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February 26, 5:00 P.M. Class: Master the Black Truffle

February 26, 2024 05:00 PM

Discover the Secrets of the European Black Truffle in this 2-Hour Seminar Led by Experts From the European Mycological Institute  

25 11th Ave, New York, NY 10011, USA

The European Périgord black truffle (Tuber melanosporum) has been one of the most delicate and sought-after gastronomic products since ancient Roman times. The significant fungi and prized ingredient will be the star subject of this in-depth class.
Join experts from the European Mycological Institute for this master class conducted by renowned scientists, truffle growers, Michelin-starred chefs, and industry experts from the truffle-producing provinces of Teruel and Soria (Spain) and Occitanie (France). During the two-hour seminar, guests will be guided through the intricacies of selecting, preserving, and utilizing truffles in the kitchen. The course concludes with a professional black truffle tasting paired with four stellar wines from the golden mile of Valladolid (Spain). 

All attendees will receive a complimentary apron, a certificate of attendance, and a genuine, fresh black truffle!


General Admission: $150

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About European Mycological Institute: 
The European Mycological Institute (EMI) is dedicated to promoting the sustainable development of wild edible mushrooms. Our members collaborate to manage and enhance mycological resources through various projects and cooperative endeavors. Registered within the European Committee of the Regions, we boast a vibrant membership spanning different territories across Europe. Our collaborative spirit extends globally, and we welcome benefactor partners from around the world, including the USA, Canada, Switzerland, Japan, China, and Australia



Tickets to events held at Platform at Pier 57 by the James Beard Foundation cover the cost of food, education and a unique dining experience. Meals are prepared by culinary masters from all regions of the United States and around the world. Unless otherwise stated, alcoholic beverages are provided on a complimentary basis and are not included in the ticket price.

James Beard Foundation events permit guests age 21 years and older to attend events where alcoholic beverages are served.

Event Policy

Reservation Policy:

All reservations are non-refundable and must be made in advance. Should the event be cancelled due to any unforeseen circumstances, including COVID-19, JBF will offer a range of options, including ticket exchanges, the option to donate tickets, or a full refund. For more information, contact

Alcohol Disclaimer:

James Beard Foundation events permit guests age 21 years and older to attend events where alcoholic beverages are served. 

Dietary/Food Restrictions Policy:

Events at Platform by JBF are special one-night-only menus and we do not offer a la carte menus. If you have serious food allergies, we will work with the visiting chef team to do our best to accommodate but cannot guarantee that alternate options will be available for every course.

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