NEW YORK, U.S — illycaffè announces it will host an exclusive week long residency of two highly acclaimed, Michelin Starred Italian chefs Antonia Klugmann and Alfio Ghezzi, who will bring their culinary talent to New York’s Chefs Club Counter September 30 – October 5, 2018.
Starting on September 30th, illy will host an exclusive tasting for coffee lovers that encompass this year’s recently announced Ernesto Illy International Coffee Award (EIICA) growers.
The ticketed event at Chefs Club Counter includes cuisine by Chef Alfio Ghezzi, a two Michelin Starred culinary talent from the Trentino area of Italy. For information and tickets visit https://www.exploretock.com/chefsclubcounter/.
The Sunday event includes a “blind tasting” and voting for the Coffee Lovers Choice Award presented by United Airlines, which will go to a top Arabica grower among this year’s EIICA participants from Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, India, Nicaragua, and Rwanda.
In its third year, the EIICA recognizes coffee growers who demonstrate excellence in achieving sustainable quality, and celebrates their achievements via award gala ceremony at The Rainbow Room.
Following the coffee tasting event, Chef’s Klugmann and Ghezzi will cook exclusive dinners at Chefs Club Counter (62 Spring St. NYC) throughout the week bringing their inspirational, creative cooking to foodies in an approachable meal and setting that highlights fresh, seasonal ingredients and their signature dishes and approach to cooking. For more information and tickets visit https://www.exploretock.com/chefsclubcounter/.
“Chefs Club Counter ‘s rotating chef residency format allows us to open our doors to celebrated culinary talent from around the world,” explains Chefs Club Culinary Curator Aaron Arizpe.
“Illycaffe and their guest chefs, Chef Klugmann and Chef Ghezzi, share in our commitment to delicious, sustainable, seasonal ingredients. We are looking forward to what will surely be a delicious and unique dining experience.“