In recent years, New York City has become home to dozens of premium ice cream shops manufacturer and gelaterie. Using top quality ingredients like local, organic milk, fresh fruit, and single origin chocolate, and presenting the ingredients in novel ways, these new ice cream artisans are changing how we think about ice cream.
This taste and rate tour features visits to four shops where guests will learn about the process of ice cream making, differences between gelato and ice cream, and what makes a premium ice cream.
This walking tour highlights the East Village as an important center for small-batch, frozen treats.
Your guide is a well-respected culinary historian, cookbook author and culinary educator with a specialty in fine chocolate and other artisanal foods. Her accolades include a certificate of outstanding achievement from The James Beard Foundation and a book award from The International Association of Culinary Professionals. From Jacques Pepin to Julia Child, Mario Batali, Thomas Keller, Jacques Torres, Anthony Bourdain and Padma Lakshmi, she has worked with the most distinguished culinary talent.