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Chef Oakland

Interview: Alta Group founder Daniel Patterson

Daniel Patterson has become one of California’s leading culinary figures in the past two decades. He opened Babette’s in Sonoma back in 1994 before taking a turn toward San Francisco (and fine dining). Coi...
Chef San Diego

Interview: chef Claudette Zepeda-Wilkins (El Jardín)

Claudette Zepeda-Wilkins was born and raised in San Diego, but has deep ties to Mexican cuisine. Her aunt Lorenza owned a restaurant called Las Calandrias in Guadalajara and other family members versed her in...
Chef Los Angeles

Interview: chef Dave Beran (Dialogue Restaurant)

Dave Beran is one of America’s most accomplished chefs, a 2014 Food & Wine Best New Chef awardee and a man who continues to rack up national accolades. The upstate New York native entered...
Chef Orange County

Interview: chef Ryan Adams (Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Parallel Pizzeria + Three Seventy Common)

Chef Ryan Adams has been a driving force in the Orange County culinary community for years. He attended California Culinary Academy in San Francisco and worked for restaurants like One Market and Stars before...
Chef Australia

Interview: chef Ben Shewry (Attica)

Ben Shewry grew up in North Taranaki on New Zealand’s North Island, but has become synonymous with Australian cuisine. At Attica, the Melbourne restaurant that currently ranks #32 on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants,...
Chef Atlanta

Interview: chef Hugh Acheson (5&10, The National + Empire State South)

You may know chef Hugh Acheson from his stints as a “Top Chef” judge or as a “Top Chef Masters” competitor. The 2002 Food & Wine “Best New Chef” and 2012 James Beard Award...