Lunch Break: Meet OpenTable Employee Tori Tsu

This edition of Lunch Break showcases OpenTable employee and San Francisco brand marketing manager Tori Tsu. She adores avocado, despises doing the dishes, and is a fan of craft cocktails. Tori has dined at The French Laundry, would have nopa prepare her last meal, and aspires to visit noma in Copenhagen. Read on for her local dining tips.

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To join Tori and her colleagues at OpenTable, view opportunities around the world and apply to take a seat at our table at http://www.opentable.com/careers/.

 

2015 James Beard Awards: Restaurant + Chef Winners #JBFA

michael anthonyThe 2015 James Beard Awards were held last night in Chicago. We’re pleased to highlight and congratulate this year’s winners. These chefs and restaurants represent the very best in dining across the nation. Make a reservation at a James Beard Award-winning restaurant today.

WINNING RESTAURANTS INCLUDE:

Best New Restaurant
Bâtard, New York, New York

Outstanding Restaurant
Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Pocantico Hills, New York

Outstanding Wine Program
A16, San Francisco, California

NOMINATED CHEFS INCLUDE:

Outstanding Chef
Michael Anthony, Gramercy Tavern, New York, New York

Rising Star Chef of the Year
Jessica Largey, Manresa, Los Gatos, California

Best Chef: Great Lakes
Jonathon Sawyer, The Greenhouse Tavern, Cleveland, Ohio

Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic
Spike Gjerde, Woodberry Kitchen, Baltimore, Maryland

Best Chef: Midwest
Gerard Craft, Niche, Clayton, MissouriContinue Reading

Lunch Break: Meet OpenTable Employee Mike Fishman

Today’s edition of Lunch Break highlights OpenTable employee and Chicago account executive Mike Fishman. He’s never worked in a restaurant, but that hasn’t stopped him from becoming a restaurant expert in the Windy City. He loves ramen, is a regular at the Paramount Room, and absolutely refuses to share his dessert. Consider yourself warned, sweets stealers.

 

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To join Mike and his colleagues at OpenTable, view opportunities around the world and apply to take a seat at our table at http://www.opentable.com/careers/.

 

 

 

In Season: Spring Restaurant Weeks

spring restaurant weeksWe love everything about spring, from the first seasonal vegetables that grace our plates when we dine out to the warmer weather that means al fresco eating is in our future. On top of that, we’re looking forward to another round of restaurant weeks in cities across the country. Try a new restaurant, visit an old favorite — or both — during a restaurant week near you.

* Seattle Restaurant Week awaits with $15 lunches + $30 dinners, April 12-16 and April 19-23 (excluding April 18 + 19). Reserve now.

* Manayunk Restaurant Week has multi-course lunches + dinners for $35 and under, April 12-24. Reserve now.

* Jersey Shore Restaurant Week washes ashore with  $30.14 dinners, April 17-26. Reserve now.

* Buckhead Restaurant Week offers Atlanta diners delicious $25 + $35 dinners, April 18-26. Reserve now.

* Chicago Chef Week highlights the city’s best chef-driven restaurants with $22 lunches + $44 dinners, April 19-24. Reserve now.

* Walnut Creek Restaurant Week delights with $20 lunches and $30 + $40 dinners, April 19-26. Reserve now.Continue Reading