Press Release: Relish Announces New Executive Chef Blake Farrar

Blake Farrar

Blake Farrar

New York City, NY, August 17, 2015– Relish Caterers + Event Planning is pleased to announce the appointment of seasoned culinary innovator Blake Farrar to the position of Executive Chef. Farrar joins Relish with over a decade of experience at some of New York City’s finest restaurants and hotels.

Farrar began his career working under Chef Jeremy Marshall at Aqua Grill and later at the River Café in Brooklyn. Blake went on to become the Sous Chef at South Gate at the Essex House. Under legendary Chef Kerry Heffernan, he began working with local ingredients while honing his kitchen management skills. In 2010 Blake joined the team of Jean-Georges Vongerichten at The Mark Restaurant. During his time at The Mark, Blake traveled extensively with Jean-Georges catering large scale special events around the world. In 2013 Ferrar was appointed Chef de Cuisine of The Inn at Pound Ridge by Jean-Georges. The New York Times awarded the Inn its highest rating of “Excellent” under Farrar’s management.

“Culinary innovation has been the cornerstone of Relish since its inception 14 years ago. As we continue to grow and expand into new markets, we’re confident Blake’s exceptional culinary and management skills combined with his passion and diverse experience will propel Relish forward to meet our growth goals and continued success,’’ said Claudine Revere, Relish Founder.

“Relish presents a unique opportunity for me to grow in a new direction. I look forward to contributing my years of experience at the forefront of the culinary world using modern and classical cooking techniques to further enhance Relish’s mission; to provide globally influenced, seasonal food that is innovative, clean, beautiful and delicious,” said Blake Farrar.

About Relish Caterers + Event Planning: Relish is a full service catering and event planning company in New York City that takes a fine-dining approach to catering. Relish offers comprehensive catering, café, and event management services to a diverse group of clients. Relish works closely with clients and venue partners to design and produce “one of a kind” events in the New York City and Tri-State area.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Claudine Revere at Relish Caterers + Event Planning or email at


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