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IN THE KITCHEN: EVERYONE’S DIFFERENT – EVERYONE’S THE SAME

This story may not be true – but it could be. “We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.” -Jimmy Carter Chef Michel looked around his kitchen and reflected: “What an incredibly diverse group of people who are keeping this kitchen afloat.” The…

WE ARE COOKS

I was thinking back to a fantastic lecture that I attended maybe in 1982 or 1983 that was presented by Andre Soltner – one of the true great chefs of my generation. Soltner was, at the time, the chef/owner of Lutece in New York City – arguably the best French restaurant in America. The restaurant…