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Fabulous Flavors

Shaking Things Up!
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 from 4–5pm

The Flavor Lab
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 7pm

Sweet, Sour, Savory
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 7pm

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Sweet or spicy? Delicious or disgusting? Discover the exciting and creative world of flavors, and meet the innovators shaping a new generation of cuisine and cocktails.

Tickets for each event must be purchased separately—buy your tickets today!

 

Shaking Things Up!
Mixology Master Class
with Dave Arnold

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
4–5pm

Booker and Dax at Ssäm Bar
In English

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As Director of Technology at the French Culinary Institute, Dave Arnold encourages chefs to experiment with new technologies and ingredients in the kitchen. Now he’s doing the same behind the bar of his exciting new downtown spot Booker and Dax, where he redefines classic cocktails using liquid nitrogen and a hot poker.

Join Arnold for an exclusive master class in mixology and sample some of his most popular drinks.

Space is limited.
Must be 21+ to attend.

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The Flavor Lab
with Marie Wright

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
7pm

FIAF, Le Skyroom
In English

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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.

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Eric Ripert

Christina Tosi

Christine Muhlke

Sweet, Sour, Savory:
Talk with Eric Ripert
& Christina Tosi

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
7pm

FIAF, Florence Gould Hall
In English

Moderated by Christine Muhlke
Executive Editor of Bon Appétit Magazine

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Join Eric Ripert, executive chef and partner of Le Bernardin, and Christina Tosi, pastry chef and owner of Momofuku Milk Bar and this year’s winner of the James Beard Award for Rising Star Chef, 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 followed by book signings of On The Line by Eric Ripert and Momofuku Milk Bar by Christina Tosi.

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Shaking Things Up!
Wed, May 9, from 4–5pm

Buy Tickets
Online

1 800 982 2787
Visit Box Office

Ticket Price
FIAF Members $80
Non-Members $95

Venue
Booker and Dax at Ssäm Bar
207 2nd Avenue
Enter at 13th Street
New York, NY 10003

The Flavor Lab
Tue, May 15 at 7pm

Buy Tickets
Online

1 800 982 2787
Visit Box Office

Ticket Price
FIAF Members $35
Non-Members $45

Venue
FIAF, Le Skyroom
22 East 60th Street
New York, NY 10022

Sweet, Sour, Savory
Wed, Jun 13 at 7pm

Buy Tickets
Online

1 800 982 2787
Visit Box Office

Ticket Price
FIAF Members $20
Non-Members $25

Venue
FIAF, Florence Gould Hall
55 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022

Special thanks to Booker and Dax Momofuku Ssäm Bar

Liquor for Shaking Things Up! provided by Absolut Vodka

FIAF Spring 2012 Season Sponsors: American Airlines, the official airline of FIAF; the Cultural Services of the French Embassy; Florence Gould Foundation; Institut français; National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; Robert de Rothschild; Moeller Fine Art; The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation

Main Image © Shimon and Tammar
Images Top to Bottom: Mixology Cocktails © Travis Huggett; Marie Wright © Dacha Hicks; Eric Ripert © Nigel Parry; Christina Tosi © Christina Tosi; and Christine Muhlke © Christine Muhlke



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