Jean-Georges Vongerichten

A Look at the English + Vongerichten Empires; Food Trucks Beget Restaurants; Kids and Restaurants; Picky Eaters Cooper + Seinfeld on Pancakes vs. Waffles

Dining and restaurant news… * Pair of kings. A look at the culinary empires of Todd English and Jean-Georges Vongerichten. [HuffPost] * Keep on truckin’. Or not, if you wind up with your own brick and mortar restaurant. [Chicago Business] * When Jerry met Anderson. Picky eaters Anderson Cooper and Jerry Seinfeld complain about food. [...]

Top Chef Just Desserts Season 2 Episode 5: Like Water for Chocolate

Episode 5 of Top Chef Just Desserts season 2 tapped into two important childhood experiences — the candy bar and the water park. Le Bernardin‘s Executive Pastry Chef Michael Laiskonis talks about both with us this week. Pichet Ong! He’s all kinds of amazing. I am so curious to see his reactions to what he’s served. [...]

Fast Company’s 10 Most Creative People in Food: And the Winners Are…

Fast Company magazine released its list of the 10 most creative people in food. In addition to OpenTable CEO Jeff Jordan, chef-restaurateurs Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Dan Barber made the list. Vongerichten’s restaurants include Chambers Kitchen, Jean Georges, JoJo, Market by Jean Georges, Matsugen, Mercer Kitchen, Nougatine at Jean Georges, Perry Street, Spice Market, Vong, Vong’s [...]