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Jessica Craig of L’Artusi

Having grown up in a large Jamaican family, Jessica Craig always had an interest in food and an adventurous palate. She began helping her mother in the family kitchen from a very young age, and soon became responsible for all family holiday desserts at the age of 12. From there, the next step for Jessica was culinary school to pursue her love of cooking. After stints in the Hamptons and Locanda Verde, she joined the L’Artusi family as Executive Pastry Chef in 2017.

Mike Anthony of Gramercy Tavern

Mike Anthony has been the Executive Chef at Gramercy Tavern for 14 years. If you want to know what’s in the mind of a chef that has kept a restaurant at the highest level during his tenure, listen to his interview with Battman. He is so down to earth it’s weird, but also very nice.

What’s Up With Battman: Episode #2

Battman shares memories from his experience in the music business, and his early days as a photographer in New York. Did you know Battman has recorded 3 albums, and was the lead photographer for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for many years? He's also the only...

Chef John DeLucie Wants People to Eat Out More

Chef John DeLucie Wants People to Eat Out More

John DeLucie has spent decades in the New York City restaurant scene at restaurants such as The Waverly Inn, The Lion, Bedford & Co. and his newest spot, Lumaca in the HGU Hotel.

Chef Jeff Henderson’s Incredible Journey from Prison to the Kitchen

Chef Jeff Henderson’s Incredible Journey from Prison to the Kitchen

He has had his own show on the Food Network, is a highly sought after motivational and public speaker, an award-winning Chef and Author of the New York Times best-seller “Cooked.” Chef Jeff discovered his passion and gift for cooking in an unlikely place, prison.

‘Notes from a Young Black Chef’ sets pace in American dream race

‘Notes from a Young Black Chef’ sets pace in American dream race

Kwame Onwuachi, is a thirty-year old Bronx native, who went from selling sweets on the subway and peddling drugs at a community college that got him kicked out, to starting a catering business. He eventually found a spot at the coveted CIA, not the agency, but the...

Q&A with Chef Omar Ben-Hammou

Q&A with Chef Omar Ben-Hammou

We sat down with chef Omar Ben-Hammou of Her Name Was Carmen to celebrate the SoHo restaurant’s first anniversary.