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Chefs You Should Know

Pam Mandel

Chef Colin Hazama on Hawaiian Cuisine, Eating Local and His Passion for Spearfishing

Colin Hazama — the executive chef at Oahu’s historic The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki — embodies Hawaii’s melting pot culture. He finds inspiration in the work of …

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Stefan Hottinger-Behmer

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 …

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Dale Rutledge

How One of Japan’s Only Female Sushi Chefs Found Herself Through Travel

Please don’t ask Chisaki Iba to make you a California Roll. She’ll do it, but her way. “It was made for people who don’t want to eat real fish,” says …

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Chris Morris

Pitmaster (and James Beard Winner) Rodney Scott Talks Whole Hogs and Food as Unifier

There’s a quiet secret many barbecue pitmasters only admit begrudgingly: Because they spend most of their lives smoking meat for others to enjoy, they generally avoid the style when they’re …

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Lauren Hogan

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 …

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Matt Villano

La Toque’s Chef Ken Frank on Michelin-Worthy Meals, Festival Fare and Napa’s Food Scene

According to his baby book, Chef Ken Frank’s first word was “cook.” What started as a childhood obsession quickly became a serious passion when his grandfather, who owned a butcher …

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Samar Owais

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 …

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Robin Bennefield

Chef Fabio Trabocchi on Italian Cooking, Perfect Gnocchi and Venice’s Artisan Flair

Chef Fabio Trabocchi’s love of food came from his father and from being raised in an idyllic Italian coastal town where he was introduced to both the fruits of the …

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Will Hawkes

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 …

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Jackie Bryant

Chef Cristian Schwuger Brings International Inspiration and a Touch of Fire to Los Cabos

Things in Cabo are heating up—just ask recent Argentine transplant Cristian Schwuger. He’s the Sheraton Grand Los Cabos Hacienda Del Mar’s new executive chef and he’s devoted himself to insuring …