Leah Cohen introduced New Yorkers to a sophisticated, yet accessible mix of Thai-Filipino fare at her charming Lower East Side restaurant, Pig & Khao, and has recently expanded her menu to include a broader base of Southeast Asian dishes as bar food.
Ben Lee - A Voce Madison
Ben Lee, the Executive Chef at A Voce Madison, brings his years of experience and eternal passion for the rustic simplicity of Italian cuisine to the De Gustibus kitchen. Not only has Ben worked in Italy, he has also honed his skills under the tutelage of two of America's renowned Italian chefs, Michael White and Marc Vetri.
Jim Botsacos & Aglaia Kremezi
This is an evening that will take you on a warm and sunny journey as two spirited Greek cooks talk tradition and innovation in the Mediterranean kitchen.
Jeff Nathan - Abigael's on Broadway
Go beyond all expectations of kosher dining, as award-winning chef Jeff Nathan, Executive Chef/Co-owner of the heralded Abigael's on Broadway, delves into the gastronomy of the world, refines it and creates an extraordinary and truly unforgettable, strictly kosher menu.
Nicholas Elmi - Laurel
For those of us glued to Bravo's Top Chef and rooting for our favorite contestant, this is a night to savor. Nicholas Elmi, winner of Season 11, will be bringing his winning take on seasonal French-American fare to the De Gustibus classroom.