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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Dished: Why Celebrity Chefs Are Here to Stay in Senior Living

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Though they long ago laid their roots in the mainstream through the rise of Rachael Ray and Anthony Bourdain, celebrity chefs are still a relatively new phenomenon in senior living. But their presence begs the question as to whether the senior living …
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Saying the wrong thing, celebrity chefs more than others
In grade 12, I ran for high school president (we had grade 13 back then, and that’s me, right, exactly as shown). There were two assemblies, one for the juniors followed by one for the seniors, in which my opponent and I laid out our vision for the next …
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Celebrity Chefs in Action at Grand Wailea
World-renowned chefs will work their magic during Maui’s Celebrity Chef Tour this weekend, benefitting the James Beard Foundation. The tour is traveling across the country; its stop on Maui is hosted by Grand Wailea, a Waldorf Astoria Resort. Executive …
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Go Inside The Kitchens Of Famous Celebrity Chefs

cusineGo 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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Culture on the road: Chef John Besh expanding to Houston, plans Cajun/Creole brasserie
Photo provided by Besh Restauranrt Group – Celebrity chef John Besh has been expanding his restaurant company outside of Louisiana, with the latest project now under development in Houston. Advocate file photo by Steven Forster – Drake Leonards …
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Jon Batiste, Mario Batali, More Musicians & Celebrity Chefs Come Together for (RED) Charity Dinner
Mario Batali may wear his famous orange Crocs every other day of the year, but on Thursday, he sported a red pair instead. The occasion? The (RED) Supper, a charity event kicking off a month of events as part of the Eat (RED) Save Lives campaign, which …
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Cooking camp at Healthy Italia in Madison to create young chefs

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MADISON – Healthy Italia – La Buona Cucina, a specialty Italian foods retail market and cooking school, will offer a cooking camp for young people 4 through 18 from Monday, June 20, through Thursday, July 21, at the Healthy Italia Cooking School …
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ICYMI: Best Italian Food in Decatur: Do You Agree?
DECATUR, GA — When you’re really hungry, sometimes only a heaping plate of pasta, a basket of bread and a jug of wine will do. Decatur has no shortage of restaurants to choose from, and Italian, or Italian-inspired, restaurants rank among the best.
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Fine Italian Foods
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?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????How to Cook Steak Perfectly Every Time: Kitchen Secrets From 17 Chefs
Wonder why your steak at home never tastes as good as that porterhouse from your favorite steakhouse? We’ve rounded up tips from some of the best culinary minds in the country to bring you expert tips, so you can have that restaurant-quality experience …
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Meals on Wheels Star Chefs & Vintners Gala raises .3 million
Behind the scenes at Meals on Wheels of San Francisco’s 29th annual Star Chefs & Vintners gala. This year’s event featured the talents of nearly 200 chefs, vintners and bar talent. Photo: Brittany Murphy/The Chronicle. Image 1 of 18 – MOWSF Gala 2016.
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This Is How Your Favorite Chefs Make Pancakes
With a classic (but time-consuming) dish like pancakes, it makes total sense you would want to turn to the top-rated recipes from celebrity chefs and food personalities. These recipes win in a number of arenas, including having a stellar review and …
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