Chef Brandon Walker of Essie’s Restaurant

Chef Brandon Walker of Essie’s Restaurant

Chef Brandon Walker talks about his extraordinary and inspiring career, about growing up the son of a Jamaican immigrant, and establishing his own restaurant group.  A lovely conversation with a wonderful chef! Chef Brandon Walker Podcast Download...
Battman’s Photography Tour 2018

Battman’s Photography Tour 2018

It’s been 4 months since the Great Gathering of Chefs. It’s hard to believe it was that long ago, and I should have been halfway finished with the book for next year’s Great Gathering and also for the new Toques in Black book. There are a total of 275 chefs that...
An Interview with Chef Daniel Boulud

An Interview with Chef Daniel Boulud

Podcast Interview with Chef Daniel Boulud Download Podcast Chef Daniel Boulud is one of the most famous chefs in the world; his Restaurant Daniel and Café Boulud are frequently rated among top restaurants. I’ve known and worked with Chef Daniel for about 13 years, yet...
Making of the Street Eats Cookbook

Making of the Street Eats Cookbook

My book, Street Eats, was probably the most interesting book that I’ve produced for the Great Gathering of Chefs.  Almost 200 chefs doing their take on street food, so what better place to take the photos than in the street?  The photo of me lying in the street was...
Celebrating Madison Square Chefs

Celebrating Madison Square Chefs

On July 18th I was at the Madison Square Park for the Celebrating Madison Square Chefs 2018 event. I donate my time every year to help raise money to maintain the park. There were 29 of the best restaurants in the neighborhood. The event was great. The weather was...