The best American and International chefs
Read about the best chefs from all backgrounds and from all nationalities. A collection of some of the greatest and most celebrated chefs in the world.
Photo by WNYC When he took over as Executive Chef of Lutèce, Eberhard Muller was in an enviably uncomfortable position — how to retain the aura of Andre Soltner’s famous restaurant while concurrently incorporating his own personality. Muller admitted that following Soltner’s legend was an uphill battle. Devoted customers expected to find their Lutèce unchanged, […]
Subtle is not a word one would use to describe the menu at Lespinasse, Gray Kunz’s four-star restaurant in the St. Regis Hotel. With its seemingly flagrant use of Asian, Middle Eastern, and Indian ingredients (white beans, mung bean, pink lentil and spiced leek emulsion) and bizarre sounding juxtapositions (like watermelon and tomato fondue), outlandish […]
The relationship between form and content is one that artists working in every medium must come to terms with, and cooking is no exception. Alfred Portale, once a jewelry designer, now an American uber-chef, completely revolutionized modern food presentation when he built a lettuce salad that literally towered above the rest. With each verdant leaf […]