NYC Culinary Events
Professional Accomplishments
of James Canora


special events national/local | NYC Culinary events consulting projects|
cooking classes & demos | tv, book & magazine articles | research and development

Special Events – International

Tribeca Grill Promotion @ Crown* Hotel & Casino Melbourne , Australia

Tribeca Grill Promotion at
Tel- Aviv Hilton / Tel – Aviv, Israel


Tribeca Grill Promotion at
Four Seasons Hotel, Singapore

T.V. Food Network
My Country / My Kitchen --
Sicily , Italy

Continental * Airlines Chefs on Board-- Rio de Janiero , Brazil

London , England

Rome/Venice/Capri, Italy

Special Events – National / Local

2004 Ryder Cup Golf Tournanment Detroit 400pp.

1999 U.S. Open / American Corporate Events / South Carolina – 150 Guests

2000 2004 Masters Golf Tournament in
Augusta , Georgia – ACE – 250 p.p.

2003 Philadelphia Eagles Stadium
Football Games Owners Box

D.N.C. Fundraiser at The Dakota
Hillary For Senate – 150 Guests

D.N.C. Fundraiser at The Dakota
Senator Robb of Virginia – 100 Guests

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2002– 2004 US Tennis Open @ Flushing
Meadow Park 25 – 40,000 daily

D.N.C. Fundraiser Luncheon at The Dakota – New York, NY- President Bill Clinton – 100 Guests

2004 Breeders Cup , Dallas Texas
Thoroughbred Racing 2000p.p.


UBS Cup @ Sea Island , Florida
Golf Tournanment 250p.p.


Brunch at Southhampton – Watermill - 150 Guests

Pleasures Of the Palette – Scottsdale Arizona Phoenician Hotel - 1000 Guests

Robert Deniro’s Birthday at estate
Upstate NY – 60 Guests

Sports Cook-fest at Madison Square Garden
800 Guests

Taste of Tribeca Street Fair
(3 consecutive years)
- 600 Guests

American Heart Association Benefit
St. Regis Hotel, NY -
500 Guests

American Institute of Wine and Food (AIWF)-
Big Red event -
500 Guests

Pleasures Of the Palette – Scottsdale Arizona Phoenician Hotel - 1000 Guests

James Beard House Annual Brunch
(3 consecutive years) -
110 Guests

Taste Of The N.F.L. ( 7consecutive years) -
3000 Guests

National Foundation for Advancement
of the Arts
- 120 Guests















S.O.S. Taste of the Nation Dinner,
Tampa, Florida 500 Guests

S.O.S. Taste Of the Nation Dinner
Seattle, Washington - 800 Guests

Tribeca Grill Dinner @ The James Beard
House with Brooklyn Brewery - 100 Guests

NFAA Dinner @ Pikayo
San Juan, Puerto RIco 110 Guests

Perri Peltz Engagement Celebration
South Hampton Estate - 45 Guests

Tribeca Cookbook promotion
American Restaurant, Kansas City 120 Guests

Harvey Kietel's Wedding
De Niro Home in Tribeca - 100 Guests

Movie Premier party for A Bronx Tale
Tribeca Grill -700 Guests

Movie Premier party for Like Water for Chocolate
Tribeca Grill - 700 Guests

GoodFella's Reunion Cast Party in Tribeca
140 Guests



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Epcot International Food and Wine Festival
400 Guests


3rd Annual South Brooklyn Block Party
800 Guests.

N.F.A.A. Dinner at The Abbey – Atlanta - 150 Guests

Taste Of The Nation S.O.S. at Grand Hyatt
(3 consecutive years) - 800 Guests

Feast With Famous Faces – J.P. Morgan Chase
(2 consecutive years
) - 1000 Guests

Jean Louis Palladin Benefit Dinner at Daniel’s
200 Guests

Mango Kings at Turnberry Isle Resort-Miami
650 Guests

International Non-Profit Group for Aids Dinner
150 Guests

C.I.A. Annual Gala Dinner with CIA Alumni Chefs - (2 consecutive years) - 200 guests

The Book and The Cook – Philadelphia, PA
150 Guests




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NYC Culinary Events Consulting Projects

Duvet *Restaurant & Lounge Consulted on kitchen design

“W” Restaurant Brooklyn – Consulting Chef / Opening

Starwood Hotels* - Consulting -

West Bank Café* Consultant / Menu – Recipes

Tavern On Jane* Consultant/ Menu - Recipes

Cooking Classes and Demos

Degustibus at Macy’s Cooking Class at Tribeca Grill
50 students

New School University- Behind the Scenes at
Tribeca Grill -
20 students

Sur La Table – Manhasset Hills - 60 students

The Book & The Cook – Demo Philadelphia
100 people .

Macy’s Cellar - 34 th Street – Demo - 50 people


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T.V., Books and Magazine Articles

The Shared Table Spring 2005

Tribeca Grill Cookbook – Celebrating Ten Years Of Taste

Taste of Tribeca Cookbook

T.B.S. Superstation – Dinner and a Movie

T.V.F.N. Sara Moulten Live – Fathers day Special

T.V.F.N Sara Moulten Live – Tribeca Special

Channel 12 Westchester - Live Cooking Demo

C.B.S. Chef on a Shoe String - Live Show

Curtis Aikens live – Cooking Show - TVFN

CBS This Morning – Cooking Demo

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Research and Development

Citarella* Gourmet Stores NYC

AVA Pork Packing & Distribution Co.

Continental Airlines - Houston, TX - Domestic Menu Presentation

Jimmy and crew preparing meal for 1st Class passengers on Continental flight

Continental Airlines – Sauces & Dressings

5 Brothers / Ragu

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