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   StarChefs.com 2009 New York Rising Stars:
Jamison Blankenship | Morimoto
George Mendes |


Damian Sansonetti | Bar Boulud
Isao Yamada | Upstairs at Bouley
Jason Neroni |

10 Downing

Patrick Connolly |


Community Award: Harold Dieterle |


Sustainability Award: Amanda Cohen |

Dirt Candy

Restaurateur Award: Colin Devlin |

Dressler, DuMont, DuMont Burger

Restaurant Concept Award: Angelo Sosa |

Xie Xie

Pastry Chef Robert Truitt |


Pastry Chef Brooks Headley | Del Posto
Mixologist Orson Salicetti |


Mixologist Maxwell Britten | Freemans
Sommelier Claire Paparazzo | Blue Hill

Host Chef Brandon Kida


Asiate at Mandarin Oriental, New York




VIP Reception | The Foyer of the Mandarin Ballroom at Mandarin Oriental, New York

The StarChefs Rising Stars Revue™
New York

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 8:00pm-10:30pm

VIP at 7:00pm

Mandarin Oriental
80 Columbus Circle at 60th street
New York, NY 10023

"How to Make it"
Rising Stars Chefs’ Panel

(Held in conjunction with the International Chefs Congress)

Sunday September 20th, 2009
10:20am -11:30am

The Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065

Featuring the Rising Star Chefs and Pastry Chefs, this seminar gives chefs, cooks, and culinary students the opportunity to learn how to advance their careers and to discuss the challenges and rewards of the industry.

FREE ADMISSION for food industry professionals attending the 2009 International Chefs Congress.

Honorees Reception

Hosted by Sirio Maccioni and Craig Hopson.

Co-Hosted by Apotheker Albert Trummer and Dante de Magistris, Gavin Kaysen and Mourad Lahlou.

Le Cirque
1 Beacon Court
151 East 58th Street
New York, NY 10022

This is a private event – invitation only

Gala and Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009
8:00pm – 10:30pm

Mandarin Oriental

80 Columbus Circle at 60th street
New York, NY 10023

Glimpse the future of New York dining at our tasting gala and awards ceremony. Enjoy high-concept food from up-and-coming culinary stars from the top restaurants in town. All dishes are paired with ultra-premium wines selected by the Rising Star Sommelier.

Tickets: $150 per person; $200 VIP admission includes a private pre-event reception with vintage Nicolas Feuillatte Palmes d’Or Champagne and Petrossian caviar, plus early entrance to the gala.

Industry-Only Afterparty

Abe & Arthur's
409 West 14th Street
New York, NY 10014

Complimentary sponsored beverages
Open to food industry professionals only!

Hosted by EMM Group’s Abe & Arthur’s Restaurant with hors d’oeuvres by Chef Franklin Becker