Cavit Wine from Renowned Austrian-Born Chef Edi Frauneder ‘Wows’ at The Daily Meal’s Last Celebrity Chef Event of 2016 Slideshow

Renowned Austrian-Born Chef Edi Frauneder ‘Wows’ at The Daily Meal’s Last Celebrity Chef Event of 2016 Slideshow

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Cavit Wine

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Cavit Wine

Cavit’s signature pinot grigio and Selected Red Blend

Chef Edi Frauneder

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Chef Edi Frauneder

The Daily Meal was honored to have chef Edi Frauneder in our kitchen.

Colman Andrews and Chef Edi Frauneder

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Colman Andrews and Chef Edi Frauneder

Colman Andrews, editorial director of The Daily Meal (left) with chef Frauneder. 

Colman Andrews and Chef Edi Frauneder Talking Schnitzel

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Colman Andrews and Chef Edi Frauneder Talking Schnitzel

Apparently the sign of a properly cooked wiener schnitzel is if a man can sit on it without getting grease on his trousers. Nobody volunteered to test the theory.

Deviled Egg

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Deviled Egg

One of the most popular appetizers of the evening. Chef Frauneder topped the luscious egg yolk with trout roe and pickled pearl onion. 

Austrian Petit Fours

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Austrian Petit Fours

Finger sandwiches of thinly sliced salmon, crème fraiche, and dill fronds. 

Potato Pancakes

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Potato Pancakes

Another Austrian homage, these potato pancakes were topped with spiced ricotta cheese, and either bacon or trout roe. 

Smoked Duck Breast

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Smoked Duck Breast

Thinly sliced duck breast and cucumber on a sesame cracker. 

Friends of The Daily Meal

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Friends of The Daily Meal

Guests were treated to a culinary demonstration and intimate conversation with chef Frauneder. Pictured left are two of his sous chefs, who were essential in producing a stunning spread of food. 

Questions for the Chef

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Questions for the Chef

Guests listened intently as Frauneder answered questions about his favorite foods (ramen), and his favorite eating destination (you had to be there). 

Cavit’s Lunetta Prosecco

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Cavit’s Lunetta Prosecco

Cavit’s Lunetta Prosecco was the crucial component of chef Frauneder’s signature cocktail. 

Chef Edi Frauneder’s Culinary Empire

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Chef Edi Frauneder’s Culinary Empire

Check out chef Frauneder’s three restaurants Edi & The Wolfe, Schilling, and Freud, and his bar, The Third Man. 

Chef Frauneder’s Demo

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Chef Frauneder’s Demo

The chef demonstrated how to properly fry a piece of wiener schnitzel. 

Wiener Schnitzel With Accompaniments

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Wiener Schnitzel With Accompaniments

Chef Frauneder accessorized his perfectly fried wiener schnitzel with classic Austrian sides such as potato salad, lingonberries, and mustard greens.  

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Renowned Austrian-Born Chef Edi Frauneder ‘Wows’ at The Daily Meal’s Last Celebrity Chef Event of 2016 Slideshow

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