Roosevelt Island's Riverwalk Bar & Grill Chef Ally Gangeri Profiled - Get Up To Half Off Coupon For Her Restaurant Too
A “Sweet Genius” on Roosevelt IslandAccording to Fameology:
Chef Alyssa Gangeri is used to offbeat requests from customers through her specialty business, “Ally Cakes.” She has made custom confections in the shapes of guitars, basketballs, and even boxing gloves. While there’s an occasional special request for a unique filling or icing, most are the usual chocolate and vanilla. But when one “customer” requested duck fat as a mandatory ingredient, Gangeri was thrown off.and:
Duck fat was one of the required ingredients during Gangeri’s stint as a contestant on the first season of the Food Network reality show “Sweet Genius.”...
... Gangeri, 28, is the type of woman who reaches to shake your hand while she’s still ten feet away. She is the Executive Chef at the River Walk Bar and Grill on Roosevelt Island. She opened the casual restaurant with her boyfriend in 2009. She also continues to runs her own custom cake business, Ally Cakes, and consults for a hotel in Florida....Click here for the entire Fameology article and Ms. Gangeri introduces herself here on Sweet Genius.
Find out how she did on the show. The full Sweet Genius episode is here.
Riverwalk Bar & Grill is currently running a Groupon half price deal:
Riverwalk Bar & Grill – Roosevelt IslandMore information available here.
American Meal for Two or Four (Up to 58% Off)
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$24 for an American meal for two (up to a $56.85 total value)
One appetizer (up to a $10.95 value)
Two entrees (up to a $16.95 value each)
Two drinks (up to a $6 value each)
$48 for an American meal for four (up to a $113.70 total value)
Two appetizers (up to a $10.95 value each)
Four entrees (up to an $16.95 value each)
Four drinks (up to a $6 value each)...
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