Join celebrity chefs Cisse and Bongo in an exclusive powerhouse chef collaboration (intimate dinner for 20) at Ponty Bistro Harlem, featuring a specially crafted 5-course fine dining menu and wine pairing representing the best of Afro-fusion cuisine. MENU COMING SOON
Even our chefs agree, cooking is more fun when you're in the kitchen with friends.
RSVP by September 24 at you will be eligible to win 4 tickets to our Mega Food Festival on Sunday October 8th - Your festival ticket enters you into sweepstakes to WIN an all expenses paid luxury stay and safari trip TO MOLE NATIONAL PARK, GHANA
Dinner attendee will also be entered to win "Born to Cook: A Passion for Flavor" cookbook by Chef Bongo.
Tickets go on sale on September 25
About Chef Cisse
Chef Cisse is the Head Chef and Owner of Ponty Bistro Harlem. He moved to the United States in 1995 from Dakar, Senegal, quickly entering the restaurant business. Since then, he has worked for internationally renowned chefs at some of New York’s most high profile restaurants, serving an array of international cuisines.
Chef Cisse served as sous chef under Jean-Georges Vongerichten and in 2009, was a finalist on the Food Network’s Chopped. Ponty Bistro, named after a popular street in Senegal, serves unique African and French cuisine with Mediterranean influences.
About Chef Bongo
Chef Victor Bongo is a talented African-Canadian chef who first gained his reputation by challenging culinary traditions and incorporating ethnic flavours into his dishes. He launched his culinary career in Vancouver kitchens, at the likes of Marriott Pinnacle Hotel, the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, Bacchus Restaurant in the Wedgewood Hotel and aboard Holland America Cruise Lines.
Chef Bongo’s adventurous menu landed him “Chef of the Year” recognition in the Yukon Territories four years in a row (2008-2011) as well as a 2008 Gold Medal from the CCFC. In 2010, he was nominated to the “Top Ten Best Chefs” by the Canadian Chefs’ Congress. His first book, The Excellence of Chef Victor Bongo, was published in 2009 and he is a member of the Canadian Culinary Federation and the World Association of Chefs’ Societies.
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