Miguel de Leon of Pinch Chinese

Meet the Culinary Entrepreneurs: Miguel de Leon

Partner, Pinch Chinese

Meet the Culinary Entrepreneurs (MTCE) is an exclusive lecture series featuring food and hospitality industry leaders. Join us for our upcoming lecture by Miguel de Leon of Pinch Chinese on Jan. 27.

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These lectures are free for current ICE career students, $15 for alumni and $40 for general public. 

Institute of Culinary Education

225 Liberty Street
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10281

Miguel gained his restaurant experience at the likes of Chez Panisse, Momofuku and Casa Mono before becoming the operating partner and wine director of Pinch Chinese in Soho. Known for soup dumplings and natural wine, the restaurant earned a Bib Gourmand designation in the 2020 Michelin Guide and is opening a second location this year. Miguel has an advanced certification with merit from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) and is certified with the Sake Education Council.