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Key West Chefs Team Up to Raise Money for Hurricane Relief

One month after Hurricane Irma landed in the Florida Keys, Paul Menta, executive chef of Key West’s acclaimed The Stoned Crab restaurant and co-founder of Three Hands Fish sustainable seafood market, will team up with fellow Key West chefs such as Martin Liz of Lost Kitchen Supper Club to headline the “Chefs 4 Neighbors” fundraiser dinner on October 11 at The National Hotel in Miami.

What the Best Restaurants Have Planned for the Holidays

Time to kick into high gear and start seriously planning for the holidays. To some extent, tradition always resonates, but creative add-ons can introduce new sparkle. Restaurants from the Big Apple to Iowa to Florida share what they’re doing beyond the usual turkey dinner and hot, cinnamony cocktails.

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants Recognizes Leaders at Conference

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants recently recognized nine managers and two restaurants for their outstanding performance in 2017. The awards were presented at the company’s annual Leadership Conference, which was held earlier this month in Columbus, Ohio.

Pitchoun! Bakery Celebrates Win at AUI Pastry Cup

Pitchoun! Bakery announced its Chocolatier and Pastry Sous Chef, Kevin Clemenceau took first place at the 2017 AUI Pastry Cup Competition, held by Albert Ulster Imports (AUI) Fine Foods.The AUI Pastry Cup judges selected twelve competitors from across the country to showcase their creativity and expertise in a two-day, elimination style competition.

Chef Michelle Bernstein to Receive 2017 TORCH Award

The 2017 Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show announced that the recipient of this year's TORCH Award, which was created to honor talented chefs for the brilliance of their careers and the impact they have had on the industry and their surrounding community, will be Michelle Bernstein, owner/operator of MBC Michelle Bernstein Catering Company,a full-service catering company as well as her wildly popular café concept, Crumb on Parchment.

Smith & Wollensky to Celebrate 40th Anniversary in October

The Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group, Inc, a collection of iconic American steakhouses headquartered in Boston, is celebrating 40 years as America’s classic steakhouse this October. The original Smith & Wollensky location opened in 1977 in New York City, and has since become an institution known for its American hospitality and New-York style swagger.

ReThink Food Conference Draws Food, Design, and Technology Innovators

Food, technology, and design touch each of our lives every day. And, the link between the three is becoming even stronger. For the past four years, The Culinary Institute of America in collaboration with MIT Media Lab have convened reThink Food, a three-day event that gathers innovators from across the food, design, technology, and media sectors.

Cocktails in The City Making LA Debut in Fall

Angelenos will get a taste of the city’s thriving bar scene this fall when Cocktails in the City brings together leading cocktail bars from across Los Angeles to The Majestic Downtown for one night only on September 23.

Chicago's Italian Village Restaurants Celebrating 90 Years

Italian Village Restaurants, Chicago’s original Italian destination, is celebrating 90 years, marking an iconic milestone for the Capitanini family. Founded by Alfredo Capitanini in 1927, the Italian immigrant set out to give locals a genuine experience, offering the best cuisine from his homeland.

Bill of Fare Conference Brings Star-Studded Celebration to New Orleans

Stephen Torres, founder and director of Bill of Fare, a national event series that fuses food and culture, announces the dates for his 2017 Bill of Fare Conference. As the fifth annual conference, this year’s events showcase the connective thread between food and fine art, music and film on Monday, September 25 through Thursday, September 28.