CROWN SHY: Learn To Make Their Signature Crown Bird Dinner | Downtown Alliance

CROWN SHY: Learn To Make Their Signature Crown Bird Dinner

Jan 28, 2021
4:00 PM
Dine Around Downtown
FREE

 

Support local restaurants and their chosen food-security charities from the comfort of your home through "Dine Around Downtown: Cooking At Home" Edition."  

 

Hosted by James Beard Award-winning chef and author Rocco DiSpirito, this web series features chefs from Lower Manhattan restaurants to cook up signature recipes and share tips for crafting everything from complex gastronomic delights to staple comfort foods.

Join Rocco as he chats with Executive chef James Kent and Sous Chef India Doris of Crown Shy. Chef James will show participants how to make their signature Crown Bird Dinner, while Chef India will share her methods for preparing their Kale Caesar Salad, as well as her own personal version of Mac n' Cheese. Registration is required and limited. All registrants will receive digital copies of the recipes prior to the event.  

 
This event is FREE and we encourage you to support Rethink Food, a food-security charity chosen by Crown Shy. And if your inner chef is calling you, whip up your best version of a featured recipe and post a picture of your plate via Instagram with #DineAroundAtHome and tag @DowntownNYC to enter to WIN a 30-minute private virtual cooking class with the guest chefs. Be sure to tag @crownshynyc and @chefjameskent too! 
 

 

 

 

MEET THE CHEF:

Executive Chef and Partner James Kent - James Kent apprenticed at Bouley at age 15. After taking classes at Le Cordon Bleu in London and Paris then graduating from Johnson and Wales, the Greenwich Village native moved back to New York where he spent time in kitchens working under celebrated chefs Jean-Georges Vongerichten, and Gordon Ramsay. In Spring 2007, James joined Eleven Madison Park and, in 2010 as sous chef, placed first in the Bocuse d’Or USA Competition; he then represented the United States at the international finals of the Bocuse D'Or in Lyon, France. When he returned to New York, James was named chef de cuisine of Eleven Madison Park. Under his leadership, EMP received nearly every accolade imaginable bestowed on a restaurant. The NoMad, a sister restaurant to EMP named James their Executive Chef in 2013, when it was awarded its first Michelin star. In 2017 he pursued his first solo project Crown Shy, one of an ambitious pair of restaurants at 70 Pine. In less than 2 years, he put Crown Shy on the Michelin guide map with one coveted star.   

  

 

Chef India Doris - Originally from London, India Doris started working in kitchens at age 15. She has made her way through Michelin star restaurants across London, Spain, and France, namely the historic Bibendum. Chef India moved to New York City in 2016 to work at the NoMad when they received their Michelin star. She now works as sous chef at the Michelin star restaurant Crown Shy in Lower Manhattan.  

 

 

ABOUT THE RESTAURANT: 

Crown Shy is located on the ground floor of the Art Deco landmark building at 70 Pine Street in Lower Manhattan. Owned by Chef James Kent and restaurateur Jeff Katz, Crown Shy is a neighborhood restaurant elevated by fine dining and friendly service. The restaurant was awarded a Michelin star six months after opening as well as the highest score given by The Infatuation in 2019. The dining room and bar occupy a series of rooms with 16-foot, floor-to-ceiling windows leading to an open kitchen. The food is rooted in European technique but draws inspiration from around the world.    

 
 

 

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