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Saturday, July 1 • 17:00 - 18:00
A Conversation with Award Winning Chef, Eric Ripert

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 Join Emmy Award Winning Chef, Eric Ripert for an hour long conversation about his career on- and off-camera.  This session will be followed by a Q&A

Ripert has made several guest appearances on cooking-based television shows, including guest judge and assistant chef roles on the second, third, fourth and fifth seasons of Bravo TV's "Top Chef".  He has appeared on many episodes of Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations and Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. Most recently he has launched a series of brief online cooking videos called "Get Toasted" on his website AVECERIC.com which focuses on easy and quick meals that can be prepared and cooked in minutes with a toaster oven.  Adding to his adventures, PBS has aired Avec Eric episodes (started September 2009) where he travels the world and finds inspiration and shows the idea in a profession setting, travels on location, and then finally shows the enlightenment in his home kitchen.   Additionally, he has  played himself in the television show Treme on HBO (season 1 episode 5), alongside David ChangWylie Dufresne and Tom Colicchio. He returned in his cameo role in Season 2, in multiple episodes. 

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Calia Brencsons-Van Dyk

Caliativity Productions
Calia Brencsons-Van Dyk’s life has taken her from the Midwest to the East Coast and to Paris, Provence, South Africa, Las Vegas, the San Francisco Bay Area, and New York City. From a family of food lovers and artists, it was natural that Calia would find herself drawn to creative and culinary adventures. Having spent much of her childhood in the south of France, followed by later travels and studies, she speaks French, German, and Danish, and is certified in all three. Her minor in Theatre at Mills College won out over her International Relations major and steered Calia from her intention to pursue law and toward the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the world of the theatre, where she worked as an actor, writer, and public relations manager. She later spent time in England and France, sponsored by the International Theatre Institute completing a translation of the letters of Catherine the Great to Voltaire. Upon her return to the US, Calia was the Entertainment Chair for the Clinton-Gore campaign in Massachusetts, while working for McKinsey... Read More →

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Eric Ripert

Celebrity Chef
Born in Antibes, Eric Ripert is grateful for his early exposure to cuisine. His family instilled their own passion for food in the young Ripert, and at the age of 15 he left home to attend culinary school in Perpignan. At 17, he moved to Paris and cooked at the legendary La Tour... Read More →



Saturday July 1, 2017 17:00 - 18:00
Ballroom 2 Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman

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