De Gustibus Continues Its Cooking School Legacy With New, Innovative Programming


The legendary cooking school, De Gustibus is adding new programming to the line-up.

This clearly isn’t De Gustibus Cooking School’s first rodeo when it comes to producing quality cooking classes and culinary content.

The cooking school, located in Macy’s Herald Square in New York City, opened its doors 36 years ago and has hosted over 1,300 of the world’s greatest chefs, sommeliers, cookbook authors, and culinary experts throughout its tenure.

The school was founded by Arlene Sailhac in 1980, but has since been taken over by Salvatore Rizzo, owner and director. “I work hard and enjoy every second to continue its rich culinary tradition by inviting the greatest in the industry to demonstrate and serve unique menus that get everyone excited about cooking at home,” Rizzo told The Daily Meal. “Over nearly three decades, we have hosted the likes of Daniel Boulud,Anthony Bourdain, Mario Batali, Lidia Bastianich,Bobby Flay, and Rachael Ray,” said Rizzo who’s been at the helm since 2008. Read more