FESTIVAL SESSIONS

Monday, September 19, 2022
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Fast Lane to American Chinese Cuisine
Celebrate the rich heritage and future of Panda Express
Featuring Jimmy Wang, Executive Director, Panda Express, and Jessica Chao, Public Relations, Corporate Communications and Partnerships, Panda Restaurant Group

CreativityTaste of Innovation

Celebrate 35 years of Panda Express's fan favorite, the boldly marinated orange chicken, with executive director, chef Jimmy Wang. Take a seat inside their kitchen for a special meal, drinks, and an intimate conversation on how they continue to innovate, attract new customers, and reimagine the brand.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Plant-Based Pivot
Eleven Madison Park
Featuring Daniel Humm, Chef, Eleven Madison Park, and Dominique Roy, Chef De Cuisine, Eleven Madison Park

CreativityTaste of Innovation

Eleven Madison Park pairs delicious plant-based dishes with an amazing view of Madison Square Park with the ambition to reconfigure the restaurant model to combat food insecurity and create a sustainable and equitable food system. Feast on a variety of innovative meals created by chef Daniel Humm, and join Dominique Roy, chef de cuisine, for an exclusive presentation and discussion about the restaurant's pivot to a plant-based menu.

*Tickets for Taste of Innovation are sold separately