Summary and Main Features
Michael Turback was trained as a restaurateur at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration.
He opened his first restaurant, Turback’s of Ithaca, at age 22. Michael successfully pioneered the use of fresh, local grown food and wine. That sparked trends now seen throughout the restaurant industry. Loyalty to small local farmers, and wine tasting events with only local wines, helped to popularize American regional dining. Michael’s achievements were recognized by most major national daily newspapers, the Food Channel, and major food magazines.
Bon Appetit Magazine hailed Turback’s as ”the best restaurant in New York State,” and the ”Restaurant Business Magazine” awarded Turback’s with ”Best American Wine List”.
Michael has written 7 great food/cook books among them the ITHACA FARMERS MARKET COOK BOOK, GREETINGS FROM THE FINGER LAKES, ALL THE GIN JOINTS and HOT CHOCOLATE.
He also runs a very successful online store with his brother under the name NEW YORK FIRST, selling New York specialties all over the world.
Culinartmedia’s new travel app of the beautiful Finger Lakes area in New York State, emphasizes great content written by one of the local experts on the food and wine of the region, with the latest mobile technology, to create a tour unique tour guide allowing the user to build his preferred tour by choosing 3 simple criteria.
The tours, while purposely avoiding to be all inclusive, are designed to give the user the best possible travel experience of this wonderful area. The visitor does not need to wade through multiple, all-inclusive tour guides in order to come up with his own plans for a trip to the area. All the user needs to do is open the app on his iPhone or iPad once he arrives in the Finger Lakes area, click three buttons and his personalized tour emerges like magic, with photographs and descriptions of each site and maps to get there.
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