Monaco’s Taste of New York

New York – October 15, 2010 – More than 300 VIP guests and friends of Monaco gathered at the Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center to watch the sunset as they tasted sublime signature dishes by some of NYC’s best chefs – Didier Elena, Shaun Hergatt, Francois Payard, Cedric Tovar – and rising culinary star from Monaco, Marcel Ravin. The evening benefitted the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation-USA and the Princess Grace Foundation-USA.

Chefs prepared these dishes which were complemented by fine French wines from the Chateau Coutet and Chateau Latour, Champagne Paul Goerg and single malt whiskeys from The Balvenie Distillery, plus café treats from Nespresso.

·         The Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel and Resort, Chef Marcel RAVIN presents:
Variation on the fried egg – cassava / passion fruit / truffles & beets galette

·         Adour Alain DUCASSE at The St. Regis NY, Chef Didier Elena presents:
Pressed chicken & duck foie gras, artichokes with truffle vinaigrette

·         SHO Shaun Hergatt, Chef Shaun Hergatt presents:
Potato espuma and black truffle with Maitake mushroom

·         Payard and François Chocolate Bar, Chef François Payard presents:
A selection of mini pastries and desserts

· Restaurant Daniel/Feast & Fêtes, Chef Cedric Tovar presents:
Award-winning barbagiuans and other Monégasque specialties!


Anthony Ethuin (Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel, Monaco), Didier Elena (Executive Chef, Adour Alain DUCASSE at The St. Regis New York), Francois Payard (FPB Bakery and Payard, New York), Maguy Maccario, Consul General of Monaco in New York, Cedric Tovar (Executive Chef, Feast & Fetes/Daniel Boulud, New York), Marcel RAVIN (Executive Chef, Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel, Monaco), Shaun Hergatt (Executive Chef, SHO Shaun Hergatt), Philippe Brito (Monte Carlo Bay Hotel, Monaco). © 2010 Consulate General of Monaco/by Suzanne Vreeland

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