Ryan Bartlow - Ernesto's
Ryan Bartlow - Ernesto's
Ryan Bartlow - Ernesto's

Ryan Bartlow - Ernesto's

Regular price $135.00
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WHEN: Thursday, October 28, 5:45 PM - 7:30 PM EST 

WHO: Ryan Bartlow, chef-owner of Ernesto'sand wine director Pierre Derrien

ABOUT: After graduating culinary school in Chicago, chef Ryan Bartlow moved to Spain and cooked at three Michelin-starred Akelarre in San Sebastian.  Later, he moved to New York and worked at several restaurants including as executive chef at Frenchette, before opening  the Basque-style bar and restaurant, Ernesto's.

WHAT: Ryan Bartlow will showcase his expertise of Basque cuisine with authentic Spanish dishes.

Raised in Illinois, Ryan Barlow studied at Kendall College of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management in Chicago. After graduating, Ryan followed his love of Spanish cooking and spent the next two years working at three Michelin-starred Akelarre in San Sebastian. Afterward, he returned to Chicago where he was pastry assistant to Alex Stupak at Alinea. Next, he moved to New York and joined the Frankie’s Spuntino restaurant group. Following that, Ryan became executive chef at Quality Eats and then Frenchette. Inspired by his time in Spain, in 2020 he opened his own place, the critically acclaimed Ernesto’s restaurant and bar — bringing Basque cuisine to Manhattan.

Pierre Darrien earned recognition for spotlighting natural wines at several restaurants in Paris, including Le Baratin and Clown Bar. This is his first New York restaurant.


Experience #1: In-person at De Gustibus (class limited to 48 guests)

An intimate live event inside our state-of-the-art classroom and studio.

$135 + NY sales tax per person

  • Demonstration and tasting of the multi-course menu
  • Paired wines 
  • Choice of bottled S.Pellegrino® Sparkling Natural Mineral Water or Acqua Panna® Natural Spring Water
  • Freshly brewed Lavazza coffee offered after the class
  • PDF booklet of the recipe, which includes promotional offers from our various partners, including a 10% discount to shopping at Macy's

 Safety protocols:

  • We follow New York City law and ask to see proof of vaccination upon entering the school. This is for the safety of our staff, chefs, and fellow guests like you 
  • Doors open 15 minutes prior to class time; you will be greeted by one of our team members who will lead you to your assigned seat
  • Assigned seats, based on party size
  • Masks required for all guests when entering the school and leaving your seat when using the facilities
  • Staff required to wear masks throughout the class
  • Tables and chairs are sanitized prior to arrival
  • The bathroom will be sanitized periodically throughout the event


Experience #2: Virtual Class

For those who prefer to listen and learn from home

$30 + NY sales tax per person

What's included:

  • Live demonstration on Zoom
  • Ability to ask the chef and wine direcctor questions live via chat
  • PDF of the recipe booklet 

You will receive an email with the link and recipe booklet 24 hours prior to the class.