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.


Coming Full Circle

After a successful venture in rural Virginia, Chefs John and Karen Shields return to Chicago and open Smyth + The Loyalist.

NC Competition Dining Series Unveils Greensboro Bracket

The Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series, a single-elimination tournament highlighting the best of the state’s food, agriculture, and culinary talent, crowned a winning team for its Winston

A Proper Introduction

At LEYE’s most surprising concept yet, rotating guest chefs turn out contemporary hits in a fine-dining setting.

US Foods Holding Corp. Lists IPO on the New York Stock Exchange

US Foods Holding Corp., a leading foodservice distributor in the U.S., began trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol “USFD,” after its initial public offer

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s and The Brass Tap Announce New Corporate Chef

Families, friends, and sports fans now have a new reason to head to their local Beef ‘O’ Brady’s and The Brass Tap. FSC Franchise Co.

Autre Monde Hosts Friends of James Beard Dinner on June 23

On June 23, Autre Monde Café and Spirits is hosting a collaborative culinary experience with four Chicago-area restaurants for a Friends of James Beard Dinner, a one-night-only event benefitting th

Top Chef Kevin Sbraga to Open The Fat Ham at King of Prussia Mall

Sbraga Dining announced its expansion to King of Prussia with a second location of The Fat Ham, slated to open late summer of 2016.

Chef Kelly Liken to Open New Restaurant in June

Colorado chef and restaurateur Kelly Liken, a James Beard Award nominee, Top Chef alum, and Food Network Iron Chef competitor, announced Harvest By Kelly Liken, her newest restaurant concept slated

Laurent Tourondel to Open New Restaurant LT Steak & Seafood

As part of the continued partnership between The Betsy—South Beach and renowned Chef Laurent Tourondel, LT Steak & Seafood will open in early June as the crown jewel of the hotel’s

Collaborative Kitchens

Culinary incubators are giving creative chefs the ability to launch restaurant ventures without the usual barriers to entry.