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The Road BackBoston

For This Chef, Transparency Is the Restaurant Industry’s Path Forward

Not very many business owners will open up their books to you, literally. But that’s exactly what Boston chef Irene…

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Chef FeaturesLondon

Black Joy, Our Greatest Form of Activism 

Marie Mitchell is the chef and co-founder of Island Social Club, a contemporary British Caribbean restaurant and bar that’s popped…

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Resy Spotlight

At The Grey, Running a Restaurant Is an Ongoing Conversation

For The Grey chef-owner Mashama Bailey and her partner and co-founder, John O. Morisano, a restaurant should function like a…

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Resy SpotlightLos Angeles

For Mozza’s Nancy Silverton, Flexibility Is the Future of Restaurants

Even by the standards of what the typical restaurateur has endured during the pandemic, Nancy Silverton has had a time…

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Chef Features

‘The Role Of The Chef Has Already Changed’: Massimo Bottura on the Future of Dining and Staff Empowerment

In the world of restaurants, chef and restaurateur Massimo Bottura needs little introduction. Osteria Francescana, his flagship restaurant in Modena,…

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Portrait of chef Erick Williams

Chef FeaturesChicago

Tear Down the Restaurant Industry? Virtue’s Erick Williams Would Rather Lead
By Building From Within

As COVID-19 devastated the restaurant industry, Chicago’s Virtue Restaurant & Bar pivoted like countless other cash flow-dependent small businesses —…

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"If they’re going to take the risk on their side, we want to make sure they feel as comfortable and confident in the process and the experience as possible,” says Gravitas' Matt Baker about his guests. // Credit: Farrah Skeiky

Chef FeaturesWashington D.C.

Gravitas’ Matt Baker Has Been Weathering the Pandemic. His Preparation Started Years Ago.

The first time I met Matt Baker at his new American cuisine restaurant Gravitas, he said he was sorry. This…

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Chef FeaturesWashington D.C.New York

Kwame Onwuachi on Redefining What Success Looks Like

Kwame Onwuachi may have recently left his position as the executive chef of D.C.’s acclaimed Afro-Caribbean restaurant, Kith/Kin, but his…

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Resy SpotlightLondon

Leading London Chefs Share What Community Means to Them

During lockdown, the writer and activist Riaz Phillips noticed that many of London’s immigrant communities had turned to the comfort…

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