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Celebrated as one of the finest restaurants in the world, Le Bernardin holds three Michelin stars and the most James Beard awards of any New York City restaurant. Today, Le Bernardin’s iconic chef Eric Ripert is one of the most important figures in the global culinary landscape: a maestro renowned for his exquisitely elegant, tastefully balanced dishes—and his frequent, endearing cameos in the TV documentaries of his late friend Anthony Bourdain.

Now, in his new book Seafood Simple, Ripert demystifies his signature cuisine, making delectable dishes achievable for home cooks of all skill levels, with elegance and panache.

Joining Hot Docs to discuss the book with Canadian audiences for the very first time, one of the world’s greatest chefs will break down the sources and inspirations he draws from in his cooking, explore his evolving approach to sustainability in the kitchen, and share expert tips to get home cooks approaching the art of cooking with confidence, joy and love.

Moderated by author of Cook It Wild, food writer and critic, Chris Nuttall-Smith.  

Presented in partnership with Appetite by Random House.

Promotional Partner: Toronto Writers' Centre

Tickets: $15 (Members from $10) | Under 25? Get your FREE Bronze membership 

For live presentations, please note that main floor seating provides stage views and balcony seating provides screen views.

Add a book to your ticket order and be guaranteed to receive a copy of Eric Ripert's Seafood Simple.

Limited quantities of pre-signed copies of Seafood Simple and of Vegetable Simple will also be available for purchase at the event.

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