Monday, January 28, 2008

Three Alumni on Top 10 List

David Chang (Culinary '01), Lawrence Knapp (Culinary '03), and Christian Pappanicholas (Culinary '01) are featured in the New York Times 10 Best New Restaurants list. David Chang (Culinary '01) is in the #1 spot for Momofuku Ssam Bar. Lawrence Knapp (Culinary '03) is Chef de Cuisine at Park Ave and Christian Pappanicholas (Culinary '01) is part owner of Resto. Check out the full list at the New York Times.

Noon Featured in The Star-Ledger

Margaret Noon (Culinary '00) was featured in New Jersey's The Star-Ledger.The story explores her active involvement in the growing slow food movement in New Jersey. To read the full story, please visit

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Dorina Yuen Opens Oro

Dorina Yuen (Pastry '00) had her grand opening of Oro on January 21st. Oro, which means gold in Spanish, features fresh pastries, coffee, sandwiches and soups. Oro was featured in the New York Times Online with a great write-up of her opening. Read the full story at the New York Times.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Paley's Receives Rave Review from Buzz

Vitaly Paley (Culinary '90) and his wife Kimberly received a great review from The Strong Buzz yesterday, January 14th.Andrea Strong, who wrote the piece, called Paley's her "favorite restaurant in Portland"! Read the full review at The Strong Buzz.

Monday, January 14, 2008

Feigenbaum is Co-Hosting "Everyday Food

Emma Feigenbaum (Culinary '05) is co-hosting "Everyday Food" on PBS. Emma joins the cast which also includes: Sarah Carey, Allie Lewis, Margot Olshan and Lucinda Scala Quinn.Feigenbaum also appeared on "The Martha Stewart Show" on Friday January 12th.Read more about the season launch of "Everyday Food" at News Blaze.

Friday, January 11, 2008

Three FCI Alumni Open Restaurant Together

Joe P. Clarke (Culinary '06), David Sundeen, Jr. (Culinary '04) and Susan Dumeyer (Culinary '04) have colaborated to open American Grocery Restaurant in Greenville, South Carolina. The menu features the freshest local ingredients, and changes frequently to accomodate what is available from local purveyors and farmers. American Grocery also features an extensive artisan wine collection from around the world. A.G. is garnering lots of positive press from local news outlets. Visit for more information.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Leslie Meyer Featured in Yum Cookbook

Leslie Meyer (Culinary '05 and Writing '04) is featured in the newly published Yum! cookbook. Yum! is a compilation of recipes from chefs such as as Rick Tramonto, Charlie Trotter and Rick Bayless. Leslie is in great company! Leslie is currently running her own business, Moonlight Cuisine, which provides private and group cooking classes. Visit

Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Seth Kirschbaum Now Executive Chef

Seth Kirschbaum (Culinary '05) has moved to Florida and was recently made Executive Chef of Sublime Restaurant & Bar in Fort Lauderdale. Sublime specializes in natural and organic cuisine and Seth is currently revamping the menu. Seth was also featured in a story on healthy food on the local channel 22. Visit the Sublime website.