Venmo or Cashapp options also available @PayChefNico. Please list subject line as "Candy Man"
Only 20 seats available. Tickets are first come first served.
Course One: "The Origin"
'Nduja, Granny Smith Apple, Picked Thyme, Focaccia, Coffee Honey
Course Two: "Forbidden Love"
Seared Scallops, Squid Ink Risotto, White Asparagus, Black Truffle, Charcoal Dust
Course Three: "Be My Victim"
Charred Pulpo, Crispy Fingerling Potatoes, Cherry Tomato, Romesco Sauce, Chimichurri
Course Four: "Cabrini Green"
Beer Chips, Buffalo Chicken Mousse, Chive Dust
Course Five: "The Candy Man"
Lemon Chamomile Tea Cake, Lemon Curd, Honey Cream Cheese Ice Cream, Honey Comb, Mixed Berry Syrup
*menu is subject to change due to product availability or creative spin by chef
No refunds will be given within 48 hours of event.
Please inform chef of any food allergies prior to event. We will do our best to accommodate dietary restrictions BUT NO PROMISES. Please note that because of the methods in which foods are produced, we cannot guarantee that traces of the food that you are allergic are not present in the products that you are served. This may include but is not limited to nuts, shellfish, gluten, eggs, dairy, etc. Clearly, if this presents medical issues for yourself or your guest, then you need to be aware and make an informed decision on whether or not to attend a Chef Nico event. By attending, you are doing so at your own risk. Chef Nico cannot and will not be held responsible for any reaction caused during and after consumption.
What’s happening Beautiful People! I’m Nico Shumpert, a private chef & culinary influencer born and raised in St.Louis, MO.
My culinary curiosity sprouted early. As child I can recall asking why “do this” or “add that” when baking with my grandma or watching my mom cook dinner for the family. The science of food, cooking with all 5 senses and sharing the dining experience still excites that inquisitive little boy exploring in my matriarch’s kitchens.
Since graduating from L'Ecole Culinaire in 2011, I have been on quite the culinary journey. To start, I trained under a James Beard Award-winning chef at Sidney Street Cafe, sprinkle several fulfilling opportunities in the middle, and eventually worked up to a leadership role with the acclaimed Kaldi’s Coffee Co.
I believe sharing a meal is an intimate interaction that we often take for granted. My goal is to get people back to the table, build an appreciation for atypical food, and equip my followers with practical knowledge that can take an everyday meal from Okay to Oh My!
These days you can find me entertaining my devout foodie followers on social media or hosting pop-ups & private dinner parties around the country.
When I’m not feeding people you can find me gaming, making content or loving on my wife Ebony, my son Camden and my daughter Kendall.
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