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Chef Leah Chase Talks About Her 70+ Year Career

Chef Leah Chase Talks About Her 70+ Year Career

Known as the “Queen of Creole Cuisine,” Leah Chase has fed Quincy Jones, Jesse Jackson, Duke Ellington, Thurgood Marshall, James Baldwin, Ray Charles, Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama and countless others as Executive Chef of Dooky Chase’s Restaurant.

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 I...

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...

Top 10 Deep Dark Secrets

Top 10 Deep Dark Secrets

Everyone has a secret and chefs are no exception. Here is the first list of 10 French Master Chefs spilling their guts out for us. 1- Married the same women three times in two years. -BRUNO LOPEZ- 2- I love gummy bears, jelly beans and all chewy junk. -DANIEL BOULUD-...

Chef Sōta Atsumi Says Paris is All About Romance

Chef Sōta Atsumi Says Paris is All About Romance

Chef Sōta Atsumi is a Japanese chef who has been working in Paris for the last twelve years. Sōta started his French experience studying in Lyon at the Estoffier school. There he earned the trust of Chef Troigros, who gave Sōta the chance to do a stage at his restaurant which was a wonderful six month experience.

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