Join us Saturday at the main market tent for a cooking demonstration and delicious samples by John Lichtenberger, Executive Chef, Isla, Austin, TX
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A member of the second graduating class from the French Culinary Institute in New York, and with a serious amount of French restaurant experience under his belt, no one is better suited to execute simple, yet elegant French fare than head chef of Péché, John Lichtenberger. Born in Brooklyn, and raised in Queens, NY, Lichtenberger has worked at a variety of New York establishments including Le Bernardin, Rose Café, 5th Avenue Ballroom, West Bank Café and Chez Josephine. When he made the move to Texas, Lichtenberger worked as the opening chef at Trattoria Lisina in Driftwood, TX, where he earned Best Chefs in America’s title of “Best Chef” in 2013. Now acting as head chef at Péché and Isla, Lichtenberger has brought his years of culinary experience, as well as his enjoyment of mentoring and teaching others, to the kitchen.