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The Macy’s Culinary Council traveling food truck will stop at Macy’s in Memorial City Mall featuring Macy’s Culinary Council Chef Johnny Iuzzini. The event on Saturday, June 1, begins at 1 p.m.,
is free and open to the public. Chef Iuzzini will be serving up complimentary bites from the truck.
With a qualifying purchase of $35 or more in the Macy’s Home Store on the day of the event, visitors can receive a $10 Macy’s gift card, a Macy’s ice cream scoop and meet Chef Iuzzini to receive a signed copy of his cookbook. (A limit of one per customer while supplies last)
Chef Johnny Iuzzini is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America with more than twenty years of kitchen experience. He honed his craft at highly-lauded New York City dining locations such as The River Café, Daniel, Payard, Café Boulud and Jean Georges. Chef Iuzzini traveled around the world in 1998 and studied pastry at some of the finest patisseries in France including LaDuree under Pierre Hermès.
In 2006, the James Beard Foundation awarded Chef Iuzzini with the honor of “Pastry Chef of the Year.” He has also been recognized as one of the “10 Most Influential Pastry Chefs in America” by Forbes, and as one of the “Top Ten Pastry Chefs in America” by Pastry Arts and Design.
While Chef Iuzzini was the Executive Pastry Chef at Restaurant Jean Georges, the restaurant received four stars from the New York Times, three Michelin stars, and was considered one of the world’s fifty greatest restaurants.
Chef Iuzzini was the head judge of the Bravo show “Top Chef Just Desserts” for two seasons and the author of the book “DESSERT FOURPLAY: Sweet Quartets From A Four-Star Pastry Chef.”