Benno and the Ballerina

Lincoln Ristorante is a showcase. The jewelbox wedge that seems to cut through the Lincoln Center plaza like a angular submarine surfacing is one the finest works designed by renowned architects Diller, Scofidio & Renfro. The cuisine created is by Jonathan Benno — the former Chef de Cuisine at Per Se — who treats his locally-sourced ingredients like works of art unto themselves. And what a perfect place to do so — at one of the great centers for art in the world, Lincoln Center. Turns out the artists on stage have far more in common with the artists in the kitchen than you might think. New York City Ballet’s Principal Dancer Maria Kowoski sat down to talk dance, food and art with Chef Benno.

Lincoln Ristorante: Terrina Di Fegato Grasso

Lincoln Ristorante is a showcase. The jewelbox wedge that seems to cut through the Lincoln Center plaza like a angular submarine surfacing is one the finest works designed by renowned architects Diller, Scofidio & Renfro. The cuisine created is by Jonathan Benno — the former Chef de Cuisine at Per Se — who treats his locally-sourced ingredients like works of art unto themselves. Check out his recipe for Terrina Di Fegato Grasso — you may not want to try this one at home unless you’re a really ambitious chef! This is one a series of videos that helped launch Lincoln’s food, drink and style to the world.

Lincoln Ristorante: A Look Inside

Lincoln Ristorante is a showcase. The jewelbox wedge that seems to cut through the Lincoln Center plaza like a angular submarine surfacing is one the finest works designed by renowned architects Diller, Scofidio & Renfro. The cuisine created is by Jonathan Benno — the former Chef de Cuisine at Per Se — who treats his locally-sourced ingredients like works of art unto themselves. The reviews since it opened in 2010 have focused on the team’s exquisite delivery on the promise of Italian food treated with the kind of respect reserved for the cuisine of their French neighbors. This is one a series of videos that helped launch Lincoln’s food, drink and style to the world.

Lincoln Ristorante: Agnolotti Di Polenta

Lincoln Ristorante is a showcase. The jewelbox wedge that seems to cut through the Lincoln Center plaza like a angular submarine surfacing is one the finest works designed by renowned architects Diller, Scofidio & Renfro. The cuisine created is by Jonathan Benno — the former Chef de Cuisine at Per Se — who treats his locally-sourced ingredients like works of art unto themselves. Check out his recipe for Agnolotti Di Polenta — just the lamb alone is gorgeous! This is one a series of videos that helped launch Lincoln’s food, drink and style to the world.

Aloft Harlem Hotel Opening

When Starwood’s Aloft Hotel brand decided to open a New York outpost they made history, choosing to put it in the heart of Harlem. That was historic enough but Aloft asked us to create a memorable video press kit that the travel media would remember. So we created a series of videos with a fun TV sitcom vibe and then places them on a flash drive in the shape of an electronic Aloft room key.

SPE Explained

When the team behind Michelin-starred Rouge Tomate in New York City and Brussels started thinking about how to spread the word about their new certification system, SPE (sanitas per escam — look it up), they knew video could tell their story better than any other media. SPE has a certification program that combines nutrition, healthy food, and great taste to give customers healthier and more sustainable options without giving up on amazing taste and presentation. And since SPE serves diners, restaurants and chefs, and large institutions like universities and cruise lines, we made a series of videos that helped SPE reach each constituency with a relevant and targeted message. This video gives a broad overview of SPE and what it offers.

SPE: How to Get Certified

When the team behind Michelin-starred Rouge Tomate in New York City and Brussels started thinking about how to spread the word about their new certification system, SPE (sanitas per escam — look it up), they knew video could tell their story better than any other media. SPE has a certification program that combines nutrition, healthy food, and great taste to give customers healthier and more sustainable options without giving up on amazing taste and presentation. And since SPE serves diners, restaurants and chefs, and large institutions like universities and cruise lines, we made a series of videos that helped SPE reach each constituency with a relevant and targeted message. This video talks to food service provider about what SPE can do for them.

SPE: Join the Movement

When the team behind Michelin-starred Rouge Tomate in New York City and Brussels started thinking about how to spread the word about their new certification system, SPE (sanitas per escam — look it up), they knew video could tell their story better than any other media. SPE has a certification program that combines nutrition, healthy food, and great taste to give customers healthier and more sustainable options without giving up on amazing taste and presentation. And since SPE serves diners, restaurants and chefs, and large institutions like universities and cruise lines, we made a series of videos that helped SPE reach each constituency with a relevant and targeted message. This video talks to diners about how they can get SPE where they eat.

Celebrity Cruises and SPE Partner for Healthy Dining at Sea

When Celebrity Cruises wanted to showcase their commitment to more than just all-you-can-eat restaurants at sea, they sat down to chat with SPE Certified — brainchild of the team behind Michelin-starred Rouge Tomate in New York City. SPE has a certification program that combines nutrition, healthy food, and great taste — meaning restaurants or companies like Celebrity can up their game with customers who are looking for healthier and more sustainable options without giving up on amazing taste and presentation. This is the behind-the-scenes story of how SPE and the Celebrity culinary team figured out how to create a menu at sea that is blowing everyone away.

Inside the Marist Poll

The Marist Institute for Public Opinion is Marist College’s world-famous public polling arm. World-famous? Absolutely after only the Marist Poll working with NBC News got every state they polled correct on Election Night 2012. But MIPO wanted to show people it’s much more than just a place where political polls are done. They decided video would be the best way to tell the Marist Poll’s incredible history and show what it does today.