“I Don’t Follow Recipes”, says Chef David Bouley

March 18, 2016 | BTSNYC
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David Bouley once said “I don’t follow recipes”, and completed it by saying: “You won’t become a good chef by following recipes!”.

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The four starred Michelin American chef, born in Connecticut, is best known for his French cuisine restaurant, Bouley.

With a fantastic background, he studied at the renowned Sorbonne in Paris. He had the opportunity to work with amazing chefs like Roger Vergé, Paul Bocuse, Joël Robuchon and Gaston Lenôtre.

Located in TriBeCa, Bouley offers French cuisine with modern Asian influences served in an elegant and intimate setting. In addition to the á la carte menu, the restaurant offers a $59 five course tasting menu for lunch. Plus, a $195 six course tasting menu for dinner.

In addition, there are tasting menus with the option of wine pairing, that you might really enjoy!

David Bouleys second restaurant, Brushstroke, also in TriBeCa, is “a joint venture between Chef Bouley and Japan’s top culinary school, The Tsuji Culinary Institute. Brushstroke offers a brilliant modern interpretation of kaiseki cuisine – a traditional multi-course Japanese dinner. Based entirely around tasting menus that change seasonally, kaiseki uses fresh ingredients to build a progression of flavors and sensations. And, with courses designed to be beautiful, delicious and surprising.”

Also, try out Bouley’s cooking classes at Test Kitchen, where you’ll be able experiment his cuisine with ideal wine pairing at $175/person.

And last, if you’re planning an event, but isn’t sure where to host your guests, go and visit Bouley Botanical! Chef Bouley created this gorgeous, fresh space. It offers you the possibility of experimenting food with all 5 senses while hosting private events. Everything from dinners, weddings, corporate parties, cocktails, etc).

The venue envelopes your guests in an environ of pure ingredients, featuring 400+ edible species of plants growing in vertical window gardens. All supported by the largest bio-dynamic green house in New England.”

Bouley Botanical comfortably accommodates parties from 8 to 75 people for seated private dining events.  And, up to 100 people for receptions.

If you need help to organize a private party, contact our team for our Concierge Services, and if you’re a company, contact our experts and learn about our Corporate Services too!

We will help you organize an unforgettable event that can be anything from a birthday

Locations:  Bouley – 163 Duane Street, Brushstroke – 30 Hudson Street, Test Kitchen – 88 West Broadway, Bouley Botanical – 281 Church Street



Photo Credit: Courtesy of David Bouley

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