February 15th, 2013 § § permalink
Photo by Pat Arnow
Our delivery of letters to Governor Cuomo, signed by more than 150 prominent chefs and other food pros, which calls for a ban on fracking, is getting noticed. Read about our campaign in Huffington Post. If you haven’t yet signed on, it’s not too late. Our goal of banning fracking in New York’s watershed and food shed has not yet been achieved. Every signature counts! Sign on today!
February 14th, 2013 § § permalink
Hear Chef Peter Hoffman, one of our great supporters, speak about food and fracking, and the connections between energy policy and food at TedxManhattan this Saturday (February 16). The conference, entitled Changing the Way We Eat, will be streaming live from 10:00am to 6:00 p.m. Tune in to hear Peter’s talk at 3:00 p.m.
February 13th, 2013 § § permalink
Chef Paul Gerard of Exchange Alley (E. Village) dishing up his gumbo.
A big thank you to everyone who made our Second Annual Mardi-Gras Gumbo Cook-Off such a rousing success and so much fun. And a special thanks to Chefs for the Marcellus co-founder Jimmy Carbone who hosted us at Jimmy’s No. 43.
Sunday afternoon (February 10), we had an impressive line-up of chef competitors and full house of anti-fracking supporters with discerning appetites.
And the winners were:
- Deepak Ballaney (International Wings Factory), winner of The “Jackson Pollack” award for most interesting gumbo, a middle eastern/African spin on his curry gumbo with chicken wings and okra cracklings. (continued)
February 7th, 2013 § § permalink
Chefs for the Marcellus founder Jimmy Carbone with Holley Atkinson at last year’s Gumbo Cook-Off
Join us for the Second Annual Chefs for the Marcellus Gumbo Cook-off. Help keep New York State frack-free while enjoying awesome gumbo prepared by some of NYC’s most talented and creative professional and amateur chefs.
Participants include Mary Cleaver, Green Table; Tim Trobey, L & W Oyster; Nissa Pierson, Ger-Nis; Jon Bratton, NYC Hot Sauce; Paul Gerard, Exchange Alley; Deepak Ballaney, International Wings Factory; Michele Lamort; Adrian Ashby; Simon Glenn, Tchoup Shop; Dave Katleski, Empire Brewing Company; Ron Carlson, Horsehead Beer; Dave Miss, Jimmy’s No 43.
Judges include Rozanne Gold, “Radically Simply” & former chef to late Mayor Ed Koch; Will Blunt, Managing Editor, StarChefs.com; Cathy Erway, NotEatingOutInNY.com.
Sunday, February 10, 1:00p-3:00 p.m. Jimmy’s No. 43, 43 E. 7th Street. Admission: $20 at the door