NYC: L’Ecole restaurant. As the name suggests, L’Ecole restaurant is where students of The French Culinary Institute impress guests with their cooking on a daily basis.
Above: Chef Alain Sailhac enjoys a hamburger, yes, a hamburger in the bar in the restaurant. He is one of the deans of the school together with other famous culinary personalities; Jacques Pépin, André Soltner, David Kinch, Emily Luchetti, and Jacques Torres.
L’Ecole restaurant. A Duck Pate amuse bouche is brought to the table as a welcoming offering.
L’Ecole restaurant. A Student chef talks to guests in the 1970’s inspired dinning room on busy Broadway in SoHo.
L’Ecole restaurant. Braised Artichoke Heart Salad with Japanese eggplant, zucchini, Gruyere and Basil pesto.
L’Ecole restaurant. Passion Fruit Baked Alaska, chocolate cake with a raspberry coulis.
L’Ecole restaurant. Black and white photos of The French Culinary Institute students in their classroom kitchen decorate the walls of the restaurant.