Stirring the Pot

Conversations with Culinary Celebrities hosted by Florence Fabricant


Guild Hall serves up a delectable series, featuring renowned chefs who will dish on everything from how they got started to how to stand the heat and stay in the kitchen when things begin to boil over!


Hosted & Interviewed by Florence Fabricant, acclaimed food writer and regular contributor to The New York Times dining section.


Book Signings to Follow


General Admission: $15/$13 members

Series of Three Conversations: $40/$35 members

Also available are a limited number of $75 tickets, which include a 10am pre-conversation, meet-and-greet continental brunch with the chef and host!


Free Student Rush tickets available


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Anthony Bourdain_photo credit CNN web

Photo: CNN

Sunday, August 10 at 11am

Chef, author, and raconteur Anthony Bourdain is best known for traveling the globe on his stomach. Somewhat notoriously, he has established himself as a professional gadfly, bête noir, advocate, social critic, and pork enthusiast, recognized for his caustic sense of humor worldwide. The “chef-at-large” at New York’s famed Brasserie Les Halles, Bourdain is the author of the bestselling Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, A Cook’s Tour, and Medium Raw. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Times of London, Bon Appetit, Gourmet and many other publications. Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, which he made from 2004 – 2012, was widely popular all over the world and won two Emmy Awards. 2013 saw the premiere of two new television shows hosted by Bourdain: The Taste, a cooking competition series for ABC with Nigella Lawson, and Parts Unknown, a travel docu-series for CNN.


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Martha Stewart photo by Fadil Berisha of New You Magazine web

Photo: Fadil Berisha of New You Magazine

Sunday, August 17 at 11am

Martha Stewart, founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and Emmy Award-winning television show host, entrepreneur and bestselling author, is America’s most trusted lifestyle expert and teacher. Millions of people rely on Martha Stewart as a source of useful “how-to” information for all aspects of everyday living – cooking, entertaining, gardening, home renovating, collecting, organizing, crafting, holidays, healthy living and pets.


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Daniel Boulud photo courtesy of Daniel Krieger web

Photo courtesy of Daniel Krieger

Sunday, August 31 at 11am

Daniel Boulud is Chef-Owner of several award-winning restaurants and the Feast & Fêtes catering company. While he hails from Lyon, France, it is in New York that he has truly mastered the dining scene and is today considered one of America’s leading culinary authorities. His New York City restaurants include DANIEL, a three Michelin star Relais & Châteaux member; the elegant one Michelin star Café Boulud; db Bistro Moderne; Bar Boulud; Boulud Sud; Épicerie Boulud; and DBGB Kitchen and Bar on the Bowery. Boulud is a James Beard Foundation multi-award winner and has been named “Chef of the Year” by the Culinary Institute of America and Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur by the French government. The Chef’s culinary style is reflected in his eight cookbooks, including the most recent DANIEL: My French Cuisine(Grand Central Publishing, 2013).


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