Instructors from The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes head to NY for NYE
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Chefs invited to add flavor to The James Beard Foundation’s celebration
DALLAS, Texas – Chefs from The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes were invited to pack their knives and head to New York City to prepare a decadent dinner for The James Beard Foundation’s 2012 New Years Eve Celebration. Pulling from their years of experience and regional flavors, the chefs hailing from schools in Arizona and Texas created a menu that whet the appetite of event attendees. From foie gras-dark chocolate truffle starters to a seared scallop and crisp pork belly with cauliflower puree entrée option, those who dined on the rich dishes of The International Culinary School at The Art Institutes 2012 menu ushered in the new year filled to the brim with masterfully made cuisine.
Chef Larry Matson -Director at The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Dallas, a campus of South University-, Chef Walter Leible -instructor at The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Phoenix-, Chef Joseph Bonaparte -Director of Curriculum and Quality Assurance at The International Culinary School at The Art Institutes- and Chef Michael Nenes -Assistant Vice President and Culinary Arts General Manager at The International Culinary School at The Art Institutes- created the team of four culinary masterminds at the New Year’s Eve event.
About The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes
The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes is North America’s largest system of culinary programs, offered at over 35 of The Art Institutes schools. The Art Institutes schools provide an important source for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University. See aiprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.
About the James Beard Foundation
The James Beard Foundation offers a variety of events and programs designed to educate, inspire, entertain and foster a deeper understanding of our culinary culture. These programs include initiatives, food industry awards, an annual national food conference, Leadership Awards program, culinary scholarships and publications. In addition to maintaining the historic James Beard House in New York City’s Greenwich Village as a “performance space” for visiting chefs, the Foundation has created a robust online community, and hosts tastings, lectures, workshops and food-related art exhibits in New York City and around the country.