Top chefs review America’s toughest food critics

Top chefs review America’s toughest food critics
Critics launch and crush chefs’ careers and, to some degree at least, make and break restaurants. Most chefs spend years honing their craft in other peoples’ kitchens before opening their own places; restaurateurs typically toiled for others, then …
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Vana Kitchen Charm Necklace, Funny Greeting Card, Gift for Chefs and Bakers
Light and fluffy marshmallow frosting. Delicious to eat and easy to make! Recipe includes nutritional information. From http://BakingMischief.com Light and fluffy marshmallow frosting. Delicious to eat and easy to make! Recipe includes nutritional …
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Drop-In Chefs Help Seniors Stay In Their Own Homes
It’s one of the reasons that people move into assisted living facilities. But a company called Chefs for Seniors has an alternative: They send professional cooks into seniors’ homes. In a couple of hours they can whip up meals for the week. For more than a …
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Seattle’s Next Hot Chefs 2017

Seattle’s Next Hot Chefs 2017
It’s quiet when Chris Hoey arrives for work. Maybe his boss is playing music, but otherwise there’s little to distract him—he doesn’t even get reliable cell service inside the Capitol Hill restaurant’s kitchen. Mornings start the same way: making …
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Chefs & Dive Bars: Brent Young on Pittsburgh’s Gooski’s
There may be no more perfect relationship than that of chefs and dive bars. For Brent Young, founder of Brooklyn shop The Meat Hook and culinary partner at Whitfield at the Ace Hotel Pittsburgh, the dive bar romance began in his twenties at Gooski …
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Acclaimed One Off Chefs Bringing California Cuisine to River North
Out with Tavernita, in with Pacific Standard Time. Ashok Selvam One Off Hospitality’s Terry Alexander collects coasters and that hobby—plus a trip to California—helped give Publican chef Cosmo Goss and Nico Osteria chef Erling Wu-Bower the new name …
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Some big-name SC chefs, all military veterans, will cook a meal for a cause

cusineSome big-name SC chefs, all military veterans, will cook a meal for a cause
Brandon Velie is the chef and owner of Juniper restaurant in Ridge Spring. He is also a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, having served four years as a cook after entering the military at age 18. Velie will partner with other military veteran chefs some with …
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Nonprofit that helps aspiring chefs fund school partners with Norfolk restaurant for event
At a fundraiser called Elementum, Norfolk restaurant Toast will showcase fine arts and fine cuisine. Via the Crop Foundation, the event will benefit the peers of the people who created the menu for it: high school students. “Half of them can cook better …
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Flour + Water, Hawker Fare Chefs Popping Up at Stones Throw and More A.M Intel
Chef Carlos Altamirano (Parada) is bringing two new Peruvian eateries to the East Bay, the first of which is the fast-casual Paradita, coming to the Emeryville Public Market. Expect organic salads, grilled anticuchos (meat skewers), traditional Peruvian …
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Latest Celebrity Chefs News

11695008_10155908385095595_8865429426816875994_nAre You a Talented Chef? Represent Japan and Join This Global Chef Competition!
Some of the popular cooking schools in Japan are Le Cordon Bleu Tokyo, a school that trains it’s chefs in classic and traditional French cuisine, and Hattori Nutrition College, a school very famous for its participation in Iron …
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Letter From the Editor: No Celebrity Chefs, Please
Before turning back east, I stopped off in Seattle for 25 years during a period when the Emerald City seemed closer to Tokyo than New York. I remember learning from two Asahi Shimbun newspaper reporters of a TV show sweeping up in Japan called Iron Chef …
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Celebrity Chef Tour returns to Savannah Food and Wine Festival with major celebrities, local talent
One of the highlights of the Savannah Food and Wine Festival is the James Beard Foundation Celebrity Chef Tour dinner. The event features James Beard award-winning and nominated chefs creating culinary delights paired with world class wines. The event also …
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4 Pittsburgh chefs named semifinalists for 2017 James Beard Awards

4 Pittsburgh chefs named semifinalists for 2017 James Beard Awards
Pittsburgh continues to shine in the national culinary spotlight with today’s big announcement of the semifinalists for the 2017 James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards. I’m on cloud nine right now, says first-time nominee Casey Renee from …
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Two Local Chefs Named James Beard Award Seminfinalists
Included on this year’s list of James Beard Award Semifinalists are Joe Kindred, chef/owner of Kindred Restaurant, and Paul Verica, chef/owner of Heritage Food + Drink. Both chefs earned recognition in the Best Chef: Southeast category. Kindred was a semi …
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Atlanta restaurants, chefs among James Beard Award 2017 semifinalists
The James Beard Award Foundation has announced its list of semifinalists for 2017, and metro Atlanta restaurants and chefs fared well. Many standbys made the list, along with several first-timers. The finalists will be announced live March 15 in Los …
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Local chefs incorporate foraged foods into restaurant menus

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This story appears in Birmingham magazine’s October 2016 issue. Subscribe today! Most people miss what Tim Pfitzer sees everywhere in Alabama’s urban and rural landscapes. He sees food. Pfitzer practices the ancient and once-common art of foraging—eating …
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In good fun: 15 chefs cook their hearts out for the Center of Excellence
Everyone loves a good meal. An exciting night out watching teams of casual cooks, led by local chefs, cook themselves to victory is a treat all its own. Friday night, Tampa Bay chefs Ferrell Alvarez of Rooster & the Till, Tyson Grant of Parkshore Grill and …
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An In-Depth Look at the Legal Fight Between the Trumps and D.C. Chefs
Donald Trump’s disparaging comments about immigrants, women, and minorities have done more than hurt his polling numbers. They’ve hurt his brand, too. But when chefs began pulling out of his most recent hotel project in Washington, DC — inside the …
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The Long History of Food—And Celebrity Chefs

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Food: It feeds the soul, fuels the body, affects the environment, inspires artists, influences politics and impacts just about every part of our lives. It has been a subject of fascination and entertainment for centuries, reflected in the beauty of a Dutch …
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Sundridge chef Guy Tran to appear on Chopped Canada
Chopped Canada sees four chefs race against the clock to turn surprise ingredients into top-notch dishes. The three-round competition starts with an appetizer, moves to an entree and finishes with dessert. After each round a panel of three celebrity chefs …
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Go Inside The Kitchens Of Famous Celebrity Chefs
With access to the freshest ingredients in the world, it’s no surprise that some of the biggest celebrity chefs in the world have staked a place in the culinary space here in California. And only ET is taking you inside the kitchens of their respective …
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Big-name chefs, including Mark Hix, call on London’s mayor to ban polystyrene food packaging

cusineBig-name chefs, including Mark Hix, call on London’s mayor to ban polystyrene food packaging
Fancy big-name chefs, including Mark Hix and Theo Randall, have called on London Mayor Sadiq Khan to ban polystyrene packaging. Fronting the campaign is Ed Baines, whose flagship joint is Soho seafood mecca Randall & Aubin. In a letter to Khan, which …
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Women chefs are battling one of America’s worst pay gaps. Here’s one easy fix
The American restaurant industry is not for the faint of heart. Servers’ wages often lean heavily on tips, and basic benefits packages are few and far between. The lack of support is especially hard on pregnant mothers and new parents, who typically can …
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Where the Chefs Eat: Heather Earnhardt
SEATTLE – Heather Earnhardt’s restaurant, The Wandering Goose dishes out some of the best southern comforts in Seattle. Her food is so popular, she recently released her first cookbook called, Big Food Big Love. But between the book, restaurant and raising …
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Four Michelin star chefs sweep into town this fall. Here’s how you get in on the action.

cusineFour Michelin star chefs sweep into town this fall. Here’s how you get in on the action.
Color us excited! This fall, from August to November, Le Royal Méridien Shanghai presents the “Dressed Up 2016” Michelin Dining Experience, an extraordinary culinary event that will take you on a spectacular gastronomic journey. They’re bringing four …
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Chefs are temperamental
Mark Poynton is aware of the irony of coming to India to cook curry for us. The chef patron of the award winning Alimentum restaurant in Cambridge, was in Bengaluru for the Taste of Britain Curry Festival at ITC Windsor Bengaluru. Over a meal of blue …
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Davidoff Chefs Edition
In February, Davidoff hosted its annual Tour Gastronomique in the Dominican Republic for the first time in the event’s history. Historically taking place at locations around Europe, the event features the collaboration of Davidoff and famous chefs in …
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Is It Time to Stick a Fork in Celebrity Chefs Like Guy Fieri?

cusineIs It Time to Stick a Fork in Celebrity Chefs Like Guy Fieri?
Has the celebrity chef movement jumped the shark? That’s perhaps the only question that New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells didn’t ask in his review-slash-evisceration of Guy Fieri’s new Times Square eatery, Guy’s American Kitchen & Bar.
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Rhodes in Abu Dhabi: we examine why celebrity chefs are drawn to the UAE
As the St Regis Abu Dhabi opened its doors on the Corniche last week, Gary Rhodes, the spiky-haired British celebrity chef, could be seen frantically putting the final touches to dishes before sending them out to diners at his new restaurant Rhodes 44, the …
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Venezuelan Chef Wins Basque Culinary World Prize
Di Giacobbe was chosen from a list of 20 finalists — a diverse mix of world-famous chefs (José Andrés, Daniel Boulud) and relative unknowns from underdeveloped nations. Judges cited her efforts in building an “ecosystem of education …
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