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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.


Enrique Olvera’s Culinary Evolution

One key to Cosme’s success is that many of the staff came with Chef Enrique Olvera from his restaurant in Mexico City.

Owner of Mendo Bistro Giving Away Restaurant with Essay Contest

Nicholas Petti started with a beat-up pick up truck and a dream.

A Chef’s Decisive Odyssey

Even before she was cooking, Chef Cara Stadler, owner of Tao Yuan in Maine, always had a plan.

Restaurant Innovation Summit Announces Agenda for October Event

The National Restaurant Association announced its agenda for this year’s Restaurant Innovation Summit taking place October 27-28 in San Diego.

Juan Escamilla Appointed Executive Chef at Tam O’Shanter

Tam O’Shanter, a member of the Lawry’s family of restaurants and one of the oldest restaurants in Los Angeles, announced Juan Escamilla as executive chef.

Chef James Rigato Brings Signature Michigan Dishes to Mabel Gray

Expanding on his success in the suburbs, Chef James Rigato is now serving his Michigan-centric fare closer to the Motor City in Hazel Park.

Jamie DeRosa Opens Izzy’s Fish & Oyster in Miami Beach

Acclaimed chef and restaurateur Jamie DeRosa’s second venture in Miami Beach’s vibrant South of Fifth neighborhood, Izzy’s Fish & Oysteropened Septembe

World Vegetarian Day Not Just For Vegetarians

The hierarchy is shifting, moving more vegetables toward the center of the plate

Boston Chef Tiffani Faison Brings Home the Title of ‘Lamb Jam Master’

Five of the country’s finest chefs gathered at the James Beard House on September 28 for the culmination of the American Lamb Board’s Global Flavors Lamb Jam Tour.

Peas & Carrots Hospitality Opens Au Cochon

Zack Sklar, chef and owner of Peas & Carrots Hospitality, recently opened his fourth metropolitan Detroit restaurant, Au Cochon. Located at 260 N. Old Woodward Ave.