How a chef helped serve 3.6 million meals in Puerto Rico

Sep 13, 2018
“Every time we made contact with a community, we kept going back, and we kept going back, every day without missing a beat,” José Andrés says.
With schools closed or only open for a short time, children across the island were a priority.
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Is it the end of the celebrity chef restaurant?

High rent prices, a need for downsizing and even sexual misconduct allegations have driven high-profile eateries out of business.
The grand opening of Thomas Keller's Bouchon in Beverly Hills, California, in 2009.
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Becoming a food and wine "superhero"

Nov 27, 2017
"I'm in a place where I can make a difference."
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There's a whole lot of love for Howlin' Ray's Nashville-style hot chicken in LA

Jul 18, 2017
Copy cats are popping up, and chef Johnny Zone promotes them. "That means we're doing something right."
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How aprons took Ellen Bennett from line cook to CEO

Jun 2, 2017
Ellen Bennett founded Hedley & Bennett to create uniforms that give chefs "a sense of dignity and pride."
“We’re a full-blown manufacturing company…And people can come and visit. This is totally open to the public,” says Ellen Bennett of Hedley & Bennett
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Mr. Fries Man reveals a world of home chef entrepreneurs

Nov 8, 2016
This was the first time I’d ever bought french fries from a guy in a parking lot. And I had a lot of questions.
Craig Batiste — Mr. Fries Man — is part of an underground community of African-American home chefs in and around South Los Angeles who use Instagram to sell home cooked meals directly to customers.
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Kitchens — it's where the jobs are

May 3, 2016
With restaurant jobs expected to grow 12 percent over the next decade, culinary school is a smart career choice.
Different cooking teams are preparing everything from gazpacho to cucumber soup with dill leeks. 
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