November 11, 2019
Chartwells Higher Education Hosts Celebrity Chef Justin Warner November 14-15!
- Director of Marketing, Student Affairs
Nationally celebrated chef and restaurateur Justin Warner will visit Carnegie Mellon University to serve up some rebellious eats to the campus community on November 14 - 15, presented by Chartwells Higher Education and Carnegie Mellon University Dining Services.
Chef Justin Warner is the season 8 winner of the Food Network Star and has appeared on several
cooking programs including Cutthroat Kitchen, Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, Beat Bobby Flay and Guy’s Grocery Games. Working in restaurants since he was 15, he earned a position as Captain at Danny Meyer’s restaurant, The Modern, and at age 27, and opened his first now Michelin-rated restaurant, Do or Dine.
After winning Food Network Star, he starred in his first special, Rebel Eats. Thanks to his culinary exploration, he combines his kitchen expertise with the bold new world of food. He’ll be cooking some of his exclusive recipes including Orange Blossom Chicken and Better Tomorrow Vegan Chili. Experience his creative culinary creations and enter raffles for a chance to win one on his cookbooks, “The Laws of Cooking: And How to Break Them,” and “The Ultimate Ninja Foodi Pressure Cooker Cookbook."
Meet Chef Justin and experience his creative culinary creations at one of three events on campus:
Chef Justin Pop-Up LoungeKirr Commons, Cohon Center, Thursday, November 14, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (open to all members of the CMU community)
Join Chef Justin Warner for a pop-up sampling event by the black chairs in the Cohon Center to celebrate his arrival and get a sneak peek of the delicious food he is bringing to campus! Swing by for a tasty sample or visit select dining locations where his recipes will be featured on the menu, including Corn Fritters with Curry (Rooted), Better Tomorrow Vegan Chili (Rooted), Jerk Chicken (Back Bar Grill, Create and Schatz Dining Room Salad Bar) and Wasabi Marshmallows (Available in Entropy+). Copies of Chef Justin’s book, The Laws of Cooking: And How to Break Them will be available for purchase.
Chef Justin Mixology All-You-Care-to-Eat ReceptionSchatz Dining Room, Cohon Center, Thursday, November 14, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (open to all members of the CMU community)
Chef Justin Warner and the Chartwells Culinary team will be taking over Schatz Dinner with dishes exclusively from Justin’s cookbook, The Laws of Cooking: And How to Break Them, including Orange Blossom Chicken, Pork Tenderloin with Mango and Pine, Mac and Cheese and Roasted Cocoa Cauliflower. Enjoy passed appetizers including Smoked Cannoli and Apple Crostata and a refreshing selection of festive beverages. Meet and Greet with Chef Justin and watch him in action at 6 PM and 7 PM as he demonstrates how to prepare the Orange Blossom Chicken and Mac and Cheese in the Schatz Teaching Kitchen. Dinner blocks, Flex, DineXtra, credit, debit or cash accepted.
Chef Justin Schatz Dining Room Lunch Take-OverSchatz Dining Room, Cohon Center, Friday, November 15, 11:30 PM - 2:00 PM, (open to faculty, staff and graduate students only)
Chef Justin and Chartwells Culinary team will be taking over Schatz Lunch with dishes exclusively from Justin’s cookbook, The Laws of Cooking: And How to Break Them, including Orange Blossom Chicken, Pork Tenderloin with Mango and Pine, Kimchi-Loaded Sweet Potato, Roasted Cocoa Cauliflower, Parsnip and Pear Salad, Blue Cheesecake with Frank's RedHot Caramel and a refreshing selection of festive beverages.