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14 hrs ago | Houston Press

JohnMichael Lynch Named Executive Chef of Hotel Granduca

After a nationwide, year-long search, the Hotel Granduca has finally named a new executive chef: JohnMichael Lynch. Since taking the reins approximately five weeks ago, the classically trained 31-year-old -- who is responsible for all aspects of hotel dining, from banquets, to pool and bar, in-room dining and the flagship restaurant, Ristorante Cavour --has been working seven days a week just to get situated.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Chevy Chase (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

15 hrs ago |

Summer flounder fishing rules to get examined and overhauled

Learn from a Culinary Institute of America chef how to fillet a flounder or any other flatfish in this kitchen basics video. Summer flounder fishing rules for the Atlantic Ocean may get an overhaul.


Related Topix: Dover, DE

17 hrs ago | AlertNet

Pioneering L.A. chef Roy Choi on improving food in inner cities

Los Angeles chef Roy Choi sparked a nationwide food movement with his Kogi BBQ food trucks that peddle short rib tacos, kimchi quesadillas and other Korean/Mexican mash-ups and turned Americans' view of the "roach coach" on its head. Choi, 44, spent his youth wandering and eating his way through L.A.'s ethnic neighborhoods.


Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Star Online

Soul food cooking is all about knowing your culinary melodies

Snap, crackle, pop: The sounds of food cooking, like these sweet potatoes frying, is important to getting food to come out perfect. - MCT You expect a kitchen to be noisy.


Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Baked Goods, Bread, Recipes, Hyde Park, NY

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Press Democrat

CIA Chef Pop-Ups

Matthew Dolan of Twenty Five Lusk will host a pop-up dinner at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone Culinary superstars return to their alma mater, the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone , for a pop-up dinner series debuting Thursday, September 11th in St. Helena. Up first, is Matthew Dolan of the highly-praised Twenty Five Lusk in San Francisco.


Related Topix: St. Helena, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Nao launches new Asian Roots of Peru menu

The Celebration of Cuisines program continues at Nao with an Asian Roots of Peru menu that will launch tomorrow Tuesday September 9 and will run for six weeks until Monday October 20, 2014. In an effort to explore new flavors from Latin America Nao is introducing different menus inspired by various regions and headed by Executive Chef Geronimo Lopez.


Related Topix: Life, Dining, Peru, IN, Mexico, IN


25 Lusk's Matthew Dolan kicks off new CIA...

After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone in 2000, chef Matthew Dolan went on to a solid career, including his current role as partner and executive chef at Twenty Five Lusk in San Francisco. Now, he's back at his old academic stomping grounds - for three nights, at least, as the debut guest chef for a new series of pop-up dinners that showcases alumni of the St. Helena cooking academy .


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, St. Helena, CA, Dining

Fox News

School lunches in pictures

Before the first lunch lady ever plopped a gelatinous brown mass onto a compartmentalized plastic tray, children pretty much had to fend for themselves when it came to the midday meal, and were lucky if they got enough to eat. Nowadays, the problem is that kids are obese and unhealthy partly because of what they're eating at school.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Food, Nutrition, University of Illinois Chicago, Agriculture, Science

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Bearding Man Festival brings out the facial hair fans

More than 170 facial hair enthusiasts came to the Sept. 6 event, which gave out awards with golden chickens with beards on them.


Related Topix: Entertainment

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Detroit News

A well-organized kitchen can help to make you healthier

It is much easier to produce meals with more healthful ingredients and cooking techniques when you use the right tools and do the cooking yourself. If you stay out of the kitchen, chances are your diet - and health - will suffer.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, St. Helena, CA, Dining

Tue Sep 02, 2014

River Front Times

Chef Chat: Chris Bolyard Is a Butcher with a Soft Side

Chris Bolyard is a busy man these days. Technically still the chef de cuisine at Sidney Street Cafe , Bolyard has been hard at work getting ready for the fall opening of his much-anticipated Bolyard's Meat & Provisions .


Wed Aug 27, 2014


We Wanna Be Friends With Causwell's Adam Rosenblum

Former Flour + Water sous chef Adam Rosenblum probably never imagined as a dishwasher at a tiny restaurant in Silver Spring, Maryland that he would one day open his own restaurant in San Francisco, Causwells .


Related Topix: Life, Dining, Silver Spring, MD

The Georgia Straight

Taiwanfest chefs take the stage for a rice versus noodles battle

Visiting Taiwanese chefs Ching-Tien Huang and Chi-Wen Chen will face off at Taiwanfest during cooking demonstrations of their rice and noodle dishes.


Related Topix: Asia Travel, Travel, Taiwan Travel, Hyde Park, NY, Gordon Ramsay, Life, Food, Chefs, Chinese Cuisine, Taiwan, World News

Business Wire

Just Desserts Promotes Chef Terry Watson to Vice President of Culinary

This promotion recognizes Watson's contributions to the Just Desserts executive leadership team and expands her role to include consulting on new business development strategy and working with key retail customers on strategic product execution.


Related Topix: World News, Germany

Chef John Benjamin of Park West Tavern in Ridgewood on his favorite...

After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, John Benjamin worked at some highly venerated restaurants, including Aureole in Manhattan and The French Laundry in California's Napa Valley.


Related Topix: Ridgewood, NJ, Life, Food, Dining, Thomas Keller

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Talented Houston chef Grant Gordon dies

Grant Gordon, one of the most promising young chefs to emerge in Houston in recent years, was found dead Tuesday in his home.


Related Topix: Houston, TX, River Oaks (Houston, TX), South Houston, TX

U.S. and Canadian chefs are fired up in support of local farms in Hudson Valley

On Sunday, August 17, the Northern Chefs Alliance collaborated with the FarmOn! Foundation to bring 10 all-star chefs from the U.S. and Canada to the bucolic Hudson Valley in support of creating awareness about the importance of sustainable farming and eating local.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Local Food, Non-Profit, Vegetables, Canada

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Welcome To Gunfighter School

Rangemaster John Hall set the tone as he welcomed us to the 250 Pistol class is that is the core of the "Gunsite experience."


Related Topix: Opinion

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Culinary Institute of America getting its own brewery

Governor Andrew Cuomo's office recently announced he had signed a bill that allows creation of a microbrewery on the campus of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, Dutchess County.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Dutchess County, NY, Folk, Assembly, Columbia County, NY

Wed Aug 20, 2014


We Wanna Be Friends With Bocanova's Rick Hackett

Michigan native Rick Hackett graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in New York and learned the principles of nouvelle cuisine at acclaimed Washington DC restaurant Le Pavillon before moving to the Bay Area in 1979 and leaving his mark on the local restaurant world.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Baked Goods, Bread, California, California Government