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The Broadmoor Promotes David Patterson to Executive Chef

The Broadmoor, the nearly 100-year-old iconic luxury resort that welcomes guests to the Rocky Mountains, has long attracted top culinary talent and dedicated employees. The resort’s first executive chef remained at his post for nearly 60 years and is rumored to have owned only chef whites.

Chef Edward Lee's Culinary Empire is a Tale of Two Cities

For 15 years, Chef Edward Lee has been wooing diners with his Southern-meets-classic French-meets-Asian food. Since opening 610 Magnolia in Louisville, Kentucky, in 2004, he’s gone on to open two more restaurants, including MilkWood, also in Louisville, and Succotash in Washington, D.

James Beard Foundation Elects New Board Chair

Susan Ungaro, president of the James Beard Foundation (JBF), announced today that Frederic M. Seegal, a senior advisor at Peter J. Solomon Company, has been elected as chair of the nonprofit’s board of trustees.

A Culinary School Makes Waves in Myrtle Beach

Following a facility and curriculum overhaul, the International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach offers a competitive education in a job-rich setting.The International Culinary Institute (ICI) at Horry Georgetown Technical College in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, recently opened a new $15 million facility.

East European Cuisine Comes to the American Heartland

After six years as owner and executive chef at Bear, the New York City establishment that won accolades for its inventive takes on classic dishes rooted in Russia and other Soviet-bloc countries, Natasha Pogrebinsky has returned to Cleveland to help restore Sterle’s Country House to its former grandeur—and with that, help propel a transformation of the largest Slovenian community outside of Ljubljana.

Springer Mountain Farms Honors Chef Deb Paquette

Chef Deb Paquette, chef-owner of Etch and etc. restaurants in Nashville, has received the highest honor bestowed by Georgia-based poultry producer Springer Mountain Farms, the Celebrate the Chef Award.

Why San Francisco is America's Gastronomic Paradise

Ingredients, ingredients, ingredients. Those are the first words every chef shouts out loud and clear when asked what makes San Francisco a gastronomic paradise. Small wonder the city has more restaurants per capita than any other U.

ACF Announces Dates for 2017 Certified Master Chef Exam

For the first time since 2014, some of most seasoned and skilled chefs from around the U.S. will gather at Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Michigan, to take the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Certified Master Chef (CMC) exam.

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.