Daniel Boulud has been one of the most important French Chefs in the world for many years. He’s been cook in restaurants for 50 years. While raised on a farm outside of Lyon and trained by a variety of French chefs, Boulud made his reputation in New York, first as a chef and most recently a restaurateur. His management company,
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.
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.
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...
Gregory Doyen was born July 1984 into an artistic family in the French countryside of Brionnais Burgundy and experienced the magic of pastry early in his childhood when the family kitchen became his favorite place.
Battman always wanted to be a musician growing up, but he couldn't stay up late.
Raymond Mohan is the Executive Chef and co-owner of LoLo’s Seafood Shack, a critically acclaimed restaurant in Harlem, New York City. I grew up in Guyana, South America, which is part of the Amazon rainforest. In Guyana, we mostly live on the coast, and your backyard...
Joseph “JJ” Johnson’s love of cooking was sparked by his obliging, hardworking grandmother, who brought Caribbean infl uences into the kitchen and instilled in him a passion for following the rhythm of the seasons.
Known for his emphasis on bold flavors, beautiful presentation and fresh ingredients, Chef Preston Clark has been honing his culinary skills since he was a child. Son of Patrick Clark, the late James Beard Award winning chef, Clark grew up in the kitchen. “Some of my...