Humanity’s most important inventions have taken the form of the a circle, from the wheel to the clock to the Wheel of Fortune. Celebrate circles with today’s Groupon to Brick NYC. Choose between the following options:
- For $20, you get a make-your-own pizza session and a three-wine flight for one person (a $40 value).
- For $35, you get a make-your-own pizza session for two and two three-wine flights (an $80 value).
Brick NYC treats eaters to a gourmet-food preparation experience under the auspices of head chef Warren Schierenbeck, who has appeared on Food Network. Individuals or couples take pre-made dough and add sauce and toppings, sprinkling it with mushrooms, adorning it with pepperoni, coating it with a variety of cheeses, or plowing it with a steamroller covered in red sauce. Brick’s resident cooks then bake the pizzas to a tempting golden brown, giving guests plenty of spare minutes and energy for exploring their wine flights. Two-ounce pours of three red or white wines acquaint palates with novel flavors; patrons can email the restaurant to state a wine-color preference and test out a new animated signature. Brick outfits its guests with their complete, six-slice pizza for a delectable endcap.
“My love of cooking started in childhood making raviolis with my mother and grandmother,” Brick NYC's executive chef Warren Schierenbeck told Food Network in his finalist interview for the Chopped competition. The man behind Brick NYC's authentic Italian cuisine, Schierenbeck applies his childhood experiences when preparing large portions of colorful, handcrafted pastas, artisan bread, and cured meats. At wine-tasting and pizza-making events, Schierenbeck's team of convivial foodsmiths shares its culinary know-how, elucidating the olfactory properties of Italian and American varietals and teaching basic math by slicing pizzas into fractions. The restaurant's airy, rustic dining hall sets the stage for both dining and learning, surrounding patrons in brick walls draped with orange curtains.