Meet Chef Ivy Stark – the mastermind behind all the delicious Dos Caminos dishes. Now, you can bring the bold flavors of Dos Caminos into your home with “Dos Caminos Mexican Street Food”. Chef Ivy’s new cookbook is packed with 120 recipes, delightful anecdotes, and profiles of real Mexican cooks. And while her well-known guacamole and margaritas are front and center, she makes it easy even for beginners to enjoy all types of traditional foods such as: plantain croquettes, chilies stuffed with spicy ground turkey, Baja-style fish tacos, cornmeal biscuits with cheddar and chipotle, roasted chicken flautas, tamarind braised short ribs, black bean cakes with spicy butternut squash, rose petal ice cream, and Mexican milk fudge. After extensive travel and training throughout Mexico, Chef Ivy brought was determined to bring home the native foods that had enchanted her. From stylish couples enjoying beef tacos at a café to day laborers standing at a counter over a paper plate topped with carnitas, everyone loves the delicious, accessible cuisine of Mexican street food. Versatile and simple, these dishes can be enjoyed as a quick nibble or as part of an elegant meal. More…
Meet Ivy, Get A Book, and More:
- “Dos Caminos Mexican Street Food” will be available for purchase in all Dos Caminos locations and online Amazon.
- Sign up now for the Dos Caminos “Day of the Dead” cooking class on Saturday, October 29th led by Chef Ivy – you’ll also get a signed copy of the book!
- Check in at Dos Caminos on Foursquare in October and be entered to win a signed copy of the book!
- Come on down to powerHouse Arena in DUMBO on October 24th from 7-9pm for a book signing, Q&A and delicious tastes of some of Chef Ivy’s favorites recipes from the book.
More About Chef Ivy:
Ivy Stark is the corporate executive chef of Dos Caminos overseeing all culinary operations for its seven locations in New York City, Las Vegas, Atlantic City and Fort Lauderdale. She pairs years of extensive restaurant experience with unique hands-on learning in Mexico to offer Dos Caminos guests a fresh and contemporary take on authentic Mexican cuisine. A graduate of Peter Kump’s (now the Institute for Culinary Education), she has worked in many highly-acclaimed restaurants including Sign of the Dove, Border Grill, Cena, Ciudad, Match Uptown, Zocalo, Brasserie 8 ½, Rosa Mexicano, and Amalia. Known as a trusted authority on Mexican cuisine, Stark is ranked among New York’s top chefs and has been consistently featured in broadcast and print media throughout her career.