Houston-based Trentino Gelato is launching a new "Chef Series" of their signature icy dessert featuring Austin chefs. Eater Austin talked to a few of the selected chefs back in October, but now the official flavors are here and nearly available for purchase. Per a press release, owner and "Gelato Maestro" Marcelo Kreindel is "partnering with eight of Austin?s best and brightest culinary talents." Per a press release:
The local Austin talent and their divine flavors include the following: Chef Shawn Cirkiel (Parkside, Backspace, and Olive & June) presenting “Coconut Basil Sorbet”; Chef Ned Elliott (Foreign & Domestic) presenting “Pumpkin Pie”; Chef Jack Gilmore (Jack Allen’s Kitchen) presenting “Jack’s Blonde Pie”; Chef James Holmes (Olivia and Lucy’s Fried Chicken) presenting “Cream Fresh Honey Candied Jalapeño”; Mixologist Bill Norris (The Alamo Drafthouse, Highball, and 400 Rabbits) presenting “Honey Mezcal”; Pastry Chef Laura Sawicki (La Condesa) presenting “Malted Dulce de Leche”; Pastry Chef Plinio Sandalio (The Carillon) presenting “Apple Blue Cheese”; and Chef Iliana de la Vega (El Naranjo) presenting “Chocolate a la Oaxaqueña.”The desserts will premiere at Central Market next week before expanding to Whole Foods thereafter.
· Austin Chefs Bring Inspired Gelato Flavors To Town [-EATX-]
· Trentino Gelato [Official]
[Photo: Courtesy Trentino Gelato]