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David Burke Interview

David Burke Interview

David Burke has been around since the 70's coming up with something new every 2 days and has been one of the top American chefs ever since. Spending time with him was terrific. He recently opened 4 new restaurants and more projects coming up than we have room to list....

Nina Compton / The Interview

Nina Compton / The Interview

Interview from Reset The Table Using her classical training and Caribbean roots, chef-owner Nina Compton rose through BRAVO TV’s “Top Chef” season 11 in New Orleans as the runner-up and fan favorite. She has gone on to open her decorated...

Chef Bill Telepan: The Interview

Chef Bill Telepan: The Interview

https://youtu.be/JJ0b-oNvSCo Bill is an icon in the industry. He's been around since 1990. After working in France he came back to New York and worked at Gotham Bar & Grill, worked his way other New York restaurants until he opened his own place, Telepan. Now he...

Sous Chef Ryan Hayes is Thrifty with his Tattoos

Sous Chef Ryan Hayes is Thrifty with his Tattoos

Ryan Hayes is the Sous Chef at the Empire Diner.  Except for the 718 on his fingers, which is the area code for Brooklyn where he lives, Ryan had no preconceived plan for his tats. Usually he has the tattoo artist try one of their new designs at a discounted...

Battman interview by Decatur Book Festival on Savor release

Many interesting background stories came out in this extensive interview by the prestigious book fair. Savor (formerly Toques in Black) was a very special effort by Battman, and appropriately, many of the subjects were from the south. https://youtu.be/rfL30UAWwP0

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.

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