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  • LA Chef Joel David Miller
    LA Chef Joel David Miller's first job
    Name: Joel David millerCurrent position: Executive Chef at The Wallace in Culver CityWhat was your VERY first restaurant industry job?JDM: I'm not sure if being a cashier at McDonald's counter when I was 15, seeing as there was no real...
  • LA Chef Katsuji Tanabe
    LA Chef Katsuji Tanabe's first job
    Name: Katsuji TanabeCurrent position: Chef/owner MexikosherWhat was your VERY first restaurant industry job?KT: Dishwasher at catering company in Mexico CityHow did you get this job?KT: A friend of my mom knew the chefHow old were you?KT: 15 years...
  • LA Chef Vartan Abgaryan
    LA Chef Vartan Abgaryan's first job
    Name: Vartan AbgaryanCurrent position: Executive Chef, Cliff's EdgeWhat was your VERY first restaurant industry job?VA: Baskin RobbinsHow did you get this job?VA: My brother worked there and got me the job when he left.How old were you?VA: I...
  • LA Chef James Trees
    LA Chef James Trees' first job
    Name: James TreesCurrent position: Chef Consultant at Hutchinson Cocktails & GrillWhat was your VERY first restaurant industry job?JT: Intern at the Mirage Las VegasHow did you get this job?JT: Through a school vocational tech program called...
  • LA Chef Kyle Schutte
    LA Chef Kyle Schutte's first job
    Name: Kyle SchutteCurrent position: Executive Chef/ Proprietor The FLATSWhat was your VERY first restaurant industry job?KS: The first job I had in any restaurant was an entry level prep cook position at the Tuscarora Mill restaurant in Leesburg,...
  • Chef Kobe Desramaults
    Interview with Kobe Desramaults, Flemish Culinary Star of In De Wulf, Belgium
    The young Flemish chef with his Canadian sous chef was at the hotel reception one morning in Schloss Benisberg on the outskirts of Koln, checking out before proceeding to go on stage at Chef Sache in Koln, Germany. We ended up riding together to...
  • Chef Kevin Thompson, Le Cafe, L'Auberge Casino Resort
    A Cajun culinary celebration at L'Auberge, Lake Charles
    Surrounded by crystal and china in L'Auberge Casino Resort's Le Cafe, the succulent lobster claw sat atop crab, shrimp and avocado. This medley of seafood artfully arranged in a martini glass was bound by tomato water. Not a puree, or...
  • Chef Alain Passard
    Chef Alain Passard: An Enigma & An Inspiration
    Alain Passard the three Michelin starred French chef has been rocking the culinary world since 1971, sometimes even off its foundations, for instance when he removed red meats from his menu in 2001. They have since reappeared at L'Arpege, his...
  • Buckingham Palace scuffle: Popular cheif ousted after head butt draws blood and arrest was made!
    Buckingham Palace scuffle: Chef whips up recipe for royal career disaster
    One of the Royal Family’s favorite chef’s has been ousted and no longer allowed to cook for the Queen or anyone else in her family after a scuffle between two kitchen crew which drew blood. The scuffle was quick to start with one chef...
  • Chef
    Movie Review of "Chef"
    Every once in a while you will come across a movie that does not include gratuitous violence, excessive foul language, and graphic sex. These movies are not the mainstream, but they are a pleasant surprise when discovered by fortuitous perusing....
  • 90 year old arrested for feeding the homeless
    Arrested for Feeding Homeless: 90-Year-Old Chef and two Pastors facing charges
    Fort Lauderdale, FL -- Wednesday, 90-year-old chef was arrested and faces criminal charges, along with two other pastors, for feeding the homeless in public. Chef Arnold Abbott along with Rev. Mark Sims of St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church in...
  • Utensils
    To be a chef
    Over the past several years, I have written hundreds if articles on food and cooking with the goal of entertaining and hopefully learning a new skill, recipe or maybe just feeding an insatiable hungry for learning as much as one can about food....
  • Lunch with chef and forager Chris Amendola
    Lunch With: Chef and forager Chris Amendola
    Florida native and executive chef-at-large Chris Amendola joined me in Pikesville at Mari Luna Latin Grille for lunch. Fascinated how one learns to forage, what is edible and not poisonous, I wanted to learn more. We were initially going to go...
  • Chef
    'Chef' shows us how the simple ingredients are the best
    Perhaps the first time you should do 'movie & dinner' rather than the other way around, "Chef" is a delightful comedic romp that despite being a little overstuffed was a supremely enjoyable and heartfelt cinematic meal that...
  • TAOE
    'Transformers: Age of Extinction' is No. 1 in movies on demand; 'Chef' is No. 4
    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" debuted at No. 1 for movies on demand from Sept. 29 to Oct. 5, 2014, according to Rentrak. The action flick "Transformers: Age of Extinction" (directed by Michael Bay) begins after an epic...