Chefs and Restaurants

Which French Chef Inspires You The Most?

Plate Staff

Alain Ducasse and Didier Elena. Working for the Ducasse group and the caliber of people behind that group was some of the best exposure of what great technique and building on flavor is about. The details matter. Elena (who worked for Ducasse for more than 25 years) was so influential to me in regards to building flavors, seeking out the best products, and the intensity of running a kitchen with...