Support local restaurants from the comfort of your home through the limited Dine Around Downtown: Cooking At Home Edition web series.
Hosted by James Beard award-winning chef and author Rocco DiSpirito, the series will feature chefs from three Lower Manhattan restaurants to cook up signature recipes and share tips for crafting everything from complex gastronomic delights to go-to comfort foods.
Join Rocco for this premiere event as he chats with Executive Chef Billy Oliva from one of America’s most historic restaurants in Lower Manhattan, Delmonico’s. Chef Billy will show participants how to make a delicious Pan-Roasted Dry Aged Cowgirl Ribeye and Cowboy Butter, with Roasted Corn and Shrimp Salad. Registration is required and limited. All participants will receive a digital copy of the recipe(s) prior to the event.
This event is FREE and we encourage you to support Delmonico’s staff directly by making a donation to their team through the Delmonico’s Restaurant Employee Relief Fund.
And if your inner chef is calling you, whip up your best version of a featured recipe and post a picture of your plate to Instagram with #DineAroundAtHome and @downtownnyc to enter to WIN a 30-minute private virtual cooking class with the guest chef! Be sure to tag @delmonicosnyc and @ChefBillyOliva too.
MEET THE CHEF:
For nearly a decade, Executive Chef Billy Oliva has helmed the iconic kitchens of Delmonico’s and continues to advance its rich culinary legacy with his modern, seasonally-driven approach. Among many other accolades, Chef Billy earned his first Michelin Bib Gourmand distinction in 2006 and was named one of the country’s top chefs by Best Chefs America. His talents have also been highlighted by leading media outlets including CNN, CBS News, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, Bloomberg, BBC, NPR, Cooking Channel, Food Network, Hallmark Channel, The View and Business Insider.
ABOUT THE RESTAURANT:
Located at 56 Beaver Street in Lower Manhattan, Delmonico’s originally opened in 1837 as the first fine dining restaurant in the country and began to develop it’s culinary identity with the house special, Delmonico Steak. Since then, this iconic establishment became the home of many other firsts such as inventing classic cuisines like Eggs Benedict, Baked Alaska, and Lobster Newburg, as well as being the first restaurant to use printed menus and to serve women independent of men. Today, the historic location has been renovated to assume the opulence of its early years, where they continue to serve a prime cut of beef, prepared to the original specifications, along with some of the finest cuisine the city has to offer.