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. Recipe: Beef Bourguignon 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…

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. Recipe: Day Boat Sea Scallops w/Yuzu Marmalade & Kumquats, Blood Orange For 4 people (appetizers): – 12…

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…