News for the Restaurant Chef

The hospitality industry is often defined by the chefs who own and operate restaurants, where expertise and experimentation set new standards for gourmet foods, pairings with wine, beer, and spirits, and healthy menus.


Educated Urbanites: The New Foodies

An expanding and tasteful demographic is garnering attention from full-service restaurants. Should you target them, too?

Chef Stephanie Izard Cooks for August Meez Meals

Famed Chicago chef Stephanie Izard is cooking up a squash ratatouille side dish for August’s featured Meez Meals Meals for Good dish. 

Mio Restaurant in D.C. Appoints Executive Chef Mio Restaurant in D.C. Appoints Executive Chef

Restaurateur Manuel Iguina is pleased to welcome acclaimed chef Roberto Hernandez to Washington as the new executive chef for Mio Restaurant.  

Exec Chef Named for Upcoming Atlanta Restaurants Exec Chef Named for Upcoming Atlanta Restaurants

Southern Proper Hospitality, the team behind Atlanta-based restaurants Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails, The Big Ketch Saltwater Grill, Osteria Cibo Rustico, Smokebelly BBQ, and&

Chef DiFronzo Joins Boston Visiting Chef Program

This summer, travelers at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) can sample award-winning seafood fare from Chef Americo DiFronzo, executive chef of The Union Oyster House, a landmark restaurant in Boston. 

Texas French Restaurant Turns 30 in Style Texas French Restaurant Turns 30 in Style

Located at 217 South Ave. G in the quaint town of Humble, Texas, is Chez nous French Restaurant. Known and awarded for its commitment to culinary excellence since 1984, Chez nous French Restaurant will celebrate 30 years of business this September. 

Melting Pot Hires NYC Chef to Lead Culinary Development Melting Pot Hires NYC Chef to Lead Culinary Development

The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc. has hired Chef Jason Miller to lead culinary development for its more than 135 restaurants in North America.

ACF Chefs From U.S. Place Second in Global Challenges

Two American Culinary Federation (ACF) chefs were named first runners-up in the Global Chefs Challenge and the Hans Bueschkens Young Chefs Challenge during the 2014 World Association of Chefs Societies, or Worldchefs, Congress held in Stavanger, Norway, July 2-5.

President Obama Honors José Andrés President Obama Honors José Andrés

On Friday, July 4, José Andrés received the Outstanding American by Choice Award by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, an initiative that recognizes the outstanding achievements of naturalized U.S. citizens who have demonstrated their commitment to the U.S.  

Chef Implements Kosher Kitchen at Hotel in Texas

A new chef and a new kitchen are bringing new meaning to fine dining in Richardson, Texas, as the Renaissance Dallas Richardson introduces Burak Ozcan as its new executive chef, and announces the hotel's move to add Kosher catering to its expansive list of e

Industry Hackathon Presents Answers to Operator Challenges

Consumers don't have to look much farther to see the future of dining than Hack//Dining NYC, a weekend-long hackathon run by Food+Tech Connect in collaboration with Applegate, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group, Google, and Studio Industries.


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