The French Culinary Institute & New York Magazine Partner to Launch an Exclusive Culinary Weekend in New York City

New York, NY, July 24, 2008 --( Co-hosted by the world-renowned French Culinary Institute and New York Magazine, winner of five 2007 National Magazine awards, the first-annual “New York Culinary Experience” is the only culinary event that gives ardent food lovers the magical experience of cooking side-by-side with the crème de la crème of New York City’s culinary world.

The French Culinary School
462 Broadway at the corner of Grand
New York City

September 20-21, 2008

Participating chefs including Eric Ripert of Le Bernardin; Cesare Casella of the Italian Culinary Academy; Marcus Samuelsson of Aquavit and Merkato 55; Daisy Martinez of PBS series Daisy Cooks!; Terrance Brennan of Artisanal and Picholine; Roger Gural of the French Culinary Institute; Anita Lo Annisa; Johnny Iuzinni of Jean Georges; and master chocolatier Jacques Torres, as well as industry experts like Danny Meyer, Drew Nieporent, and Donnatella Arpaia.

The price of the New York Culinary Experience is $1,395 and includes breakfast, lunch, champagne toasts each day. For additional information or to purchase tickets, please visit

A portion of the proceeds from the annual event will support The Future Chefs Scholarship Program, a new program created by New York magazine and The FCI to provide scholarships for students to attend The French Culinary Institute.

For all press inquiries please contact Wendy Knight at or 347-924-2812 or Lauren Starke at New York Media at or 212-508-0781.

For more information about the French Culinary Institute about New York Magazine please visit and respectively.

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Wendy Knight