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Star Chiefs –The Cocktail Demo with Recipes

September 29th, 2010 · 12 Comments · centrifuge, Chocolate, Clarification, cocktails, liquid nitrogen, Puffed Snack, rotovap, Tech Demo, Uncategorized, vacuum infusion

by Dave Arnold At this year’s Star Chefs conference I whipped up some beaver-flapper puffs for the crowd to munch on (see here for recipe), and Nils and I liquored everyone up with a passel of cocktails. Our 75 minute demo showcased three different techniques at three different attainability levels: rapid N2O infusion (within anyone’s […]

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New York Culinary Experience Technique-a-thon: Pressure Cooking Eggs, Super Rich Sorbet, N'Stuff

October 6th, 2009 · 10 Comments · Tech Demo

 posted by Nastassia Lopez with some comments by Dave Arnold This weekend marked the second annual New York Culinary Experience (hosted by The FCI and New York Magazine)—a hands-on event where attendees cook side-by-side with some of the best chefs in the industry. Events started on Saturday morning and ended Sunday night with a reception in L’Ecole. Dave […]

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Skoal to Spinal Chords, Ike Jime and Mokume-Gane: the Star Chefs Demo

September 25th, 2009 · 4 Comments · skoal, Tech Demo, Tuna Spine

posted by Nastassia Lopez (photos courtesy of John M. Sconzo) Dave and Nils brought down the Star Chef’s house with the final demo of the International Chef’s Conference: High-Tech Delicious.   The Mokume-Gane Dish They started the demo off with a mokume-gane of lamb and yellowfin tuna. After molding together the two proteins with meat glue, Dave […]

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Star Chef's Workshop

September 21st, 2009 · 4 Comments · Tech Demo

Yesterday, foodies and culinary buffs alike spent their Sunday morning worshipping the artistry and capabilities of the rotovap, the centrifuge and the vacuum at Dave and Nils’ Star Chefs Workshop.  In lieu of coffee they started the audience off with a shot of Beef and Heirloom Tomato Vodka that Dave distilled the day before.  Nils seared  Tuna Sinew […]

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Dave and Nils at Star Chefs

September 17th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Tech Demo

Dave and Nils will be holding a demo chef’s demo next Tuesday, September 22nd at 5:30pm as part of this year’s Star Chefs International Chef’s Congress. They will Ike Jime a live black sea bass, fuse yellowtail and lamb through Mokume Gane, play around with the centrifuge and rotovap, and Skoal the entire audience. You […]

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Lapsang, Kurisawa, Agar, and Chives

August 28th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Tech Demo

  posted by Nastassia Lopez Dave and I met 6 months back on a 3-hour van ride with Cesare Casella, Mark Ladner, Alex Pilas and a salty bag of chicharrones pig skins from a Sunoco gas station in Jersey. Since then, I have watched his apartment oven preheat to 800 degrees while the rest of […]

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Things are not always what they seem

July 7th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Tech Demo

Posted by Nils Noren This is the second post in the Glass House project series. If you want to know more about it click here. The topic for this particular discussion was quite an interesting one: attention span. Or in today’s culture, it is more the lack of an attention span that is the problem. […]

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Glass House Project: Breaking the Rules

June 12th, 2009 · 8 Comments · Tech Demo

Posted by Nils Noren In late 2007, I participated in a panel discussion at the Philoctetes Center about the five senses. Each of the panelists represented one of the senses; obviously, I was there to talk about taste. The other participants were Greg Calbi, master sound engineer, worked with such artists as John Lennon and […]

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Experimental Cuisine Collective Anniversary Symposium

May 21st, 2009 · 5 Comments · Tech Demo

Posted by Mindy Nguyen On Monday, Nils participated in the Experimental Cuisine Collective’s symposium, “From Science to Sensation,” discussing how and where science and food intersect. If you’re following us here on the blog or have had the pleasure to dine on a dish that Nils has prepared, then you no doubt have an appreciation […]

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"Food for Thought" – Nils & Dave host the Philoctetes Organization at The French Culinary Institute

May 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Tech Demo

Posted by Mindy Lvoff The Philoctetes Center is an organization that strives to bring together thinkers from various scientific and artistic backgrounds to discuss the processes and factors that influence a final outcome, whether that be technological innovation and artistic expression, or negative outcomes such as violence and genocide. Thought leaders from academic, clinical, and […]

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