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"The Future of Food Journalism" Press Compilation

"The Future of Food Journalism" was quite the hit. MediaBistro, Huffington Post, Village Voice all had positive coverage. Check out Culintro's Press Recap from the event »

Don’t stress about the Yelper who doesn’t know how to spell kidney. Just serve good food. - The Huffington post
Culintro hosted a panel discussion about the future of food journalism. The overall message? Food journalism does actually have a future. - Village Voice

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The Huffington Post (February 10, 2010)

"The Future of Food Journalism"

What is the future of food journalism? Unfortunately for the attendees of Monday's panel discussion hosted by Culintro, no one expert can give a definitive answer. After selected nibbles (dried fruit, hunks of parmesan cheese, olives, and nuts) and sponsored vodka cocktails, the lubricated would-be food journalists, restauranteurs and restaurant industry pr reps sat down to hear Salon.com's Francis Lam, Time Out's Gabriella Gershenson, Edible's Brian Halweil, and Tasting Table's Nick Fauchald predict the future profitability and viability of food journalism...

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The Village Voice (February 9, 2010)

"Future of Food Journalism Is Fragmented, Niche-Oriented, and Possibly Too Concerned"

Last night at the Gabarron Foundation, Culintro hosted a panel discussion about the future of food journalism. The overall message? Food journalism does actually have a future. In a discussion moderated by New School food studies professor Andy Smith, the panelists -- Salon.com's Francis Lam, Time Out's Gabriella Gershenson, Edible magazines publisher Brian Halweil, and Tasting Table's Nick Fauchald -- considered what the death of Gourmet, the rise of the Internet, and the decline of places that actually pay a reasonable...

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Tasting Table (February 4, 2010)

"Eat Beat"

Join Tasting Table's editor-in-chief, Nick Fauchald, and an esteemed panel of food media professionals for cocktails and a conversation about The Future of Food Journalism, hosted by Culintro at The Gabarron Foundation. Click here to reserve a spot; as a Tasting Table reader you'll receive a discount of $15 when you enter the code "table2010" at checkout...

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The Village Voice (February 2, 2010)

"Sietsema and Others Muse on the Future of Food Journalism"

In this month's Columbia Journalism Review, Robert Sietsema pens a feature on the history of restaurant reviewing; the importance of anonymity; the increasing number of writers not only identifying themselves, but also accepting free meals; and how food blogs and sites like Yelp have changed the landscape...

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Grub Street (February 2, 2010)

"The Future of Food Journalism, Further Dissected"

Earlier today we shared our thoughts on the future of food journalism and didn’t charge you a cent, but if you care enough about the subject to spend $50, Gabriella Gershenson of Time Out New York, Francis Lam of Salon.com, Nick Fauchald of Tasting Table, and Brian Halweil of the Edible magazines will be mulling it over at Culintro on February 8. Needless to say, the future of food journalism will involve a lot of panel discussions...

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Mediabistro.com (February 2, 2010)

"The Future of Food Journalism"

Join Culintro in welcoming established journalists, editors, authors and contributors in Food Media. As we witness the print world decreasing, it's difficult to ignore the growth and power of digital; but what does this mean for Food Journalism and the impact it will have on the restaurant industry?

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Nation's Restaurant News (October 30, 2009)

A town hall meeting, entitled “How to Protect Your Restaurant,” was held in response to the myriad lawsuits that have been filed against restaurateurs in New York City, as well as proposed changes to current labor laws. ... Panelists for the meeting, which was sponsored by Culintro LLC, a restaurant industry membership organization, included Carolyn Richmond of the law firm Fox Rothschild LLP; Will Regan, chief executive of 3Sixty Hospitality, a back-office management consultancy; and Josh Ozersky, an editor for Citysearch New York...

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The Feedbag (October 15, 2009)

Culintro, a culinary trade organization I’ve become involved with in recent months, will be hosting a panel event on Tuesday the 27th at the Museum of Arts and Design, on “How to Protect Your Restaurant.” I’m moderating it and the star panelists are Carolyn Richmond, the city’s top restaurant-labor lawyer, and Will Regan, from 360 Hospitality, who knows about as much about the subject as anyone on the operations side...

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The Strong Buzz (September 14, 2009)

Culintro, a hip site that is making waves connecting restaurant professionals and peers, is spicing up their next event in their Cocktail Series on Monday, September 14th, highlighting the Flavors of South America...

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GRUB STREET: New York (September 10, 2009)

Yerba Buena chef Julian Medina and Top Chef Vegas contestant Hector Santiago will prepare South American food for Culintro's next industry-networking event on Monday in the Bulthaup Showroom, at 578 Broadway. Grub Street readers get 10 percent off the $60 ticket price.

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TIME OUT: New York (May 27, 2009)

"Restaurants & Bars: Eat Outings"

The power of an appealing interior isn’t lost on NYC’s savvy restaurateurs. Just ask the group of architects, designers and chefs assembled for this discussion of trends in restaurant design. The lineup features big names including chef-owner Paul Liebrandt of Corton and international design giants AvroKO. Municipal Arts Society, 457 Madison Ave at 51st St (914-548-8683, culintro.com). 6–8pm; $50, members $35.

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THE NEW YORK TIMES: New York (May 26, 2009)

"Dining Calendar: Chat Groups"

Restaurant design will be the subject of a panel discussion from 6 to 8 p.m. on June 2 at the Municipal Arts Society, 457 Madison Avenue (51st Street). Tickets, $35 for members, $50 for nonmembers: www.culintro.com.

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THE STRONG BUZZ: New York (May 18, 2009)

"Restaurant Design Panel: Eating with your Eyes"

New Yorkers are a sophisticated bunch of foodies. We want it all. Sure, we’ll delve deep into Chinatown for the perfect dumplings or wait in long lines for Joe’s Pizza. But when we drop the credit card for something more, it’s not all about the food but also the ambience. On Tuesday, June 2, Culintro — an organization that helps professionals network with restaurant industry folks — will assemble a restaurant design panel event featuring Glen Coben, AvroKO (designers of PUBLIC, Double Crown), LTL Architects and Chef Paul Liebrandt of Corton.

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MENU PAGES: Chicago (May 1, 2009)

"Get your Stage On at Alinea, with some help from Culintro"

So you want to work at Alinea? Landing a stage (a culinary apprenticeship taken on by a chef-in-training before taking on an official full-time position) in the kitchen at the world's tenth-best restaurant has up until now been largely a matter of having either tenacity, luck, or a really good gimmick. But a new website, Culintro, hopes to change all that."

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THE STRONG BUZZ: New York (April 30, 2009)

"What to be a Food Writer? Read This!"

"Culintro, a new culinary trade organization that unites professionals in the restaurant industry, has partnered with Food&Beverage Magazine to give aspiring food writers the opportunity to dive into the world of food writing, no matter the level of expertise."

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EATER NY: New York (April 22, 2009)

"EATERWIRE: Desperate Freelancers"

"The newly launched Culintro, the food world Mediabistro, has partnered with Food & Beverage magazine for a contest: 'Four times a year, Culintro will accept 100-150 word pitches from submitting Culintro members. Culintro and Food&Beverage’s Editor-in-Chief, Francine Cohen, will review the pitches and call back the winning contestant to write an article (400-550 words in length)...'"

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METROMIX: New York (April 14, 2009)

"RESTAURANTS: Culintro makes an intro"

"Culintro, which officially launched yesterday, is positioning itself to be the Mediabistro of the culinary world—serving as a meeting point for young chefs to find internships, older chefs to find jobs and all chefs to meet once a month to talk shop (with booze of course). ..."

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EATER NY: New York (April 3, 2009)

"Launches and Releases"

Kind of like a mediabistro for the food world, the month-old site is meant to be a networking tool that connects people in the industry with stages, full times jobs, housing, professional guidance, and seminars.

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