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.


Rising to Expectations

Earning the first four-star review ever from The Tampa Bay Times raised the bar for Ava—a challenge the owners were more than happy to meet.

Skyloft Opens In Downtown Laguna Beach

Ivan Spiers’ much-anticipated sequel to his popular Mozambique restaurant is now open in Downtown Laguna Beach. Skyloft offers panoramic rooftop dining, two bars, live music, and co

Talking Trash About Mainstream Seafood

How so-called “trash fish” may be the solution to seafood’s sustainability problem

Top Chef Kevin Sbraga's Newest Concept Now Open in Jacksonville

Sbraga & Company, the newest restaurant from celebrated chef Kevin Sbraga, is officially open in Jacksonville, Florida.

Vetri Family Restaurant Group to be Acquired by Urban Outfitters

Vetri Family, a successful Philadelphia based restaurant group, announced it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Urban Outfitters Inc., a leading lifestyle specialty retail company.

Mantra Artisan Ales Opens Brewery and Taproom

Mantra Artisan Ales, a brewery and taproom featuring high-quality craft beers with daring and unique flavor profiles, opened November 13.

Reinventing The Krebs with Food, Service, and Philanthropy

These days, Austin Johnson can be found on the golf course, water skiing, or riding a snowmobile during his free time as executive chef of The Krebs Restaurant in Skaneateles, New York.

Banqueting and Catering Continues to Grow and Evolve

When teaching a modern banquet and catering course to freshmen at The Culinary Institute of America, it’s imperative to convey the importance of the guest’s overall satisfaction.

Cooking in the Slow Lane

Countering hectic lifestyles and demands for instant gratification, chefs are taking time—and pride—to deliver products that are months in the making.

Umami Burger Brings Back Holiday Favorite

This holiday season Umami Burger is bringing back a fan-favorite, The Holiday Bird.