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Who are the Top 10 Most Influential Food Personalities Online?

Ranking Celebrity Chefs & Social Media | Who are the Top 10 Most Influential Food Personalities Online?

Influential media isn't just about TV anymore. Several celebrity chefs already have their own television shows, but these days, it's what they do off the air that can really make an impact.

Social media analysis firm Klout uses a ranking system for sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, and LinkedIn. They've arranged a list of the ...





Ruth Bourdain Revealed?

Robert Sietsema Denies Allegations By Star-Tribune Food Editor Lee Svitak Dean

Ruth Bourdain Revealed? | Robert Sietsema Denies Allegations By Star-Tribune Food Editor Lee Svitak Dean

Has the elusive identity of the James Beard Award-winning Twitter account @RuthBourdain finally been revealed?

According to Lee Svitak Dean, who's the food editor at the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, the identity can only be pinned down to one person: Robert Sietsema, food critic at Village Voice.

The Twitter feed of Ruth Bourdain is a ...





Scavenger Hunt Kicks Off 2011 New York City Wine & Food Festival

“Meatpacking Uncorked” Raises Donations For Food Bank, Share Our Strength

Scavenger Hunt Kicks Off 2011 New York City Wine & Food Festival | “Meatpacking Uncorked” Raises Donations For Food Bank, Share Our Strength

This year's New York City Wine & Food Festival kicked off with a glorified "scavenger hunt" of the NYC Meatpacking District. On Friday night, "Meatpacking Uncorked" allowed dozens of restaurants and retailers to host an open-house tasting experience, sponsored by Corcoran.

Patrons were handed passport-style maps marking each participating location throughout ...





Food TV Primetime Emmy Winners 2011

Did “Top Chef” Win Best Reality Show 2 Years In A Row?

Food TV Primetime Emmy Winners 2011 | Did “Top Chef” Win Best Reality Show 2 Years In A Row?

The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards were televised on Sunday, September 18 and hosted brilliantly by actress and comedian Jane Lynch. TV fans with a penchant for food-based programming tuned in excitedly to see if Bravo's veteran reality series Top Chef would snatch the Outstanding Reality Competition Programming award from long-time ...





Gordon Ramsay’s LAPD Altercation

Celebrity Chef Pulled Over By Gun-Wielding Police Officer

Gordon Ramsay’s LAPD Altercation | Celebrity Chef Pulled Over By Gun-Wielding Police Officer

UK celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay of MasterChef and Hell's Kitchen was pulled over earlier this week by a police officer in Los Angeles for driving his brand-new Maserati on the wrong side of the street.

According to the Michelin-starred chef, he momentarily forgot he was in America.

"For a moment I thought ...





Consumer Reports Tastes & Rates Celebrity Chef Food Products

Whose Soup, Sauce & Dressing is the Best?

Consumer Reports Tastes & Rates Celebrity Chef Food Products | Whose Soup, Sauce & Dressing is the Best?

These days, it's not too hard to enjoy a celebrity chef's culinary inspirations. Patrons can choose from gourmet restaurants and popular chains to specialty food products available at thousands of grocery stores in the nation.

When shopping for those celebrity chef-endorsed foods, it's extremely common to see increased prices due ...





Zagat Names 2011 Best Barbecue Restaurants

Top 10 BBQ Joints In America

Zagat Names 2011 Best Barbecue Restaurants | Top 10 BBQ Joints In America

The definitive guide to restaurant reviews, Zagat Guide has just released this year's Top 10 list of the best barbecue locations in the U.S. -- places with "amazing piles of meat" that always have something for everyone, especially genuine BBQ lovers.

10. Bill Spoon's Barbecue in Charlotte, NC, a family-owned business home to pulled pork BBQ ...





Chez Panisse Celebrates 40-Year Anniversary

Berkeley Art Museum Partners With OPENrestaurant To Benefit Edible Schoolyard Project

Chez Panisse Celebrates 40-Year Anniversary | Berkeley Art Museum Partners With OPENrestaurant To Benefit Edible Schoolyard Project

This weekend marks the 40th anniversary of chef and sustainable food expert Alice Waters' Chez Panisse Restaurant & Cafe in Berkeley, CA. To celebrate the occasion, many institutions in the Berkeley community are hosting special foodie events as well.

"Join us as we celebrate 40 years with food, art, music, ...





Marcel Vigneron Creates Food Truck Menu For Pico de Gap

Los Angeles Trend Soon Reaching NYC, Chicago & San Francisco

Marcel Vigneron Creates Food Truck Menu For Pico de Gap | Los Angeles Trend Soon Reaching NYC, Chicago & San Francisco

In a promotion to launch the new "1969" clothing line, Gap stores in Los Angeles tapped former Top Chef contestant Marcel Vigneron, host of the SyFy network's Marcel's Quantum Kitchen, to create a menu for Pico de Gap -- an eye-catching bright blue food truck that moonlights as a mobile ...





Food Network’s Anne Burrell Launches Entwine

Product Line By Wente Wines Is For The “Wine Curious”

Food Network’s Anne Burrell Launches Entwine | Product Line By Wente Wines Is For The “Wine Curious”

At New York City's The Kitchen, celebrity chef Anne Burrell of Food Network's The Secrets of a Restaurant Chef met with execs of Wente Wines to launch a new product line: Entwine.

Four different kinds of wine -- Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon -- will soon be available in grocery ...





Guy Fieri At The 2011 Atlantic City Food & Wine Festival

Guy’s Big Bite Brunch Menu & Interview

Guy Fieri At The 2011 Atlantic City Food & Wine Festival | Guy’s Big Bite Brunch Menu & Interview

Celebrity chef Guy Fieri was one of the featured hosts of the 2011 Atlantic City Food & Wine Festival held this past weekend. Guy's Big Bite Brunch on Saturday packed the Caesars Atlantic Grill with 300 guests, each excited to meet and greet the host while dining on a 6-course brunch ...





Goodbye To Ferran Adria’s elBulli

“The World’s Best Restaurant” Closes Its Doors

Goodbye To Ferran Adria’s elBulli | “The World’s Best Restaurant” Closes Its Doors

Yesterday was the last business day for elBulli, a widely heralded 3-star Michelin restaurant located in Catalonia, Spain. Helmed by global celebrity chef Ferran Adrià since 1987, the restaurant has received a record number of awards by Restaurant Magazine as "The World's Best Restaurant," featured atop its Top 50 list five ...





American Culinary Federation National Award Winners

ACF & AAC 2011 Chef Of The Year, Hall of Fame and More

American Culinary Federation National Award Winners | ACF & AAC 2011 Chef Of The Year, Hall of Fame and More

The American Culinary Federation held the 2011 National Convention and Awards Ceremony during July 22-26 in Dallas, TX. Over 1,200 chefs and food service industry professionals were on hand to participate in seminars, cooking demos, trade shows, and hands-on workshops.

Featured celebrity guests at this year's event included Bryan Caswell of ...





Alton Brown’s Problem With Molecular Gastronomy

“Good Eats” Host Says “It’s Not Food”

Alton Brown’s Problem With Molecular Gastronomy | “Good Eats” Host Says “It’s Not Food”

At the American Culinary Federation convention in Grapevine, TX, celebrity chef Alton Brown revealed that he's not as big of a fan of molecular gastronomy as some might perceive. He's fed up. In fact, some aspects of the craft he'd rather never see again in his lifetime.

"You can't live on it. It's ...





James Beard Foundation Hosts Annual Chefs & Champagne 2011 In New York

James Beard Foundation Hosts Annual Chefs & Champagne 2011 In New York

On Saturday, the James Beard Foundation hosted the annual Chefs & Champagne gathering in New York's prestigious Wolffer Estates. Forty-two celebrity chefs were given the honor of presenting their aptly paired culinary creations to nearly a thousand foodies at the event.

This year's Chefs & Champagne recognized popular TV ...





Wall Street Journal Test Kitchen Reviews Top Five Best Food Processors

Wall Street Journal Test Kitchen Reviews Top Five Best Food Processors

The Wall Street Journal Test Kitchen recently spent their testing efforts on all sorts of food processors that are on the market today. Models from all spectrums -- budget, high-end, multi-purpose, etc. -- were included in this test.

Below, WSJ reveals the the pros and cons of the Top Five food processors that stood ...





Giada De Laurentiis Shares her Favorite Foods, Cultural Influences & Summer Recipes

Ricotta with Honey and Raspberries Recipe Below

Giada De Laurentiis Shares her Favorite Foods, Cultural Influences & Summer Recipes | Ricotta with Honey and Raspberries Recipe Below

During the Sicilain Food Festival in San Diego's Little Italy this summer, celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis was on hand to sign cookbooks, host cooking demos, and share her origins as well as influences that played a part during her extensive culinary journey.

The chef enthusiastically divulged her favorite foods; they include ...





Delaware Con Artist Poses As Celebrity Chef

Gained $10,000 For Ticket Sales To Fake Food Network Event

Delaware Con Artist Poses As Celebrity Chef | Gained $10,000 For Ticket Sales To Fake Food Network Event

A man in New Castle, Delaware was arrested on Wednesday for posing as a new Food Network celebrity chef. The tip-off? Not having enough culinary skills to fool his students.

20-year-old Leonard Ruebeck began promoting this scam in May while teaching a cooking class. He called himself "Chef Lenny" and wore ...





Emeril Lagasse Cooks For Charity At The Viking Classic

Proceeds Benefited the Friends of Children’s Hospital

Emeril Lagasse Cooks For Charity At The Viking Classic | Proceeds Benefited the Friends of Children’s Hospital

Celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse lent his talents to Mississippi's The Viking Classic, recognized as the PGA Tour's Best Special Event due to its impressive fundraising for charitable organizations.

The chef performed two cooking demos during the Viking Classic; first, an "economical and weather-friendly" chicken entree, followed by a fresh and ...





Bobby Flay As Celebrity Chef, Restaurateur, and Thoroughbred Owner

Will Give Keynote Address At Racing Museum Hall Of Fame

Bobby Flay As Celebrity Chef, Restaurateur, and Thoroughbred Owner | Will Give Keynote Address At Racing Museum Hall Of Fame

Celebrity chef Bobby Flay of Food Network fame has been investing time in a separate hobby this past year. Let's just say, it's a classy way to enjoy horse meat (for a chef, especially). And from the looks of things, the investment is certainly paying off.

Flay is the ...





How Celebrity Chefs Are Reinventing Pimento Cheese

Fresh Twists on a Southern Food Staple

How Celebrity Chefs Are Reinventing Pimento Cheese | Fresh Twists on a Southern Food Staple

Pimento cheese is a very popular item in Southern cuisine. It's made from a base of three ingredients: cheese, mayonnaise, and pimento chili peppers. These are combined to make a paste used as a sandwich spread or dipping sauce. A pimento cheese sandwich is even one of the traditional menu ...





Fabio Viviani of “Top Chef” Lauches New iPad App, Let’s Cook!

Bertolli Olive Oil Announces Celebrity Chef Sweepstakes for Cooking Lessons

Fabio Viviani of “Top Chef” Lauches New iPad App, Let’s Cook! | Bertolli Olive Oil Announces Celebrity Chef Sweepstakes for Cooking Lessons

Top Chef fan favorite Fabio Viviani has now put his unique spin on a cooking app for the iPad. He's partnered with Bertolli Olive Oil to create an app called Let's Cook!, which showcases his Italian and Mediterranean-style recipes.

Sixteen feature recipes can be found in Let's Cook!, all with ...





Soul Daddy, “America’s Next Great Restaurant” Winner, Closes Final Chain Location

Soul Daddy, “America’s Next Great Restaurant” Winner, Closes Final Chain Location

NBC's America's Next Great Restaurant aired for the first time last spring as a series endeavoring to give budding restaurant entrepreneurs the chance to make their dreams a success. The show was hosted by celebrity chefs Bobby Flay, Curtis Stone, Lorena Garcia, and Chipotle founder Steve Ells. Over the course of nine ...





Anthony Bourdain To Launch New Fall Series, “24 Hour Layovers”

Show Debuts Fall 2011 On Travel Channel

Anthony Bourdain To Launch New Fall Series, “24 Hour Layovers” | Show Debuts Fall 2011 On Travel Channel

Anthony Bourdain, Emmy-winning host of the Travel Channel's No Reservations, will be debuting a new TV series on the same network this fall. It's called 24-Hour Layovers, a show which Bourdain says will be "faster, more democratic, and more caffeinated than No Rez."

The premise of the series showcases Bourdain as he's ...





Tyler Florence To Teach Free Cooking Class Tonight

Celebrity Chef Promotes New Cookbook, “Start Fresh”

Tyler Florence To Teach Free Cooking Class Tonight | Celebrity Chef Promotes New Cookbook, “Start Fresh”

Many home cooks dream of attending a cooking seminar taught by their favorite celebrity chef in person, but often don't have the funds or the time to do so.  Tonight, for those in the San Francisco area, Tyler Florence hopes to change all that.

Florence will be hosting a free one-hour ...





What’s Next For “Top Chef Masters” Runner-Up Traci Des Jardins

Recipe For Brown Butter Balsamic Vinaigrette Sauce

What’s Next For “Top Chef Masters” Runner-Up Traci Des Jardins | Recipe For Brown Butter Balsamic Vinaigrette Sauce

Celebrity chef Traci Des Jardins is no stranger to stardom. But since her appearance on Season 3 of Top Chef Masters (where she emerged as a Top 3 finalist alongside Mary Sue Milliken and winner Floyd Cardoz), her celebrity status and popularity have risen sky-high.

Jardins admits, however, "I still feel like a humble ...





2011 Aspen Food & Wine Classic: Highlights & Recap

Kevin Sbraga Wins Quickfire Vs. Richard Blais

2011 Aspen Food & Wine Classic: Highlights & Recap | Kevin Sbraga Wins Quickfire Vs. Richard Blais

The 2011 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, CO was held this past weekend, June 17-19. It was a special occasion for all who attended, especially since it marked Food & Wine's 30th anniversary celebration. Celebrity chefs Thomas Keller, Mario Batali, Michael Chiarello, and Lidia Bastianich were among the hundreds of celebrity and ...





Salmon Oat Cake Patties Recipe

Seasoned w/ Dill, Onion & Yogurt Sauce

Salmon Oat Cake Patties Recipe | Seasoned w/ Dill, Onion & Yogurt Sauce

This quick recipe for salmon patties involves very little cooking time, so it's a great one to have on hand when you're craving "fast food" with a healthy, Mediterranean spin to it. As a light lunch, this salmon patty can be paired with your favorite Greek salad.

Salmon Ingredients:

1 can (14 oz.) ...





2011 Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Winners Announced

Martha Stewart Wins Best Show & Host Awards

2011 Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Winners Announced | Martha Stewart Wins Best Show & Host Awards

Sunday night, CBS aired the 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, a celebration of daytime television hosted by Wayne Brady of Let's Make A Deal. The Las Vegas awards show featured performances by Cirque Du Soleil, Celine Dion, Marie Osmond, and Penn & Teller. Lifetime achievement awards were presented to ...





Celebrity Chef Grilling Recipes For Father’s Day

From Mario Batali, Emeril Lagasse & Wolfgang Puck Restaurants

Celebrity Chef Grilling Recipes For Father’s Day | From Mario Batali, Emeril Lagasse & Wolfgang Puck Restaurants

Need some grilling advice or last-minute ideas from the pros? Below, five celebrity chefs offer some flavorful recipes that they use both at home and in their own restaurants.

Mario Batali recommends his Pizza Margherita recipe, shown on Good Morning America, from the Mario Batali Italian Grill. The pizza dough is first fired over ...





Bryan Voltaggio Inspired By Mario Batali’s Eataly

Celebrity Chef Soon To Open North Market Kitchen In Frederick, MD

Bryan Voltaggio Inspired By Mario Batali’s Eataly | Celebrity Chef Soon To Open North Market Kitchen In Frederick, MD

Top Chef runner-up Bryan Voltaggio has announced plans to open a restaurant experience in his hometown of Frederick that's very similar to Mario Batali's newly successful Eataly concept. It's tentatively called North Market Kitchen and will be located in the historic Market Street district in early 2012.

To be fair, ...





“Top Chef: All Stars” & “No Reservations” Receive First TCA Nominations

Inaugural Critic’s Choice Television Awards Also Honors “Top Chef”

“Top Chef: All Stars” & “No Reservations” Receive First TCA Nominations | Inaugural Critic’s Choice Television Awards Also Honors “Top Chef”

The 27th annual TCA (Television Critics Association) Awards have been announced, and this year, a new category has been added that will please fans of culinary TV programming.

In this year's new Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming category, both Top Chef: All Stars and Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations have been ...





Wolfgang Puck Introduces New Wine Collection

Proceeds To Benefit Keep Memory Alive Association

Wolfgang Puck Introduces New Wine Collection | Proceeds To Benefit Keep Memory Alive Association

Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck, currently estimated as America's wealthiest chef with a vast empire of restaurants, cookware, prepared foods and television shows, is moving yet another step forward with the introduction of Wolfgang Puck Wines.

The wines from Puck's debut collection have been aged since 2009 and are produced ...





Consumer Reports Names Trendiest Wedding Registry Gifts

WSJ’s Kitchenware That Passes The Test Of Time

Consumer Reports Names Trendiest Wedding Registry Gifts | WSJ’s Kitchenware That Passes The Test Of Time

The month of June brings about the summer solstice, the first day of summer vacation, and (to the delight of kitchen retailers everywhere) wedding season -- which, in turn, means kitchenware sales and wedding registry promotions galore.

Both Consumer Reports and The Wall Street Journal shared their thoughts on the best-selling ...





Gordon Ramsay Debuts In First Feature Film, “Love’s Kitchen”

Starring Claire Forlani & Dougray Scott

Gordon Ramsay Debuts In First Feature Film, “Love’s Kitchen” | Starring Claire Forlani & Dougray Scott

Love's Kitchen, a UK romantic comedy directed and written by James Hacking, debuts today in American theaters. The film stars Scottish actor Dougray Scott, his real-life spouse as love interest Claire Forlani, and celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, who plays himself.

This is Ramsay's first appearance in a major motion picture. The host of Hell's Kitchen, ...





Tyler Florence Faces Lawsuit For “Bailing” On Restaurant Investors

Plaintiffs Want In On SF’s Wayfare Tavern

Tyler Florence Faces Lawsuit For “Bailing” On Restaurant Investors | Plaintiffs Want In On SF’s Wayfare Tavern

Celebrity chef Tyler Florence, a Food Network host, cookbook author and restaurateur, has just been served a lawsuit by his former business partners. They claim that Florence "bailed" on them and their investment for a new restaurant venture.

The plaintiffs (Michael Musleh, Hani Musleh, Martel & Nabiel, Inc., and DBA ...





Celebrity Chef Gale Gand Shares Tips On Cooking With Kids

Celebrity Chef Gale Gand Shares Tips On Cooking With Kids

Gale Gand is a renowned celebrity pastry chef as well as a mother of three. She is the former host of the first dessert series on Food Network (Sweet Dreams), a former Top Chef judge, and a featured guest chef appearing on Oprah and Martha Stewart's daytime shows.

In a recent ...





Farewell, Food Pyramid…

USDA To Announce New Nutritional Plate Design Tomorrow

Farewell, Food Pyramid… | USDA To Announce New Nutritional Plate Design Tomorrow

As of tomorrow, one won't be able to match his or her culinary and nutritional standards to the USDA's well-known "food pyramid" -- because as of tomorrow, there won't be a pyramid.

The USDA is changing the shape of the informative graphic to represent a dinner plate.

Consumers have been familiar with the ...





Bobby Flay’s Memorial Day Pimento Cheeseburger Recipe

Celebrity Chef Offers Thoughts On Food Network Star Season 7

Bobby Flay’s Memorial Day Pimento Cheeseburger Recipe | Celebrity Chef Offers Thoughts On Food Network Star Season 7

Need some last-minute burger ideas for Memorial Day? Here's a quick suggestion from celebrity chef and grilling expert Bobby Flay: Pimento cheeseburgers.

To make them, mix grated cheddar cheese with chopped roasted red pepper, mayonnaise, cayenne pepper, and salt and pepper to taste, then let the cheese melt into a patty ...





Robert Irvine Celebrates Breakfast At Subway

“Restaurant: Impossible” Chef Competes Against Jared Fogle

Robert Irvine Celebrates Breakfast At Subway | “Restaurant: Impossible” Chef Competes Against Jared Fogle

This week, Subway celebrated their one-year anniversary of introducing breakfast foods to their menu. The celebration was held in New York City with a breakfast sandwich cook-off, judged by Subway's poster boy Jared Fogle and the chain's executive chef Chris Martone.

Celebrity chef Robert Irvine of Dinner: Impossible and Restaurant: Impossible ...





Pink Pork Is Safe To Eat, Says USDA

Cooking Temperature Officially Lowered, Celebrity Chefs Rejoice

Pink Pork Is Safe To Eat, Says USDA | Cooking Temperature Officially Lowered, Celebrity Chefs Rejoice

This week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture made a few changes to the cooking safety guidelines acceptable for pork products. The acceptable temperature for pork cuts is now 145 degrees F, down from the previous 160 degrees F.

And chefs across the nation couldn't be happier.

"USDA confirms what chefs have been ...





Ruth Reichl Launches Gilt Taste Online

New Website Is Both Webzine & Luxury Food Retailer

Ruth Reichl Launches Gilt Taste Online | New Website Is Both Webzine & Luxury Food Retailer

Former Gourmet editor Ruth Reichl has just announced a new business venture aimed at the high-end specialty foods market. It's called Gilt Taste, a website currently in beta testing that is part webzine, part food retailer.

The idea behind Gilt Taste is to offer luxury and artisan foods without becoming ...





“The Perfect Chef” By JBF Award Winner Todd Kliman

New Ebook Investigates Life Of Peter Chang

“The Perfect Chef” By JBF Award Winner Todd Kliman | New Ebook Investigates Life Of Peter Chang

Todd Kliman is a James Beard Award-winning columnist and restaurant critic, awarded in 2005 for his column in The Washington City Paper with published works in The New Yorker, National Geographic Traveler, and Harper's among others. His first book, The Wild Vine, garnered much praise with its unique character-driven perspective of the ...





America’s Wealthiest Celebrity Chefs

Top 5 List Of The Richest Chefs & Restaurateurs In The Nation

America’s Wealthiest Celebrity Chefs | Top 5 List Of The Richest Chefs & Restaurateurs In The Nation

Last year, the average yearly salary for an executive chef at a single restaurant was $71,063 according to Nation's Restaurant News. Chances are, though, that the annual salaries of celebrity chefs are far above and beyond that number.

In a list compiled earlier this week by The Daily Meal, the 25 most ...





Comfort Food From James Oseland Of Saveur Magazine

New Cookbook Showcases Home Cooking From Around The World

Comfort Food From James Oseland Of Saveur Magazine | New Cookbook Showcases Home Cooking From Around The World

Food writer James Oseland is the current editor-in-chief of Saveur and is also a former James Beard Award winning cookbook author, notably for his 2006 collection of recipes found in Cradle Of Flavor. The cookbook was hailed as one of the best books of the year by The ...





Kimchi Chronicles To Air On PBS With Guest Star Hugh Jackman

Series Is Followup To Mario Batali’s “Spain… On the Road Again”

Kimchi Chronicles To Air On PBS With Guest Star Hugh Jackman | Series Is Followup To Mario Batali’s “Spain… On the Road Again”

PBS is now promoting a follow-up series to the widely acclaimed Spain... On the Road Again starring celebrity chef Mario Batali and guest stars Gwyneth Paltrow, NY Times columnist Mark Bittman, and Spanish actress Claudia Bassols. This time around, the traveling food concept goes to Korea and is titled Kimchi Chronicles.

The new series will be ...





Culinary Programs Nominated For 2011 Daytime Emmy Awards

Food Network Receives Eight Nominations

Culinary Programs Nominated For 2011 Daytime Emmy Awards | Food Network Receives Eight Nominations

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced the nominations for the 2011 Daytime Emmy Awards this week. Here are this year's nominees in all culinary categories:

Outstanding Lifestyle Host -- Ina Garten of Barefoot Contessa (Food Network), Bobby Flay of Boy Meets Grill (Food Network), Giada De Laurentiis of Everyday Italian ...





James Beard Restaurant Award Winners List 2011

Jose Andres Named JBF Outstanding Chef

James Beard Restaurant Award Winners List 2011 | Jose Andres Named JBF Outstanding Chef

On the eve of May 9, the 2011 James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards took place in New York's Avery Fisher Hall at the Lincoln Center. The theme of "The Ultimate Melting Pot" was hosted by celebrity chef and restaurateur Tom Colicchio, Ming Tsai of Simply Ming, and San ...





What’s Next For Mike Isabella?

“Top Chef All Stars” Runner Up Lands Cookbook Deal & New Restaurant

What’s Next For Mike Isabella? | “Top Chef All Stars” Runner Up Lands Cookbook Deal & New Restaurant

The most recent season of Top Chef brought back fan favorites in an All-Stars edition of the series, including Mike Isabella, an East coast chef and alum from Top Chef Season 6. During the All-Stars finale, Isabella lost to Atlanta chef Richard Blais from Season 4.

But things have picked up quickly for Isabella since ...





2011 James Beard Award Media Winners Announced

Complete List Below, Harold McGee Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

2011 James Beard Award Media Winners Announced | Complete List Below, Harold McGee Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

The James Beard Foundation Awards Ceremony for all media-related categories was held on Friday, May 6 at Espace in New York City. Awards were given to the winners in television, print media, radio, and Internet journalism.

Renowned as the Julia Child of Mexican cuisine, Diana Kennedy won the JBF Best Cookbook Award ...





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