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.


Rotisserie Chicken Rules the Roost at Boston's Branch Line

Often an afterthought on fine-dining menus, classic rotisserie-cooked chicken is bringing in the crowds at Branch Line. 

Alain Ducasse’s Benoit New York Introducing New Chef, Team

On the heels of its stunning renovation this past fall, Alain Ducasse’s Benoit New York will introduce a team of fresh faces in 2017, including newly appointed Executive Chef Laëtitia Rouabah

Kansas City’s Historic The Raphael Hires New Chef

The Raphael, Kansas City’s landmark hotel located on the Country Club Plaza, is new home to the culinary talents of Joseph Cizek.

General Mills Kicks Off Annual Neighborhood to Nation Recipe Contest

Independent family or “neighborhood” restaurants once again have the chance to win a $50,000 grand prize in the 3rd annual Neighborhood to Nation Recipe Contest from General Mills Foods

Acclaimed Chef Curtis Duffy Inducted into Escoffier Hall of Fame

Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, a leading provider of world-class culinary education, announced the newest additions to its Disciples d’Escoffier; a prestigious global society focused on t

Chef Ben Grupe Leads USA Culinary Team to Gold in Germany

This year marks an exciting year for Chef Ben Grupe of St.

Organic Trailblazer Nora Pouillon Reflects on Her Legacy

The nation's first certified organic restaurant will soon have a new owner, but the impact of its founder will carry on.

Maybe It Takes a Restaurant, Not a Village

When Monetta White and her husband, Chef David Lawrence, opened their modern Southern restaurant 1300 on Fillmore in San Francisco in 2007, their initial plan quickly expanded to something greater.

Riebau Named Director of Food and Beverage at Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace

Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace announced the appointment of Sean Riebau as the new director of food and beverage.

Daryl Shular, Certified Master Chef, Joins Master Chefs' Institute

Master Chefs' Institute, LLC, announced the addition of Daryl Shular, Certified Master Chef, as an associate.