Carmen Quagliata

New York City

Italian


Specialities

Italian, American, Seasonal

About Carmen Quagliata

Carmen Quagliata specializes in farm-fresh ingredients with big Italian flavors. Since 2007, he has served as Executive Chef of New York's Union Square Cafe, which has received the title of Zagat Guide's Most Popular Restaurant in NYC an unprecedented nine times. Quagliata continues to rely on the nearby Union Square Market and his deep Italian roots as his inspirations. In fact, he still finds time to grow the beans brought to America by his grandmother from Italy. 

Quagliata had previously worked under renowned chefs Michael Chiarello and Lidia Bastianich and at the Greenbrier Hotel in West Virginia. Before that, he attended the Culinary Institute of America.


Interview with Chef Carmen Quagliata



Carmen Quagliata's Video Tutorials

How to Make Ravioli

Carmen Quagliata
Intermediate

"This technique can be used for whatever your favorite filling might be."

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"Leftovers Pasta" with Meat and Potatoes

Carmen Quagliata
Easy

"One of my favorite pasta dishes...pan-roasted pasta leftovers."

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How to Make Pasta From Scratch

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Intermediate

"Most people are intimidated about making fresh pasta, but it's actually really easy."

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How to Make Malfatti Pomodoro from Ravioli Scraps

Carmen Quagliata
Easy

"A pasta technique that's not really a technique. It's just leftovers, or 'malfatti.'"

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