Monthly Archives: November 2010

Blog Find – Lisa Abend

Ever wonder what it must be like to work at elBulli as a stagiare (culinary apprentice)? One of the most coveted positions in the entire cooking world has been examined up close by my friend, Lisa Abend. Many of you […]

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Seeing Spots

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Starchefs ICC 2010: Art vs Craft – Keller, Kinch & Barber Discuss

The main theme of the 5th Annual Starchefs International Chefs Congress this past September in NYC was Art vs. Craft. There is no question that cooking involves craft and good cooking involves plenty of it. The more controversial question […]

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Breaking News: Five New Certified Master Chefs

Congratulations to my friend, Richard Rosendale*, Executive Chef of The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, W.VA and 4 other talented, dedicated and dogged chefs for earning the coveted Master Chef Certification from the American Culinary Federation. They survived a grueling […]

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Three Pears

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