Kimberly Brock Brown

Kimberly Brock Brown

My first job in food.   Working the deli at K-Mart Website   http://www.kimberlybrockbrown.com Your current and/or most recent restaurants   na When and where were you born?   Chicago, 1960’s What was your first job in food?   Working...
Dieter Koschina, Portugal “100 Best Chefs”

Dieter Koschina, Portugal “100 Best Chefs”

For nearly 30 years, Dieter Koschina has headed up Vila Joya’s restaurant, earning it a Michelin star in 1995 and then a second in 1999 — and holding it for more than 20 years. Originally from Austria, Koschina was working as a sous chef at...
Normand Laprise, Canada “100 Best Chefs”

Normand Laprise, Canada “100 Best Chefs”

One of Quebec’s most famed chefs, Normand Laprise was sent to live on a farm as his mother recovered from an illness. He fell in love with farm-to-table cooking and decided to go to culinary school. Upon graduation, Laprise went to France to ensure he...
Nicolas Le Bec, China “100 Best Chefs”

Nicolas Le Bec, China “100 Best Chefs”

Attending hospitality school in Paris from the age of 13, Nicolas Le Bec got an early start in hotels and restaurants. Originally beginning as a baker, he edged his way into the kitchen as a cook. By 17, he took his chef’s knives and headed to New York...