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Chef and Cookbook Author Rick Martinez to Host Several NYC Pride Month Events
June 17, 2024, 6:35.13 pm ET


Photo: Rick Martinez

Chef Rick Martinez, the celebrated cookbook author, New York Times best-seller, and food personality, will be in NYC during the week of June 24th popping up with exciting collaboration events tied to Pride Month.

Backyard Pizza Party w/ Best Pizza [Tuesday, June 25th from 5:30-8PM] - Best Pizza will host Rick Martinez at their Grand Street location in Williamsburg [800 Grand St, Brooklyn] for a backyard pizza party with Mexican inspired pizzas created by Chef Rick Martinez, including Pollo Tinga Pizza with spicy tomato sauce.

Ice Cream Collab w/ Caffè Panna [Wednesday, June 26th from 1:30PM until supplies last] - Caffè Panna is offering specialty Spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate sundae, inspired by popular beverages from Mexico. Rick will be onsite at Caffè Panna handing out sundaes starting at 1:30PM. Guests are encouraged to bring copies of Mi Cocina for Rick to sign!

Menu Collab w/ Hellbender Nighttime Cafe [Wednesday, June 26th from 6-10PM] - Join Rick at the popular Hellbender Nighttime Cafe from the Rolo’s team, where Rick and the team will collaborate on a limited-time only menu. The collaboration event will include fun recipes from Rick such as Tostilocos, a popular Mexican bar snack with tortillas chips, topped with chicharrones, cucumber, jícama, hot sauce, chamoy, chili powder, lime and Japanese peanuts and Savory Churros with salsa tatemada with a queso swirl. Rick will also create his own “Jello of the Day” which will be a Horchata Strawberry Gelatina.

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