Go Behind the Scenes with Barbara Fairchild of Bon Appétit Fame, Learn About Buying and Cellaring Your Wines, Tour the James Beard House, and Get Thirsty for Knowledge About Wines this Fall

NEW YORK August 7, 2007 - Once again, NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (www.scps.nyu.edu) and the James Beard Foundation pair up for a tantalizing offering of new food and wine courses - with the most extraordinary portfolio of instructors - ranging from Bon Appétit magazine’s Barbara Fairchild to Alexandra Lapostolle-Marnier of the French wine-and-spirits family, wine industry scholar and writer Tyler “Dr. Vino” Coleman, and Rosemary Zraly of Champagne Communications.

To register, please call 212-999-7171 or visit www.scps.nyu.edu.

Behind the Scenes with Barbara Fairchild

Have lunch with Barbara Fairchild, esteemed editor of Bon Appétit, one of the nation’s top food magazines, at some of New York’s top restaurants. Tour backstage with Barbara and the professional staff of each restaurant, and see what goes on in the kitchens, pantries, and wine cellars of these celebrated eateries.

  • Telepan - Course number: X37.9007
  • Picholine - Course number: X37.9002
  • Blue Hill at Stone Barns - Course number: X37.9008
  • Daniel - Course number: X37.9003

Buying and Cellaring

What better way to spend your bonus or extra cash than by starting your very own wine collection? Learn about the best way to store and sell wine, what to buy at auction, and what some of the world’s top wine collectors do to pursue their passion for wine.

  • Buying and Cellaring - Course number: X37.9004

The James Beard House: An Insider’s Tour and Dining Experience

James Beard cooked here, as well as some of the world’s renowned chefs. Take a pre-dinner tour of the 1844 townhouse and enjoy a special dinner served in the Beard boardroom, prepared by chef Michael Schulson of Steven Starr’s Buddakan. Wine lovers can partake in the pre-dinner tour and opt for a tasting of Chile’s Case Lapostolle wines to complement a multicourse dining experience.

  • The James Beard House: An Insider’s Tour and Dining Experience - Course number: X37.9001
  • The James Beard House: An Insider’s Tour and Dining Experience II - Course number: X37.9055

Other Enticing Offerings to Consider

  • Everything’s Coming Up Rosé - Course number: X37.9014
  • How Chocolate Gets its Taste - Course number: X37.9015
  • Chelsea: An Eating and Walking Tour - Course number: X37.9012

About The NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies (www.scps.nyu.edu) is among the 14 colleges and schools that comprise New York University, one of the largest private universities in the United States. Founded in 1934, NYU SCPS each year educates some 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students and enrolls over 44,000 in its continuing education programs. A national leader in adult and professionally-oriented education, NYU SCPS programs span more than 125 fields, and include 14 industry-focused master’s degree programs, and fifteen undergraduate degree programs designed both for working adults and full-time students.

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