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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.

 

Beyond Yelp: Famed Restaurateurs Provide Reviews on Dining App

Taste Savant, a tool for discriminating diners looking for restaurant recommendations, launched a mobile app for iPhones, an extension of the website that debuted in 2012. The platform collects information...

Susan Notter Named ACF Northeast Region Pastry Chef of the Year

Susan Notter, CEPC, pastry arts program director at The Pennsylvania School of Culinary Arts, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, was recently named 2014 American Culinary Federation (ACF) Northeast Region Pastry...

Chef Invites Culinary Peers to Prepare Dinners Chef Invites Culinary Peers to Prepare Dinners

Tucker Yoder is good at making friends.Last year, the executive chef at the Clifton Inn in Charlottesville, Virginia, hosted his first installment of Chefs in the Garden, a dinner series that features...

Chef Furthers Farm-to-Table with Guest-to-Farm Chef Furthers Farm-to-Table with Guest-to-Farm

Jayson Kanekoa lives about 20 miles and 4,500 feet in elevation from his job. Every morning, he drives down the hills from his Hawaiian hometown of Kamuela to the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort &...

Hotel Hershey Restaurant Receives ACF Award

The American Culinary Federation (ACF), the nation’s premier organization of professional chefs, honored The Circular at The Hotel Hershey, in Hershey, Pennsylvania, with an Achievement of Excellence...

Beard-Nominated Restaurant Owner Speaks to CIA Beard-Nominated Restaurant Owner Speaks to CIA

Celebrated young, New York City restaurateur Mario Carbone returned to The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) to deliver the keynote address during commencement ceremonies at his alma mater on Friday,...

Foraging Chef in Baltimore Shares Tips Foraging Chef in Baltimore Shares Tips

Foraging, a growing trend, has chefs taking off their whites, sliding on some boots, and heading into the forest in search of wild edibles to showcase in their dishes. Coupled with the push for locally...

Pittsburgh Airport Hotel Names Executive Chef

The Embassy Suites Pittsburgh International Airport Hotel announced that Thomas Raymond has been named executive chef of the hotel, and his responsibility includes Bridges 446, the hotel's contemporary...

Daniel Boulud Returns to Vegas with DB Brasserie Daniel Boulud Returns to Vegas with DB Brasserie

Contemporary French restaurant DB Brasserie is set to open this May inside The Venetian Las Vegas, marking Chef Daniel Boulud’s return to Las Vegas.“DB Brasserie will have all the elements...

ACF Sustainable Event Hits the Lowcountry

The fourth of five American Culinary Federation (ACF) 2014 events, all tasked with promoting sustainable food practices, takes place in North Charleston, South Carolina, April 26-29.Hosted by the ACF...
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