NEW YORK – Trump International Hotel & Tower New York today announced a master class with one of the world’s most famous chefs, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, whose culinary vision and execution have defined both professional standards for the industry and the way in which Americans eat.Designed for a minimum of two persons and a maximum of four, the Jean Georges Culinary Master Course includes a private, two-hour cooking demonstration by Vongerichten in the kitchen of his namesake restaurant. Guests may choose to learn the magic behind the cuisine of his New York establishments Jean Georges (French), JoJo ( Mediterranean ), Vong (Japanese), Spice Market (Asian) or Perry Street (New American).“Our hotel guests have been head-over-heels with Jean Georges – the restaurant and the man – since we opened a decade ago,” explained Suzie Mills, the hotel’s general manager. “We have created this experience in response to the consistent requests for a more intimate experience with Chef Vongerichten, and are very proud to offer this rare opportunity to our guests.”The experience also includes accommodations in an Executive Park View Suite (Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights; maximum two persons per suite), breakfast for two daily at Nougatine, and a three-course dinner for two at Jean Georges with a bottle of Champagne. Further, guests will receive a signed copy of Vongerichten’s new book, Asian Flavors of Jean-Georges, featuring beloved recipes from Spice Market, Vong and 66. The Jean Georges Master Culinary Course is priced at $8,999.The Jean Georges Culinary Master Course is based on a minimum three-night consecutive stay with arrival on Thursday. A minimum of 30 days’ notice is required to book. Reservations are based on availability. Call (212) 299-1000 or visit www.trumpintl.com for reservations.Located at One Central Park West, Jean Georges opened in 1997 in the Trump International Hotel & Tower New York. Under the direction of Vongerichten, it is been designated Five Stars by Mobile Travel Guide, Five Diamonds by AAA, and Three Stars by Michelin Guide. Additionally, it has earned two four-star ratings from The New York TimesAbout Trump International Hotel & Tower New York The majestic Trump International Hotel & Tower is a New York City icon delivering the highest level of service, style and exclusivity. Soaring above Columbus Circle , the 52-story structure has 167 luxurious guest rooms and suites, complete with European-style kitchens, marble bathrooms, and spectacular views of Central Park, the Time-Warner Center and the Manhattan skyline. The comprehensive assistance of Trump Attaché is on hand 24/7 to serve guests’ needs before, during and after their stay – from satisfying pre-arrival grocery and floral requests, to arranging for laundry and dry cleaning, personal shopping services, or preparation of personalized business cards and stationery. Other amenities include a 6,000-square-foot spa and fitness center, in-room dining by Jean Georges, in-room computers, and much more. A member of Leading Hotels of the World, it was showcased in the 2007 Travel + Leisure “T+L 500” list and has been a perennial Condé Nast Traveler “Gold List” winner since 2005.About Trump Hotel Collection Launched in October 2007, Trump Hotel Collection is the next generation of luxury hospitality – one that is raising the bar on the top-tier travel experience with a level of customized service unrivaled on the market today. Within its prestigious portfolio are the highly acclaimed Trump International Hotel & Tower New York, and the newly opened Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago and Trump International Hotel & Tower Las Vegas. Additional hotel projects are under development around the globe, including: Trump International Hotel & Tower Ft. Lauderdale, Trump SoHo Hotel Condominium New York and Trump International Hotel & Tower Waikiki in 2009; Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto, Trump Ocean Club International Hotel & Tower Panama, Trump Ocean Resort Baja, Trump International Hotel & Tower Palm Jumeirah, Trump Scotland and Trump International Hotel & Tower New Orleans in 2010; and Trump at Cap Cana in 2011. Trump Hotel Collection, a division of The Trump Organization, is headquartered at Trump Tower, 725 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022.