Natural Gourmet Institute’s 4800 square foot space occupies the entire 2nd floor and most of the 3rd floor at 48 West 21st Street in Manhattan.
Our facilities include two teaching kitchens, one professional kitchen and two lecture rooms. All of our kitchens are outfitted with the highest grade restaurant quality equipment , including Vulcan heavy-duty restaurant ranges, Vulcan convection ovens and Traulsen and Continental reach-in refrigerators. We also have 2 large walk-in refrigerators on premises.
NGI’s brand new 3rd floor space consists of a lecture room, new Career Services office and a 648 square foot teaching kitchen equipped with 4 Vulcan heavy duty restaurant ranges, 2 Vulcan convection ovens and a granite-topped center island holding 8 Garland burners. Track lights and Halophan pendants provide bright, non-glare illumination.
Our teaching kitchens boast high tech video systems which include Panasonic plasma monitors, closed circuit TV and cameras capable of focusing on the cooking action and providing students with a direct view from anywhere in the room. In addition, we have recently installed a state-of-the-art sound system including Sennheiser wireless microphones, Crown amplifiers and Electro voice monitor speakers. All of our kitchens are equipped with Kitchen-Aid mixers, Cuisinart food processors and All-Clad Master Chef cookware.