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Macy's Kicks Off Culinary Council 10th Anniversary

Wednesday October 16th, 2013 - 11:53AM


Macy’s is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Macy’s Culinary Council, the retailer’s exclusive program of in-store events, marketing, online content and culinary initiatives featuring a number of well-known chefs. The anniversary kicked off on October 15th with an event at Herald Square, Macy’s New York City flagship store, which featured a menu highlighting recipes from the Council chefs who were on hand to join in the festivities.

The current Macy’s Culinary Council roster includes Rick Bayless, Michelle Bernstein, Cat Cora, Tom Douglas, Todd English, Marc Forgione, Johnny Iuzzini, Stephanie Izard, Wolfgang Puck, Marcus Samuelsson, Nancy Silverton, Ming Tsai and Takashi Yagihashi.

“This year, we are celebrating a milestone with the 10th anniversary of Macy’s Culinary Council,” said Amy Kule, group vice president of Macy's Parade and Entertainment Group. “For a decade, the Council has brought some of the country’s highest caliber chefs to serve as a force of culinary expertise and inspiration for Macy’s customers. Over these years, Macy’s Culinary Council has offered engaging and educational events with everything from grilling competitions to cross-country food truck road trips. We look forward to even more culinary excitement and inspiration in the years ahead.”

Through the Council, Macy’s provides its customers access to the chefs’ favorite recipes and advice, in an effort to help home cooks get professional culinary results.

According to Macy’s, since its launch in 2003, the Culinary Council has counted within its lineup esteemed chefs who are among the most recognizable in the industry.