Pomì, a leading supplier of 100% Italian tomato products to the foodservice industry, will be sponsoring the 13th Annual StarChefs International Chefs Congress at the Brooklyn Expo Center from Sunday, October 21st - Tuesday, October 23rd.
Pomì, a leading supplier of 100% Italian tomato products to the foodservice industry, will be sponsoring the 13th Annual StarChefs International Chefs Congress at the Brooklyn Expo Center from Sunday, October 21st - Tuesday, October 23rd. At Congress, Pomì will be used in exciting dishes throughout the event while exploring the theme of Cooking with Respect: Better People, Better Food. In addition to Pomì’s popular bag-in-box offering, they will be showcasing their new line of tomato juice.
A group of rising star chefs from across the U.S. will be serving up delicious bites at the Pomì booth, with each day featuring a new chef and dish. Chef Jennifer Cox of Levy Restaurants will kick things off on Sunday with Shrimp Puttanesca. On Monday, Chef Max Convertini of the Federation of Italian Chefs (FIC) will prepare Tomato Marmellata on Tart and Tomato Panna Cotta. Brooklyn’s own Michael Ayoub of Fornino Pizza will be firing up Roman Pizza on Tuesday to close out the conference.
Beyond the booth, attendees will see Pomì included in a main stage presentation with Chef Naomi Pomeroy of Beast (Portland, OR), and hands-on workshops led by Toronto Pastry Chef David Chow and New York bartender Pam Wiznitzer.
Pomì will also be part of evening festivities including at the Congress Cocktail Session Where Orson Salicetti of Middle Branch will be mixing up drinks with Pomi tomato juice. Finally, Chef Kurt Applegate of Extra Fancy is hosting the industry after party, where Pomi chopped tomatoes will highlight a Spanish-style canape.
“Foodservice is a key channel for Pomì’s growth in the U.S. and working with StarChefs we have been able to get in front of some of the top and up and coming chefs in the industry”, stated Umberto Marconi, Vice President of Pomì USA. “Chefs appreciate the versatility, quality, flavor and purity of Pomì tomatoes in their kitchens”.