29 April 2012
FIAF Art de Vivre Fabulous Flavors
French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) has announced its spring sessions: Art de Vivre: Fabulous Flavors featuring three events with well known people in the culinary world:
Shaking Things Up! Mixology Master Class with Dave Arnold
Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 4–5pm
Join Dave Arnold of Booker and Dax for an exclusive master class in mixology and sample some of his most popular drinks.
The Flavor Lab with Marie Wright
Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 7pm
Ever wonder how string cheese gets its cheddar taste? Meet leading flavorist Marie Wright who has created over 1,000 flavors for major food and beverage companies. As the Chief Global Flavorist for Wild Flavors, Wright will take you behind the scenes to discover and sample the remarkable artistry of flavor creation.
Sweet, Sour, Savory: Talk with Eric Ripert & Christina Tosi
Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 7pm
Join Eric Ripert, executive chef and partner of Le Bernardin, and Christina Tosi, pastry chef and owner of Momofuku Milk Bar, for a discussion on the emotional and cultural influences of flavors. How do flavors shape our memories?
How do chefs draw on those emotions in the kitchen? Ripert and Tosi will reveal ways in which they explore new flavors with classic ingredients.
The talk will be moderated by Christine Muhlke, Executive Editor of Bon Appétit Magazine, and will be followed by book signings of On The Line by Eric Ripert and Momofuku Milk Bar by Christina Tosi.
For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit fiaf.org.
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