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April 14, 11:00 A.M. Talk: Life Lessons From Iconic Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten with Chefwise Author Shari Bayer

April 14, 2024 11:00 AM

A Conversation of Inspiration and Advice, In and Out of the Kitchen    

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

It’s not often you get to enter the mind of a legendary, trailblazing chef—but now is your chance. Join acclaimed chef, restaurateur, and author Jean-Georges Vongerichten in conversation with Chefwise: Life Lessons from Leading Chefs Around the World author Shari Bayer for a morning of fascinating discussion.  Known for launching such city-defining restaurants such as his first, JoJo on the Upper East Side, flagship Jean-Georges at Columbus Circle and Tin Building at The Seaport , today Vongerichten is responsible for the operation and success of over 60 restaurants worldwide. In addition to her latest book, Bayer is the host of the popular podcast All in the Industry and founder of New York City–based Bayer Public Relations which recently celebrated its 20th year. Together they will dive into a range of topics from Chefwise which encompass matters applicable both in and out of the kitchen. From sourcing practices to business acumen to finding balance, this dynamic dialogue will provide an up-close look at the industry and the lessons that have resulted from a lifetime of running restaurants.  

Lavazza coffee and Aqua Panna water will be served. Copies of Chefwise will be available for purchase and signing. 

General Admission: $20

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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.

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

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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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