Michael Laiskonis, formerly the pastry chef of Le Bernardin in New York and now the creative director of the Institute of Culinary Education, is one of the pastry world's most gifted thinkers, teachers, and scientific tinkerers. We stepped into his kitchen to see what makes him tick.
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Chef Annie Pettry brings her bicoastal hospitality training to the southern menu at Louisville's Decca. Here's a glimpse at what makes her kitchen run, from a particular fish scaler to her very own lumberjack.
Chef Matthew Kirkley works with some of the freshest fish to be found in Chicago at his tasting menu restaurant, L2O. Here's a peek into his kitchen.
Chef Stephanie Izard's Chicago restaurants are full of tools and artifacts from her childhood. She took us on a tour of the equipment she cares about most.
San Francisco's Chef Matthew Accarrino has more accolades than we can list. So we dove into his kitchen to find out what makes it all happen in this month's Kitchen Close-ups.
Chef Jamie Malone is known for her umami-rich dishes and focus on sustainable seafood at Sea Change in Minneapolis. For the second installment of our Kitchen Close-Ups series, she shares what makes her kitchen hum and how she uses up all her extra sea urchin.
We're kicking off our Kitchen Close-Up series with Atlanta's celebrated chef Ford Fry, who sneaks us into his restaurant and shares the professional and personal items that help make his kitchen sing.