IACP Blog ยป Maxime Bilet, Ted Allen, Guest Chefs Support The Culinary Trust Dec. 4 in NYC

Maxime Bilet, Ted Allen, Guest Chefs Support The Culinary Trust Dec. 4 in NYC

November 17th, 2013Posted by: Laura Atkinson

A Feast to Celebrate the Future of Food

Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Studio at International Culinary Center, 28 Crosby Street, 5th Floor, New York
Tickets: $400, all inclusive ($325 is tax deductible donation)

> Click here to purchase your tickets

Maxime Bilet, chef, artist and co-author of Modernist Cuisine and Modernist Cuisine at Home, and The Culinary Trust, the philanthropic foundation of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, are co-hosting a multi-sensory dining experience Dec. 4 in the kickoff fundraiser for The Trust’s 30th anniversary capital campaign.

"A Feast to Celebrate The Future of Food" brings together television personality Ted Allen, Bilet, guest chefs and culinary students to demonstrate the transformative power of food in the future of science, education, and how we relate to each other in the world. “The evening will be highly interactive and engaging, and bring to the forefront the tastes, aromas, techniques and stories of modern cooking applications and delicious flavor,” said Chef Bilet. “It will reveal how food is changing our relationships with underserved communities and transforming modern culture.”  

Participating chefs and special guests include:



Ted Allen  (Emmy award winner, host of the Food Network’s Chopped)
Einav Gefen  (Lead Chef, Knorr ® Brands)
Jehangir Mehta  (Graffiti NYC; Next Iron Chef)
Elizabeth Falkner  (Corvo Bianco NYC; Next Iron Chef)
Raghavan Iyer, CCP  (Award-winning teacher and cookbook author, IACP vice president)
Frank Mentesana  (Chef, writer, stylist, photographer, educator and founding director of EcoSPACES)
Dan Felder  (Momofuku Culinary Lab, head of R & D)
Michael Cirino  (A Razor, A Shiny Knife founder)
Maxime Bilet  (MB Culinary Arts & Sciences)

Designed to be an inspiring journey of sensations, aromas and flavors, the party will feature several food installations showcasing each guest chef’s recipe and story, along with a modernist cocktail creation, passed hors d’oeuvres, and beverages.

“I believe that The Culinary Trust is one of the leading organizations that sets the standard for a better future of food,” said Bilet.

Event Sponsors include:


American Harvest Organic Spirit
International Culinary Center (IACP Award recipient. 2012 and 2013)
Joto Sake
Mikuni Wild Harvest
Tishbi Winery

“We are delighted that Chef Bilet is co-hosting this event. His revolutionary approach to food makes the connection between art, science, technology, history, culture and education and unravels the mysteries of food,” said Ken Rubin, chair of The Culinary Trust. “Chef Bilet and The Culinary Trust have a shared vision that promotes social advocacy, child nutrition and the continual advancement of the culinary field.”

Chef Bilet was named Honorary Trustee of the Culinary Trust in 2013, and received the Visionary Achievement Award in 2012 from IACP for Modernist Cuisine (Nathan Myhrvold, Chris Young, Maxime Bilet; Publisher: The Cooking Lab).

About The Culinary Trust

The Culinary Trust is the 501(c)(3) foundation of the International Association of Culinary Professionals. The Culinary Trust gives culinary professionals the tools and opportunities to understand and act on critical issues in the world of food, providing scholarships, grants and internships to new and experienced culinary professionals, educational workshops, and support to hunger relief organizations. The Culinary Trust has provided more than 500 scholarships, grants and internships (in excess of $1.5 million); and, is a partner in the White House’s Chefs Move to Schools/Let’s Move! Campaign to fight childhood obesity. For more information visit www.theculinarytrust.org.


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Matthew Haley's avatar

The Matt Haley Companies were honored to be the featured wines for the evening from our Conti di San Bonifacio Winery outside of Tuscany. http://www.contidisanbonifacio.com/winery/

Enjoyed meeting everyone. What a wonderful event. Thank you, Matt

Posted by: Matthew Haley12.18.2013

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