WHO: Carsten Johannsen is the chef-owner and founding partner of Renwick Hospitality, which includesAltair, among other restaurants.
ABOUT:Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Johannsen’s years of experience in the hospitality world span from hyperfine dining to passion-driven independent restaurants. He has helmed some of NYC’s most iconic food & beverage spaces, like the Mandarin Oriental NY and the beloved Commerce restaurant. With a distinct cooking style largely motivated by showcasing high-quality ingredients, Johannsen conveys a sense of elevated simplicity through his creations. His passion for inventive modern fare serves as the foundation for the culinary culture of Renwick Hospitality Group.
WHAT: We'll be meeting at noon inside the kitchen at Altair, and then working directly with Chef-Owner Johannsen and his crew to create an eclectic array of heavenly dishes.