Chefs You Should Know

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How Chef Sherene Hutchinson Innovates Grand Cayman Cuisine

Chef Sherene Hutchinson of Veranda at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort tapped into her passion for food at an early age — the award-winning chef started whipping up culinary concoctions when she was just…
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Hong Kong Chef Paul Lau Sets Cantonese Cuisine Apart at Tin Lung Heen

While Cantonese restaurants are a dime a dozen in Hong Kong, there’s no better place to indulge in the fare than at Tin Lung Heen, the popular establishment helmed by Chef Paul Lau, located on…
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Chef Jonathan Waxman on His First Memory of Venice and Recharging His Culinary Batteries

For chef and restaurateur Jonathan Waxman, pushing the boundaries of his daily routine is critical to staying inspired in the kitchen. The James Beard Award–winning chef’s pervasive creativity has made him one of the most…
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Meet the San Juan Chef Rebuilding (and Feeding) Puerto Rico After the Hurricane

Puerto Rico’s most celebrated chef, Jose Enrique Montes, has been on the front line of the island’s relief efforts following 2017’s Hurricane Maria. A finalist for a James Beard Award for five years in a…
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Chef Tommy Götzfried Is Committed to Traditional Swiss Cuisine — With a Twist

At the helm of eCHo restaurant in the Zurich Marriott Hotel, chef Tommy Götzfried has been serving up local Swiss favorites for nearly five years alongside his trusted team and the restaurant’s own cow, Gretli,…
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Man Ho’s Chef Steven Yang on Shanghainese Cuisine and How He’s Making It Michelin-Worthy

It’s been less than a year since Chef Steven Yang joined the team at Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre’s Man Ho restaurant, but his reputation for delivering local cuisine with remarkable flavors has been around…
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How Sheraton Grand Doha’s Chef Mauro Bellodi Brings a Taste of Italy to Life in Qatar

Nothing makes Executive Chef Mauro Bellodi happier than catering to the different palates of his guests at the restaurants of the Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel. From cooking dishes that aren’t on the…
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Meet Chef Biju Joshwa, the Creative Force Behind London’s Most Exquisite Afternoon Tea

When travelers arrive for the iconic Afternoon Tea at The Palm Court in the Sheraton Grand London Park Lane, they should expect the delightfully unexpected. Head Pastry Chef Biju Joshwa is a master of surprise,…
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Chef Eric Theiss on Coachella Valley’s Food Scene and Eating Local at Indian Wells

For Chef Eric Theiss, executive chef at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells, cooking has been a part of his life for as long as he can remember. He recalls growing up outside…
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Meet Brandon Brumback, Chicago’s Newest Young Chef to Watch

Chef Brandon Brumback’s hails from Kansas City, and his impressive fine-dining resume includes stints at London’s The Fat Duck, under Heston Blumenthal, and Yountville, California’s, The French Laundry, under Thomas Keller. He’s now been in…
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Chef Kim Canteenwalla on Parq Vancouver and His Return to Seasonality

One of Las Vegas’s most celebrated chefs and James Beard Award–nominated restaurateur of the year Kim Canteenwalla already has a string of hot restaurants to his name. Along with his partner, Elizabeth Blau, he lays…
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Chef Andy Hollyday on Going Local and Impacting Detroit’s Culinary Renaissance

As Detroit goes through a cultural and culinary renaissance, restaurants are springing to life, introducing the city to creative dishes from pioneering chefs. Although modest about his impact on the Detroit’s culinary scene, Chef Andy…
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Chef Jason Dady on San Antonio’s Hidden Gems

Chef Jason Dady has ingrained himself into the San Antonio community. After 16 years as a restaurant chef, owner and operator, there are few things he doesn’t know about this sprawling city. Dady runs multiple…
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Meet Atelier’s Marc Lepine, Canada’s Most Crazily Creative Chef

Despite being one of North America’s most innovative chefs — and the only one to have twice won gold at the Canadian Culinary Championships — Ottawa’s Marc Lepine flies surprisingly under the radar; even his…
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Meet Michael Hogan, the Locavore Chef Shaking Up Bangkok’s Dining Scene

For years many of the top restaurants in Bangkok flaunted their international roots, prizing exotic imports over the homegrown dishes at their doorstep. Michael Hogan, executive chef at the newly opened Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s…
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Chef David Hawksworth on Vancouver Dining Tips and His Guilty Pleasure

Vancouver Chef David Hawksworth has left an indelible mark on the city. (All Photos: Courtesy of Hawksworth Restaruant Group) Native Vancouverite David Hawksworth is one of Canada’s most awarded chefs, with a pedigree that includes…
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Chef Corbin Tomaszeski on Toronto’s Food Scene and Where to Find a “Down-and-Dirty” Meal

Chef Corbin Tomaszeski leads the helm at Toronto favorite, Savoury. (All Photos: Courtesy of The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto) For celebrated Canadian Chef Corbin Tomaszeski, food is as much about people as it is about…
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Chef Steve Griffon on Creating an Anchor for Fresh Global Cuisine in Grand Cayman

Chef Steve Griffon brings a fresh global flair to the Grand Cayman restaurant scene. (Photos: Laura Skec) The allure of bright sun, white sandy beaches and vibrant coral reefs is enough to bring visitors to…
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Chef Abdulilah Shadoud on Creative Arabic Cuisine at his Abu Dhabi Hotel Restaurant

Chef Abdulilah Shadoud heads the kitchen at Kuzbara, the international restaurant at the Marriott Hotel Downtown, Abu Dhabi. (Photos: Natasha Amar) Chef Abdulilah Shadoud’s career spans more than a decade, including a spot on Abu…
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Italian Restaurants in L.A. With Jesse Barber

L.A. chef Jesse Barber has a passion for rustic Italian fare and a certain taco truck in L.A. (Photos: Ian Rowan and Wayne Price courtesy of Summit Series, LLC) Italian cooking is Jesse Barber’s thing….
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How Chef Chris Coleman Stokes Love of Community and Food in a Charlotte Hotel Restaurant

Chef Chris Coleman is the director of culinary experience at Charlotte Marriott City Center and chef at Stoke, which opened in August 2016. (Photos: Reuben Bloom) Chef Chris Coleman loves a hunt. His quarry: heritage…
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Chef Dushyant Singh on Keeping the Flavors Lively at The Camby, Phoenix

Dushyant Singh, Director of Culinary Experiences at The Camby, an Autograph Collection hotel. (Photo: Anuja Madar) For most, a “limited” pantry means a few spices, ketchup and perhaps a fancy mustard. For chef Dushyant Singh,…
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Chef Tory McPhail on the True Taste of NOLA

There’s no doubt that New Orleans is known for its big bold flavors. “It’s almost too salty, it’s almost too spicy,” says Tory McPhail, the renowned executive chef at Commander’s Palace, a culinary landmark of…