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Hudson Valley Foie Gras

Operations Manager Contact: Marcus Henley
Work 80 Brooks Road Ferndale NY 12734 Work Phone: (845) 292-2500 Home Phone: (845) 292-3009 Website:
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Biographical Info

Foie gras (pronounced fwah grah) is the fattened liver of a waterfowl (either duck or goose, but in our case, only duck) produced by a special feeding process. It results in a luxurious product that is at once velvety and meaty. Historically, foie gras has been cooked in a paté or terrine and served cold. The last decade has seen the gain in US popularity of serving foie gras seared hot with a sweet and tangy fruit garnish.

Hudson Valley Foie Gras is a grower of the Moulard Duck from which Foie Gras is produced. HVFG is situated on 200 acres in Ferndale, New York, a two hour drive from Manhattan. HVFG is headed by two individuals, Izzy Yanay, a Masters in Philosophy from the Weitzman Institute in Israel, and Michael Ginor, a B.A. from Brandeis University and an M.B.A. from New York University.

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