Owning your worth as a worker

Jul 24, 2019
Rachel Whitener is a self-employed private chef who makes a living cooking for families. She sets her own hours, rates and terms.
Rachel Whitener, Los Angeles-based private chef.
Courtesy of Rachel Whitener

Nancy Silverton is not an entrepreneur or a chef. She is a cook.

Jun 24, 2019
Restaurant entrepreneur Nancy Silverton on 30 years of La Brea Bakery.
Nancy Silverton founded La Brea Bakery in 1989.
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How to be a chef

Nov 20, 2018
Dominique Crenn of the Michelin-starred Atelier Crenn in San Francisco discusses her career.
Dominique Crenn is the first female chef to receive two Michelin stars in the United States.
Matt Edge

The food community comes together in Houston

Sep 20, 2017
Monica Pope, a Houston chef, has seen the food community in her town unite in recent years.
Members of the Franklin Church of Christ from Franklin, Texas cook hotdogs for the congregation of the Fifth Ward Church of Christ in Houston on September 3, 2017.

Favorite holiday meals from two LA chefs

Dec 23, 2016
Chefs Steve Samson and Ray Garcia share holiday stories and recipes.
Cotechino with lentils by Chef Steve Samson. 
Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times/Courtesy Steve Samson

Cooking with chef Geoffrey Zakarian at Georgie in Beverly Hills

Jun 15, 2016
The New York chef and Food Network personality made his way to the West Coast with Georgie and the Garden Bar.

Geoffrey Zakarian making ahi poke at his new restaurant, Georgie. 

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Don't call Wolfgang Puck a celebrity chef

Dec 17, 2015
Wolfgang Puck tells the unlikely story of how he built a culinary empire.

My First Job: Animal Chef

Jun 23, 2015
Peanut butter pine cones or dead mice, anyone?