Our very own Eric Ripert of New York City’s acclaimed Le Bernardin and Avec Eric invites notable friends into his home kitchen where together they prepare the guest’s signature dish – one that defines them – all the while discussing food, creativity, life and passion. With a great meal and maybe too much wine, everything is “On the Table.” Inspired by their own signature work, Eric’s guests prepares the dish they feels best represents them. In this kitchen, Eric is the sous chef. With a shared passion for food, the conversation naturally flows from inspiration for the meal, approach to [...]
In this week’s premiere episode, we present the dynamic duo of Eric Ripert and Anthony Bourdain. Watch as these two get together to cook a murky Portuguese Seafood Stew and talk about life, cooking, sex, drugs and rock and roll.
Mario drives his Vespa right into Eric Ripert’s kitchen and lays it all On The Table for his signature dish — Two-Minute Calamari: Sicilian Lifeguard Style. Mario shares with us his history as a chef — including life under the Marco Pierre White for whom Mario has a few choice words.
Actress, Producer and Director Drew Barrymore visits Eric Ripert’s kitchen to prepare her favorite, Clams Montecito, and to pick up some tips from the Master Chef. They experiment with the way that different glasses affect the flavor of wine, a Pinot Grigio from Drew’s Barrymore Wines, and Ripert adds his own special touch to her signature recipe. Watch here.
It’s basic meat and potatoes, but in the hands of chef Eric Ripert, the ingredients are transformed into a sophisticated dinner. Ripert demonstrates how to grill up a flank steak paired with fresh chimichurri sauce and potato salad.
This week Le Bernardin was reviewed by Pete Wells from The New York Times who awarded the restaurant its 5th four-star rating. This review continues Le Bernardin’s legacy as the only four-star New York restaurant that has maintained its status of excellence for more than 10 years. Wells states “Why wait to say it: today I fall in line, happily, with my predecessors.”
Sweet, Sour, Savory: Talk with Eric Ripert & Christina Tosi Join Eric Ripert, executive chef and partner of Le Bernardin, and Christina Tosi, pastry chef and owner of Momofuku Milk Bar, and this year’s winner of the James Beard Award for Rising Star Chef, for a discussion on how they explore new flavors with classic ingredients. Wednesday, June 13 at 7pm at French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) Florence Gould Hall 55 East 59th Street
Don’t miss The Eric Ripert Kitchen by Poggenpohl, on display at the Poggenpohl Showroom Street Level. The opening night event, Monday, May 21st, will feature an Eric Ripert book signing of his latest cookbook, Avec Eric, from 6:00pm – 7:00pm. Poggenpohl Showroom at 150 East 58th Street between Lexington and Third Avenues.
We are pleased to announce that Le Bernardin has received the 2012 James Beard Foundation award for Outstanding Restaurant Design. Architects from Bentel & Bentel completely redesigned the restaurants interior for a re-oppening in September 2011 which also included the addition of a new cocktail lounge.
This month Chef Eric Ripert will be using his Facebook page to go behind the scenes and introduce the unique and talented people who work tirelessly to make Le Bernardin among one of the most celebrated restaurants in the world. He will be highlighting the importance and meaningful results of each person and teams dedication from the kitchen to the front of the house.
Chef Eric Ripert’s New York City restaurant Le Bernardin may have a new look, but its rankings among the top restaurant honors released in October have not changed. In the 2012 Zagat survey the restaurant took first place in the Food category, scoring 29 of a possible 30 points and also ranked highest in the Most Popular category. Le Bernardin has also received a three-star Michelin rating this year, which it has held since Michelin debuted its first American guide in 2006.
Create’s Saturday marathon lineup will feature Eric Ripert’s Emmy-award winning series Avec Eric beginning at 6:30 AM EST on September 24th. Eric’s inspiring journeys take viewers behind the scenes of Le Bernardin, his Michelin three-star restaurant in New York City and to diverse locations in Italy, the United States and the Cayman Islands to discover the people and culture behind some of the world’s most authentic ingredients, recipes and culinary traditions. As you enjoy the Avec Eric marathon don’t forget to visit the episodes page for full recipes from each episode and the complete Perfect Pairings mini-series and Get Toasted mini-series. [...]
Chef Eric Ripert’s famous seafood restaurant Le Bernardin in New York City will be closed the month of August for renovations. During that time Eric will be updating his Facebook page with the history and story of the restaurant which has 4 New York Times Stars and 3 Michelin Stars. Le Bernardin came to New York in 1986, but it was originally opened in Paris by Maguy and Gilbert Le Coze in 1972.
In a newsletter from Eric’s Washington D.C. restaurant Westend Bistro Eric Ripert reflects on Avec Eric’s Emmy award for Outstanding Culinary Program, his night on the Late Show with David Letterman, and the launch of the new Avec Eric website. Read The Ripert Report here.
AVEC ERIC has received the 2011 Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award for “Outstanding Culinary Program.”
A cool video made by the team at Zagat to celebrate the Top 30 Under 30—it was a fun night and proud of Le Bernardin’s Ron, who is in great company on the list! Great to see young talent recognized. Watch the video here.
Avec Eric is a nominee for Outstanding Culinary Program in the 2011 Daytime Emmy Awards. The winners will be announced June 19th on CBS.
2011 Daytime Emmy Award Nominations Announced
Click here to see more photos from our highly successful event at the Ace Hotel on November 8th, 2010
Based on Eric’s popular PBS TV program, Avec Eric, this book is part travelogue, part cookbook, and includes 125 fresh recipes drawn from his journeys through the culinary landscapes of regions from Tuscany to Sonoma to the Hudson River Valley. Buy Now