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Who is your favorite single restaurant chef?

eddie money Apr 9, 2008 05:54 PM

By single restaurant what I mean is a chef that you will almost always find in the kitchen unless its their day off. So obviously I'm not talking about Batali or Boulud here. Looking for chefs who work their craft on a daily basis and create wonderful food.

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    jhopp217 RE: eddie money Apr 9, 2008 08:56 PM

    That's a tough one, because if anyone knows someone they would be biased. I had a chef make me a dinner at a diner once that was out of this world. Honestly can't even remember the emal,. but it was all basic stuff, but to perfection

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      thegreekone RE: eddie money Apr 9, 2008 09:14 PM

      Wylie Dufresne WD50 (whether ppl get it or not, he is there)

      Scott Bryan (when he was at Veritas)

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        RGR RE: thegreekone Apr 10, 2008 01:23 AM

        It was just announced that Scott Bryan is taking over the kitchen a Lever House. I, too, was a fan of his at Veritas and look forward to his return to the NYC dining scene.

        My favorite NYC chef is, without a doubt, Daniel Humm. No surprise to regulars here who know that I adore Eleven Madison Park and Chef Humm's extraordinary cuisine.

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          Will4Food RE: RGR Apr 10, 2008 05:26 AM

          Alex Urena

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