Dominique Ansel is set to host New York's first gourmet pie tasting on October 1st. The brilliant pastry chef is well known for his decadent dessert creations, which include Magic Soufflé, Frozen S'mores and the Cronut. Now the famous baker is turning his attention to a beloved American dish.
The lavish after-hours event is called 'Pie Night' and is set to take place at the Dominique Ansel Kitchen. Guests who purchase a ticket to the event will be treated to nine gourmet pies, a glass of Champagne and bowls of homemade ice cream. The pies featured at the event will include classics such as blueberry pie and pecan pie as well as more unusual dishes such as dark-meat chicken pie and a roasted tomato tart.
For those who are eager to indulge in a night of pie tasting, tickets for the event go on sale on September 10th.