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Brennan’s of Houston

By Tony Lagana / June 4, 2019

Brennan’s of Houston, Houston, TX (Southern) Chef: Carl Walker Chef Carl Walker, or Chef Carl as he prefers, always had a passion for cooking while growing up in Missouri. At the age of 17, Carl enrolled in the Marine Corps and proceeded to cook for over 7,000 Marines during his service. His time in the…

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Cut Restaurant

By Tony Lagana / June 3, 2019

Cut Restaurant, Beverly Hills, CA (Steakhouse) Chef: Wolfgang Puck Born and raised in Austria, Wolfgang Puck is one of the most iconic chefs of our time. Pucks love of cooking started from a very young age, as he learned from his mother who herself, was a pastry chef. After culinary school, he worked in some…

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By Tony Lagana / June 2, 2019

Jungsik, New York, NY (Asian) Chef: Jung Sik Yim Born and raised in Korea, Chef Jung Sik Yim began cooking for the first time while in the military after being offered a Chef position purely out of necessity. He quickly discovered that while new, he was quite good and thoroughly enjoyed cooking. Later going on…

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Fearrington House Restaurant

By Tony Lagana / June 1, 2019

Fearrington House Restaurant, Pittsboro, NC (Eclectic) Chef: Colin Bedford Originally from England, Chef Colin Bedford has had a love of cooking since a young age. Fond memories of watching his mother bake in the kitchen, the smells of freshly prepared stew in the evening, and helping his father harvest the vegetables in their home garden,…

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