2010 Star Chefs International Chefs Congress, Day 2 Dan Barber’s Culinary Evangelism

Starchefs ICC NYC 2010

Charlie Palmer extols the virtues of duck

Would you mess with this man? Charlie Palmer, the Emperor of a considerable culinary empire, flanked by the presence of his five generals from all parts of the nation formed a formidable presence on the main stage.  His protégés took turns at the helm of the presentation and each did their own variation on the duck and foie gras theme.  Some very traditional and some more innovative (think the legal smoking device used to infuse smoke flavor into the foie gras). Continue reading