Macy’s Culinary Council Food Truck Stops in Houston in Honor of American Icons Campaign
WHAT: Join us as the Macy’s Culinary Council Food Truck takes to the highways and back roads of America on a national food truck tour. The Food Truck will stop in Houston at Macy’s Memorial City with Macy’s Culinary Council Chef Johnny Iuzzini. Chef Iuzzini will be serving up complimentary bites while celebrating the deliciousness of Americana!

Plus, with your qualifying purchase of $35 or more in Home on the day of the event, receive a $10 Macy’s gift card, a Macy’s ice cream scoop and meet Chef Iuzzini to receive a signed copy of his cookbook.*
*One per customer, while supplies last.

The event is free and open to the public.

This event is part of Macy’s American Icons campaign - a cross-country tribute to the beloved traditions, people and landscapes of America. From baseball and drive-in movies to legendary designers and cooking demonstrations, America’s Department Store is honoring the popular brands, all-star events, cherished pastimes and meaningful causes that have contributed to our culture. An early summer celebration of the people, places and things that inspire our dreams, fuel our passions and make us proud to live in the land of the free, Macy’s American Icons will officially kick-off in mid-May and extend through July.


WHO:A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America with over twenty years of kitchen experience, Chef Iuzzini honed his craft at highly lauded New York City dining locations such as The River Café, Daniel, Payard, Café Boulud and Jean Georges. In 1998 he traveled around the world and studied pastry at some of the finest patisseries in France including LaDuree under Pierre Hermès.

In 2006, the James Beard Foundation awarded Chef Iuzzini "Pastry Chef of the Year." He has also been recognized as one of the "10 Most Influential Pastry Chefs in America" byForbes, and as one of the “Top Ten Pastry Chefs in America” byPastry Arts and Design. He has appeared on national television shows including the Today Show, Good Morning America, Martha Stewart, and Live with Regis and Kelly. While he was the Executive Pastry Chef at Restaurant Jean Georges, the restaurant received four stars from the New York Times, three Michelin stars, and was considered one of the world’s fifty greatest restaurants. Chef Iuzzini was the head judge of Bravo’s Top Chef Just Desserts for two seasons and the author of DESSERT FOURPLAY: Sweet Quartets From A Four-Star Pastry Chef(Clarkson Potter).

WHEN: Saturday, June 1, 2013
1:00 pm

WHERE: Macy’s Memorial City
303 Memorial City,
Houston, TX, 77024
About Macy’s
Macy's, the largest retail brand of Macy's, Inc., delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at approximately 800 locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam, as well as to customers in the U.S. and more than 100 international destinations through its leading online store at Via its stores, e-commerce site, mobile and social platforms, Macy's offers distinctive assortments including the most desired family of exclusive and fashion brands for him, her and home. Macy's is known for such epic events as Macy's 4th of JulyFireworks® and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®,as well as spectacular fashion shows, culinary events, flower shows and celebrity appearances. Macy's flagship stores -- including Herald Square in New York City, Union Square in San Francisco, State Street in Chicago, Dadeland in Miami and South Coast Plaza in southern California -- are known internationally and leading destinations for visitors. Building on a more than 150-year tradition, and with the collective support of customers, employees and Macy's Foundation, Macy's helps strengthen communities by supporting local and national charities giving more than $70 million each year to help make a difference in the lives of our customers.

About Macy’s Culinary Council
Macy’s Culinary Council is a national culinary authority comprising some of the nation’s leading culinary masters, including Rick Bayless, Michelle Bernstein, Cat Cora, Tom Douglas, Todd English, Marc Forgione, Emeril Lagasse, Marcus Samuelsson, Tim Scott, Nancy Silverton, Ming Tsai, Wolfgang Puck and Takashi Yagihashi. Launched in 2003, MCC’s team of distinguished chefs serves to inspire the way Macy's customers shop, cook and eat at home. The chefs are both ambassadors and instructors, providing expert culinary advice and leading cooking demonstrations at Macy’s stores, with the aim of teaching customers how to cook and shop like a master chef. Visit to learn more.


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