Dishing with the Media’s Harvest Celebration event was held at the International Culinary Center where Chef Rachel Reuben, a Chopped all-star and founder of Food Fix Kitchen, demonstrated recipes that featured the light, vibrant flavors of spring, as well as rich and earthy fall dishes. Featured sponsors included Ruffino® Wines, Numi Organic Tea, Cuisinart®, Kraft, Stephen's Stovetop BBQ, and Sunset® Produce.
Putting the New in Nutrition
Chef Phoebe Lapine of the award-winning blog, Feed Me Phoebe, brought her combination of health and hedonism to Putting the New in Nutrition. The Dishing with the Media event, held at the state-of-the-art Subzero Wolf showroom in New York, featured tips on balancing your plate, and demonstrated how to cook delicious food with healthful ingredients like ferments, hemp, quinoa, and more. Featured sponsors included DiGiorno, Yoplait Plenti, Progresso, House Foods, Farmhouse Culture, Fagor, Wolf Gourmet and Lundberg Family Farms.
Thinking Outside the Lunchbox
Chef Alexander Weiss, teen chef and winner of national network cooking competition for kids, and The Creative Kitchen's Cricket Azima, a kids cooking expert, gave the media some great lunchtime, snack and family meal ideas at a Dishing with the Media event held at children’s cooking school Freshmade NYC. Featured sponsors included House Foods, Kraft, Libby’s, Nutribullet, Made in Nature, Mary’s Gone Crackers, Setton Farms and Fruit Fusion.
Summer Garden Party
Dishing with the Media -- with Chef Melanie Underwood -- brought a blast of summer to January with its Summer Garden Party at the 24th Street Loft. Chef Melanie, author of Making Artisan Cheesecake, offered great tips for summer entertaining, like pairing dried pears with Laughing Cow's new Asiago, trading in chicken for turkey when grilling kebabs and serving a shirataki salad in lettuce cups. Featured sponsors included the National Turkey Federation, Laughing Cow, Wonderful Citrus, Flatout, House Foods, Gourmet Garden, National Watermelon Promotion Board, Wondergrain, Tuthilltown Spirits, Bamboozle, and Panasonic.