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Lopate and Locavores: Master Chefs Think Vegetables

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

7:00 PM

Vegetables are moving to the center of the plate in many of New York’s restaurants.  The art of cooking vegetables is the topic of this interactive event.  Lopate will be joined by DAN BARBER, named top chef in America by The James Beard Foundation in 2009, as well as the four-season farm manager at Stone Barns, JACK ALGIERE, who grows the produce for Barber’s restaurant, Blue Hill.  Chefs FRANK CASTRONOVO and FRANK FALCINELLI who’ve just opened Frankies 570 Spuntino (at Hudson and West 11th), which sources their produce from a local PA farm exclusively, will also participate and demonstrate some of their favorite vegetable cooking techniques.  There will also be a demonstration by Michaela Hayes of Crock & Jar, on how to can vegetables.

Leonard Lopate visits Stone Barns with Jack Algiere and Dan Barber from The Greene Space @ WNYC & WQXR on Vimeo.

The Greene Space at WNYC presents Lopate and Locavores
September 27, October 5 and October 12, 2011 at 7 pm
Complimentary Wine, Food and Beverage Samplings and Audience Participation
Live Video Webcast at www.thegreenespace.org
In partnership with FoodKarma Projects and Just Food 

This performance is sold out, but you can still buy tickets to:




Jack Algiere, Dan Barber, Frank Castronovo, Didier Elena, Frank Falcinelli and Michaela Hayes

Hosted by:

Leonard Lopate