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L’Air du Temps- Much More than a Beautiful Scent

 
I first became enthralled by Chef Sang-hoon Degeimbre’s cooking at the 2011 StarChefs International Chefs Congress in New York City. His cooking was beautiful, alluring and had soul. I longed to actually get to taste it. His restaurant, L’Air du […]

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StarChefs 2011: Woodberry Kitchen – Sustaining Relationships: A Chesapeake Ecosystem of Purveyors

(ed. note: In the 6 years that I have been attending Culinary Congresses, this was quite possibly the most thorough and most well organized workshop presentation that I have seen. It was also one of the tastiest, with a number of different […]

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Grant Achatz Talks with Kim Severson at StarChefs

“I actually thought that Elizabeth Falkner was going to lead us in a seance” Kim Severson joked as she opened up her discussion with Grant Achatz at the latest StarChefs International Chefs Congress. They were there to discuss Chef Achatz’ […]

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StarChefs 2011: “Man of La Plancha” – Chef Richard Blais

Richard Blais is perhaps best known for his recent stints on Top Chef and Top Chef All Stars; however, he is first and foremost a restaurant chef. His culinary consulting company, Trail Blais, has worked with four-star restaurants across Atlanta, […]

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Sunday Photo – A Starchefs ICC 2011 Panorama

Spain’s Angel Leon is on the Main Stage making plankton look and sound delicious.
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Star Chefs ICC 2011 Day Two – A Personal Summary

 
Massimo Bottura, the chef whose restaurant Osteria Francescana was ranked number 4 in the ever controversial 2011 World’s Fifty Best Restaurantslist, opened the morning explaining his approach to Avant-Garde Italian food. He loves to tell stories and elicit emotion in his […]

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