At City Cooking West End, we’re proud to work with experienced chefs and food professionals to bring you the best instructors.
Chef Kenneth Connors
A graduate of the French Culinary Institute, Ken has vast experience at top NYC restaurants, including Nobu 57, Shang, and ‘inoteca. Born and raised in Hawaii, Ken has a unique culinary background of Hawaiian and Asian fusion cuisine, and was making poke bowls long before they were trendy. Check out his poke bowl class to learn how to master this fun dish at home!
Chef Allison Fasano
Currently the sous chef at Gato, Bobby Flay’s newest Noho restaurant, Allison specializes in Southern Italian cuisine. Formerly of Del Posto, she knows her way around a stellar plate of pasta, and honed her skills at the The Italian Culinary institute in Calabria. Allison loves stand up comedy and lives by the motto “food and laughter is what I’m after!”
Chef Lany Phlong
A lover of food and travel, Lany specializes in Southeast Asian cuisine. A veteran supperclub chef, Lany has cooked elaborate meals for groups small and large and knows all the tricks of the trade. Ask her how to find the best lotus root in Chinatown and follow her Instagram adventures @dinnerbylany.