Where are you from ? How long have you been in New York ? Hell’s Kitchen born and bred, nyc lifer. What was your job aspiration when you were a child? I aspired to race, anything fast, cars, motorcycles…anything with an engin. FRENCH ONION SOUP BURGER created by Chef Paul Denamiel Executive Chef, Le Rivage, NYC 6 Servings…

La recette Michel & Augustin  “Les cookies Button” INGREDIENTS: For the ganache – 50g crème fraiche (sour cream works, too!) – 20g unsalted butter – 80g chocolate chips For the cookie base – 150g sugar – 180g flour – 100g soft unsalted butter – 50g chocolate chips (mini chocolate chips work wonders!) – 50g chopped…

Chef Herbert Robertson  Le Bateau Ivre 230 E 51st St, New York, NY 10022 WHERE ARE YOU FROM?  I’M FROM VENEZUELA HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN NEW YORK?  20 YEARS WHAT WAS YOUR JOB ASPIRATION WHEN YOU WERE A CHILD?  WHEN A WAS A CHILD IT WAS VERY CLEAR TO ME THAT I WILL…

Where are you from ? Nantes, Loire Valley How long have you been in New York ? 24 years What was your job aspiration when you were a child? Becoming an Executive Chef Sauteed Foie Gras, Parsnip purée and Fig sauce Recipe INGREDIENTS :  8 x 2 1/2 oz slices of deveined foie gras 2 lbs parsnips…

La recette Président  “Président Feta Crumbles & Compressed Melon Salad” for 4 salads INGREDIENTS:  1 package Président Feta Crumbles 1 honeydew 1 watermelon 1 cantaloupe Saba vinegar (for drizzling) Pistachio oil (for drizzing) 1/2 cup chopped pistachios 4 whole mint leaves 4 whole (small) basil leaves METHOD: • Cut melons into 2-inch cubes. • Compress…

Chef John Lee – L’Express ​Born and bred in NYC​, former owner of Jook Joint, worked at Girardin in Switzerland, Chanterelle, Cafe Luxembourg & Fleurant, French Roast & L’Express in NYC. Beef Bourguignon recipe METHOD: Short Ribs Bourgogne – Braised in red wine and herbs served over gnocchi with green olives, diced carrots and pearl…

Chef Michael White – Ai Fiori & Vaucluse Where are you from? Beloit, Wisconsin How long have you been in New York? I moved to New York in 2000, so 17 years. What was your job aspiration when you were a child? Before wanting to be a chef, I always wanted to be a professional football player. Bouillabaisse…

Chef Mark Grosz – Oceanique Where are you from? Detroit How long have you been in Chicago? 36 years What was your job aspiration when you were a child? A chef – since I was 5 making apple pies with my mom. Day Boat Sea Scallops w/Yuzu Marmalade & Kumquats, Blood Orange Recipe For 4 people (appetizers): – 12 oz.…

Chef Omar Guerda – Bar Omar   Where are you from? I am from a little town in Kabylia, Algeria called Freha. But I have spent the past 40 years of my life in Paris, running a French-Algerian brasserie called Chez Omar. How long have you been in New York?I have been in NY on and…

Chef Luc Holie – Jubilee Restaurant  Where are you from? I’m from Albi (81), France How long have you been in New York? 17 years in New York City What was your job aspiration when you were a child? I wanted to be a chef or do something with sports The Onions Soup recipe For 6 people…