Chef Profiles

Westgate Park City Resort & Spa Announces New Food and Beverage Leadership

Chef Ivan Ruiz has been named food and beverage director and executive chef at Westgate Park City Resort & Spa, where he will oversee the resort’s entire food and beverage operation, including the marketplace, banquet operations, and two award-wining restaurants, Edge Steakhouse and Drafts Sports Bar & Grill.

Kevin Gillespie Announces Revival’s New Chef De Cuisine

Atlanta chef, restaurateur, speaker, and cookbook author Kevin Gillespie is welcoming a new addition to the team at his popular Decatur restaurant Revival: chef de cuisine Nicole Frey Edwards. Edwards was most recently sharpening her creative edge at Gillespie’s Glenwood Park restaurant Gunshow, and now Revival guests will have the opportunity to experience both her culinary creativity and her fervor for Southern fare.

Chef Dominique Crenn Dares All

The poet turned chef started writing poetry at age 4. Now, Dominique Crenn has perfected modernistic cuisine into an artistic experience at Atelier Crenn, where the price to dine starts at $325 per person.

Bryan Moscatello Named Executive Chef at 701 Restaurant

Ashok Bajaj of Knightsbridge Restaurant Group, announced the appointment of Bryan Moscatello as the new executive chef at 701 Restaurant. Moscatello brings 28 years of experience to his new position having worked at esteemed restaurants throughout Washington, D.

Pastaria's Ashley Shelton to Lead the Kitchen at Gerard Craft's Sardella

James Beard award winner Gerard Craft of Niche Food Group (Sardella, Brasserie by Niche, Pastaria, Taste by Niche and Porano Pasta) announced the appointment of Ashley Shelton, executive chef of Pastaria and 2017 James Beard Rising Star semifinalist, as Sardella’s new executive chef.

Ernest Miller Joins Coast Packing Company as First Corporate Chef

Stepping up its effort to educate consumers and the market at large about the merits of minimally processed animal fats like lard and beef tallow, Coast Packing Company has named longtime Southern California chef/educator Ernest Miller its first Corporate Chef.

Michelin Star-Rated Massimo Falsini Named as New Executive Chef at Solage

Massimo Falsini has been named executive chef at Solage, an award-winning and Forbes Five-Star rated Auberge Resort in Napa Valley. An acclaimed culinary professional with more than 25 years of international experience, Falsini will oversee all culinary operations including the Michelin Star-rated Solbar restaurant.

Washington Restaurant Named Best in the U.S.

More than 4,500 reviewers consider The Willows Inn on Lummi Island in Washington to be the best restaurant in America.The title comes from Opinionated About Dining’s (OAD) annual survey, which brings in more than 160,000 reviews from curated reviewers.