C-CAP Annual Benefit 2018

José Andrés, internationally recognized culinary innovator, author, educator, television personality, humanitarian, and chef/owner of ThinkFoodGroup and minibar by José Andrés will be honored at C-CAP’s annual culinary event on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers. José Andrés was named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People and Outstanding Chefs by the James … More C-CAP Annual Benefit 2018

C-CAP Annual Benefit 2017 Recap

Last week, we attended C-CAP’s Annual Benefit, which raised nearly $1,000,000 for culinary scholarships and educational programs. Chef Michael Anthony of Gramercy Tavern was honored in front of 700 guests and was presented with the C-CAP Honors Award for his achievements and contributions to the culinary industry as well as his commitment to nurturing the next … More C-CAP Annual Benefit 2017 Recap

C-CAP Benefit 2017

We enjoy the month of March for many reasons. Half of FP celebrates a birthday and the other half enjoys March Madness. Also, spring officially starts which brings warmer weather (hopefully). As foodies though, we’re definitely looking forward to March because of the C-CAP Annual Benefit. We’ve attended the last few years and always enjoy … More C-CAP Benefit 2017

C-CAP Recap 2016

Every year, we look forward to attending C-CAP’S Annual Benefit at Chelsea Piers. C-CAP is a meaningful organization and we’re always excited to celebrate the great work they do for aspiring chefs. This year’s event honored Daniel Humm, Executive Chef and Co-Owner of Eleven Madison Park and The Nomad. This year, Allen wasn’t able to attend so Kristina was … More C-CAP Recap 2016

Chef Sean Quinn Wins 5th Annual FoodFight Competition

FoodFight recently held its 5th annual competition in New York and Chef Sean Quinn, Executive Chef at Chadwick’s, was crowned champion. The annual competition raised money to support FoodFight’s mission, which is to revolutionize the way people eat and think about food. Using schools as a platform, students, teachers, parents, and school staff are armed … More Chef Sean Quinn Wins 5th Annual FoodFight Competition

The Sweet Stuff

Kristina usually reserves Monday nights for yoga, but last week she gave her sweet tooth a workout instead and attended Dessert Professional magazine’s 2015 Top Ten Pastry Chefs in America event at La.venue. As you can see from the pictures below, the event was a treat for the eyes as well as the stomach! In … More The Sweet Stuff

Sweet Victory

Having attended many C-CAP events over the years, we have first-hand knowledge of Pastry Chef Thiago Silva’s culinary talents. A few weeks ago, Chef Thiago’s skills were put on display during an episode of Chopped on Food Network, where he won the $10,000 prize and earned the Champion title. We reached out to him to … More Sweet Victory

C-CAP Recap 2015

For the last three years, we’ve always marked our calendars, cleared our schedules and looked forward to attending C-CAP’s Annual Benefit. This year’s event was especially significant as C-CAP celebrated its 25th Anniversary and honored Dick Parsons (former Chairman and CEO of Time Warner) and Executive Chef Alexander Smalls. Both are partners at Minton’s and … More C-CAP Recap 2015