Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Take a Top Chef Food Tour!

City Food Tours Announces a New NYC Walking Food Tour:
“In the Steps of a Top Chef Tour”

New York, NY, 2009 - Are you a fan of Top Chef? Are you inspired to do more cooking at home or to become a trained chef? City Food Tours introduces an exciting NEW WALKING TOUR: In the Steps of a Top Chef Tour.

The Top Chef themed tour is the only one of its kind. Anyone who is a fan of the show, loves the art of cooking or just wants a great day out in NYC will love this tour! Led by trained, working chefs, this tour lets you walk in the steps of a professional chef, while visiting some of the locations used in the Top Chef television series in Season 5, New York City and other previous seasons. From shopping for ingredients at markets, to learning how to use kitchen knives properly, and on the spot trivia challenges, this tour is plenty of fun!

On this tour, guests will visit some of the neighborhoods, shops, restaurants and landmarks that the contestants went to while in NYC. In addition, learn what it's like to be a chef, taste some great food, and experience things not offered to the public. Guests will also get to participate in interactive challenges along the tour and take a Top Chef Trivia Quiz for prizes.

Enjoy sampling a variety of delicious foods:
· Sample a sandwich at one of Tom Colicchio's eateries, 'wichcraft
· Savory snack made by a former cheftestant from Season 4
· A tasty Chinatown Treat
· Artisan Cheese in Little Italy where Leah from Season 5 shopped

Many real-life locations are featured on the tour, including:
· The location where Carla cooked squab & peas
· Where the chefs shopped for their challenges
· The cooking school where they shot during Season 3

Here’s what people are saying about the tour:
“I loved the Top Chef tour. It was [led] by an excellent tour guide who provided interesting information and cooking tips! I'm still dreaming about those cream cakes!”

An “incredible culinary experience! The food was delicious and all of the stops we made were well chosen. I recommend this tour to anyone who loves food or Top Chef.”

It “offered several insider tips about the show and getting to meet one of the stars at her restaurant was the highlight!” “My son is a big Top Chef fan and he had a great time!”
Tickets for the In the Steps of a Top Chef Tour are $44.95 per person and may be purchased at or via phone at 212.209.3370.

Please Note: This isn't an authorized or official tour. Top Chef is the property of Bravo Media, which is owned by NBC Universal. City Food Tours is not licensed, approved by or otherwise associated with NBC Universal, or any contestant, judge or any other person responsible for appearing on Top Chef. The content is assumed to be within the realm of the Public's Right of "Fair Use" & no copy infringement is intended.

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