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.


Getting to the Meat of it

Whole-animal cookery and preservation are nothing new to Italians. Now American chefs are coming around to these long-held traditions.

Sophina Uong Celebrates Third Win at Lamb Jam in San Francisco

During the seventh-annual San Francisco Lamb Jam, Chef Sophina Uong of Calavera won Best in Show, Best in Middle Eastern, and People’s Choice with her Lamb Shoulder Pave Eggplant-Date Lutenit

Staying True to Formaggio

Italian cheeses give chefs a wide range of flavor characteristics to play with in their dishes.

Chef Richard Sandoval Names Neiman Lee Chef de Cuisine at Zengo

Chef Richard Sandoval announced the appointment of Neiman Lee as the new chef de cuisine of his Latin-Asian inspired restaurant, Zengo, located in the heart of Chinatown in Washington, D.C.

Restaurant Week Signals Big Business for Independent Operators

With thousands of restaurants nationally in the midst of Restaurant Week or preparing for the summer tradition, a study released this month highlights the event’s value for operators, chefs,

Chef Jason Hammel to Curate Third Annual Taste Talks Chicago Festival

Taste Talks, a national series of innovative food festivals that has hosted sold out events around the country, announced the return of Taste Talks Chicago, curated by Chef Jason Hammel of Lula Caf

Diplomat Prime Announces Nicolay Adinaguev as Executive Chef

Diplomat Prime announced that Nicolay Adinaguev will take over as the executive chef of this acclaimed steakhouse, effective immediately.

Paride Guerra Named New Director of Food & Beverage at The Hay-Adams

The Hay-Adams Vice President & General Manager, Hans Bruland announced the appointment of Paride Guerra as the new director of food and beverage for the award-winning historic hotel.

La Sirena Clandestina Announces Eric Michael as New Chef de Cuisine

Chicago’s La Sirena Clandestina, the Latin-local restaurant from Chef/Owner John Manion announced Eric Michael as the restaurant’s new Chef de Cuisine.

Baking for Special-Needs Diets can be Rewarding and Beneficial

For those chefs in the baking and pastry field, there’s a unique opportunity to affect the first and last courses of any great meal.