classes, cooking and conversation with more than 30 of the culinary industry’s most celebrated talents; for two days of sensory adventure. Join us in 2017 to cook, taste, laugh, and learn from some of the world’s culinary giants, making memories that will last a lifetime. 2016 participating chefs included:
Kerry Heffernan began working in restaurants at age 15, bicycled through Europe after high school, and then attended the Culinary Institute of America, graduating second in his class. Kerry honed his skills at such highly regarded restaurants as Montrachet, Le Régence, Restaurant Bouley, and Mondrian before landing his first job as chef de cuisine at One Fifth Avenue. He was runner-up on Bravo’s Top Chef Masters, competing on behalf of City Harvest, and then appeared as a guest judge on Top Chef All-Stars. Kerry is currently working on a cookbook about foraging, fishing, and cooking on the East End of Long Island.