Inspired Scholar of Food & Wine
Culinary Institute of America － Hyde Park, New York
CIA Alumni - John Mangano, Class of 2012
Escoffier Room (A.K.A. Anthony Bourdain's Former Hell). The student-run restaurant where alumni from Anthony Bourdain to Grant Achatz made their marrow bones. John was "class leader" of the historic Escoffier Room before the change to the Bocuse Room, 2012. full NY Times article here
John with Thomas Keller at the Bocuse d'or USA, 2012, CIA. Hyde Park, NY. The event at which the American team for the world’s most prestigious cooking competition. Bocuse d’Or USA is in its evolution since the new guard of Daniel Boulud (Chairman), Thomas Keller (President).
photo: Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park New York, Farquharson Hall