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Fork Hosts Del Posto Chef Mark Ladner for Gluten-Free 5-course Dinner!


Welcome Del Posto Chef Mark Ladner when he joins Chef Eli Kulp Thursday, October 2 for a collaborative dinner to celebrate the kick off of his new gluten-free concept, Pasta Flyer. For $150 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, guests will enjoy five courses of gluten-free fare, including pastas, with seasonally inspired, locally sourced ingredients and wine pairings with each course.  “Mark and Del Posto had a huge impact on my career; I joined his team shortly after graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, and working with him cemented my love for Italian-inspired cuisine, so I’m very excited to work with him after so many years on this amazing dinner” …Chef Eli Kulp  

Fork Wins Philly Mag 2014 Best of Philly Restaurant

The Old City fine-dining fixture has one of America’s most compellingly creative chefs in Eli Kulp.  From his alt-Peking duck dinners to the painstakingly crafted breadcrumbs in his handmade pastas, sophistication doesn’t get more soulful than this.

Eli Kulp Just Named one of Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs!

Congratulations to our own Chef Eli Kulp for being named one of Food & Wine‘s Best New Chefs!  Food & Wine has given this award to new chefs for over 25 years.  For many, the award has launched their culinary career.  At Fork, we are so proud to have such a great young talent.  It has taken many years and sacrifice, so Chef, enjoy!  We look forward to many more meals with you!


Chef Eli Kulp Named “Chef of the Year” by Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia Inquirer food critic, Craig LaBan, names Eli his 2013 Chef of the Year in his year-end wrap up on December 29th. “Eli Kulp, formerly of Torrisi Italian Specialties, … took an already great restaurant in Fork and, with owner Ellen Yin, helped bring it to an even more relevant level. His knack for unexpected combos and rustic techniques (offbeat pastas, fermenting, charcuterie) produced grand presentations like his whole-duck feast – a multi-part poultry masterpiece that was among the best birds (and meatballs) I’ve ever eaten.  Read the round up here.