Second Annual Duck Cook-Off to Benefit the Food Systems Network NYC
When: Sunday, March 4, 2012 1p - 3p
Where: Jimmy’s No. 43, 43 E 7th St, NY, NY
FSNYC is a not-for-profit, membership organization dedicated to ensuring the health and well-being of New Yorkers through access to good, wholesome, nutritious, and safe food and to supporting a strong, sustainable, regional farm and food economy. FSNYC brings together regional and local stakeholders - from producers to distributors, advocates, officials, and eaters - to generate synergies that will help defeat hunger, improve health, and create a vital, regional food sector.
Guests will Get Ducked on Sunday, March 4th, from 1-3 p.m., enjoying a walk-around, ten course tasting buffet, when ten amateur and professional cooks prepare their most creative duck dishes, using regionally produced quackers and seasonal ingredients in charcuterie and duck-dominated first and second courses.
Tickets will be sold at the door (cash only) and through Brown Paper Tickets for $20 (admission includes the Duck Buffet). Specially offered Beverages will be available for purchase. Tickets available online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/226056. Proceeds from all ticket sales benefit Food Systems Network NYC.
Competing cooks will be judged on:
- Regional sourcing and seasonality of ingredients
Prizes will be awarded to winning cooks!