Join me for this cooking class I’m doing in conjunction with the folks at “Ment’or”. This is a series that Ment’or has done with the top chefs in America and abroad. For my class I’m teaching a dish that showcases my love of Latin and Caribbean flavors:
Grilled Spiced Shrimp Brochettes with Brazilian Plantain Crema
Thursday, October 7, 2021
6:00 PM EST
Ment’or is a nonprofit foundation that aims to educate and inspire excellence in young culinary professionals and also preserve the traditions and quality of cuisine in America. Ment’or is led by founders Chefs Daniel Boulud, Thomas Keller and Jérôme Bocuse, as well as an esteemed Culinary Council of over sixty renowned chefs. Educational grants and internships are offered to culinary professionals through the Continuing Education Grant Program. The Young Chef and Commis Competition series offer yet another opportunity for them to further their careers. Ment’or has awarded over $1.7 million in grants since 2014 to young chefs all across the U.S. Additionally, the organization established the Ment’or Giving Fund to help support those who are the backbone of the restaurant profession in times of crisis. Ment’or is also responsible for recruiting, training, and financially supporting the promising young American chefs who represent Team USA in the prestigious biennial Bocuse d’Or competition, held in Lyon, France. For the first time in history, Team USA 2017 won the coveted Gold Medal.