Community Education

Chelsea Market Food and Walking Tour

April 09, 2013 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Desmond Campus

Board the coach bus at Desmond at 10 am. Explore NYC’s urban indoor food market on this food filled tour. Experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of this historic 112-year old landmark building which was the birthplace of the Oreo cookie. As we stroll, you will learn the history of the Market (which now houses the famous Food Network offices and kitchens upstairs), view original artwork and granite sculptures, and learn how the Market has become the ultimate indoor food paradise. Then, step outside and onto the new “High Line” elevated outdoor park for great views of the Hudson River. Finish the tour with a sit-down food tasting at a restaurant in The Meatpacking District and learn all about this trendy area - NYC’s hottest destination for nightlife. Delicious food specialties served on the tour are:

Amy’s Breads – French-American bakery (Est. 1992)
Ronny Brook Milk Bar – Offshoot from the farm (Est. 1950)
Sarabeth’s Bakery – Gourmet American bakery (Est. 1981)
Lobster Place – High-end wholesale/retail fish market (Est. 1974)
Buon Italia – Wholesale/retail Italian specialty food shop (Est. 1997)
Chelsea Market Baskets – Gourmet specialty food shop (Est. 1997)
Eleni’s – Classic American bakery (Est. 1985)
Macelleria – Italian steak house (Est. 2000)
Tuck Shop – Australian eatery (Est. 2006)

Fee: $95

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