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The Raging Skillet a brief biography
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interest in NYC's wildest catering company!
The Raging Skillet has been widely known as NYC's best-kept-secret but we've actually been catering non-traditional weddings, international soiree's and Christmas by way of The Philippines holiday bashes for over 26 years!
The Raging Skillet is a recommended caterer
The Picnic House in Prospect Park,
The Foundry in Long Island City,
The Angel Orensanz Foundation,
The National Museum of the American Indian,
The Smack Mellon Gallery,
The Metropolitan Building,
The Bell House in Gowanus,
Landmark on the Park,
The Dumbo Loft,
The W Loft,
The Greenpoint Loft,
The Green Building,
The Astor Center,
the newly spectacular...26 Bridge in DUMBO
We are perhaps...most known as the
anti-caterer; everything is personalized down to the menu and style of service - tired of old fashioned sit-downs?..try family style, table-side French Service or Chef Rossi's personal fave; the floating supper!
food reflects fusions from Korea, Japan, Thailand, Cuba, South Carolina, New Orleans, Morocco, Jamaica, India, Puerto Rico, The South-West, The Middle-East,Vegan, Vegetarian and Chef Rossi's mother's Hungarian Yiddish
The Raging Skillet was the official caterer for
"V'Day"- considered to be the biggest thing in the
women's movement since the burning of the bra- at which female
celebrities from Glenn Close to Susan Sarandon to Whoopie Goldberg
performed for an audience of thousands to end violence against
We have been "The Manhattan User's Guide" pick for Best NYC Caterers, chosen by "New York Magazine" for their
"Hottest Caterers of New York," chosen 17 years running by "New York Wedding" as best wedding caterer, featured on "The Food
Network", and called "eclectic, ethnic and off the wall" by the "Zagat Survey" who gave The Raging Skillet their very highest rating and written up as "The Rebel Anti-Caterer" by "The New York Times.".
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We are proud to announce that The Raging Skillet has been rated by local brides and voted
The Knot Best of Weddings 2015 Pick! Thousands of New York Brides have voted and the tallies are in!
The Raging Skillet has been voted one of New York's Top Five Wedding Caterers by The Knot for 2009 through 2015!
And now, Rossi pens her beloved blog on HuffPost -- check it out HERE
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Raging Skillet, call Chef Rossi at
Molds are a wonderful thing to break.
Rossi- yes she only has one name- has been a writer for many
publications, such as "The Daily News," "Time Out New York," "The New
York Post" and "Mcsweeney's" to name a few. She is widely known as the
writer of the "Eat Me" column for "Bust" magazine since 1998 and hosts
her own hit radio show on WOMR in Cape Cod called "Bite This", now
going into its 8th season.
She has just completed her first edible memoir "The Devil and Mrs.
Rossi -- known professionally as Chef Rossi --
is one of the New York catering world's most vivacious personalities.
She has been whisking up international fusions and mad theme parties
for over 23 years!.
As the catering director, owner and
executive chef of "The Raging Skillet", a cutting-edge catering
company known for breaking any and all rules, she has earned a
reputation as the one to call when it's time to do something
"I like to think of myself as the anti-chef,"
says Rossi, "no pretension, no complicated recipes, just fun, fast
and fabulous food."
Rossi, who credits
America as her home town, grew up in a camper wedged on the top of a
Ford pick-up truck and had visited most of the United States by the time she was 10 years old. Her wacky
sense of humor and international food fusions reflect her Hungarian
Yiddish background and her love of all things loaded with flavor.
"I think I was the only kid in high-school who
had a Yiddish/ Jersey/ Southern accent", says Rossi... "and a
passion for Tandoori Chicken."
The Zagat's Guide has called Rossi "the wildest thing this side of the Mason Dixon Line."
"The New York Times" has called Rossi, "a new breed of rebel
"Go Magazine" has voted Rossi "one of the 100 women we love!"
Writer, radio-personality, chef and caterer this is a woman who loves
to stir it up!
information on The Raging Skillet call Chef Rossi at
Call us at 212-677-2204 or
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Just a few
comments from our clients:
- My guests raved about the
- You were such a joy to
work with, so much fun, so relaxed, so together
...I will never forget
your sensitivity and spirit...
- The food was absolutely
- As usual, you outdid