In Park City, Utah, new restaurants and creative menus are arriving on the scene, along with inventive chefs who are adding their own unique style to the area’s gastronomic offerings.
Chef Zane Holmquist is the vice president of food and beverage operations at the luxurious Stein Eriksen Lodge in Deer Valley. He explains that the dining options in the area have been enhanced greatly in recent years and the restaurants offer exceptional menus all year long.
For many cruise passengers, dining is an essential part of the voyage. And cruise ships today serve up quality culinary options that provide guests with enriching experiences onboard.
For the expert (and celebrity) chefs who create the menus for these literal moving feasts, having a restaurant at sea affords an array of opportunities, as well as challenges (think safety, space and sourcing concerns). Here, they offer their perspectives on creatively cooking at sea.
Like a hot shooter at the dice table, the Atlantic City restaurant scene is on a proverbial roll. Whether you crave a taste of classics from “Boardwalk Empire” or a modern meal from a culinary superstar, this shore town runs the gamut when it comes to gastronomy.
Known as a favorite Southern California desert escape, Palm Springs has recently become a culinary oasis as well.
Gabriel Woo, chef at the Barn Kitchen says, "It is a very exciting time for the Palm Springs food scene. As the area introduces more events and activities to draw a variety of experience-seekers, the food scene is becoming more chef-oriented, leading to diverse cuisines at the helm of talented, industry-conscious, socially involved individuals."
Andrés is an internationally-recognized culinary master, as well as an activist, author, educator, TV personality, and proprietor of 31 highly-acclaimed restaurants. Famous for his ground-breaking, creative menus and avant-garde gastronomic style, Andrés is hailed as a pioneer of inventive Spanish tapas in the United States.
Throughout his career, chef Jeremiah Tower has accomplished much with elegance and charm. Known as the creative force behind the California culinary revolution, Tower famously worked as chef de cuisine at Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California in the 1970s. Then, in San Francisco in the 80s, he opened Stars restaurant, a critically-acclaimed “see and be seen” hotspot.
Chef Emeril Lagasse is known worldwide for his innovative dishes, award-winning restaurants and overall exuberance. As one of the original celebrity chefs, Emeril has hosted more than 2,000 shows on the Food Network throughout his career. Most recently, in 2016, he launched an original series on Amazon, called Eat the Word with Emeril Lagasse.
Hopscotching across the globe is not for the faint of heart, but Anthony Bourdain makes it look easy. With a high-octane career that involves discovering interesting people and culinary experiences in the world’s far-flung destinations, Bourdain is undoubtedly an enthusiastic advocate for adventure. Even when this chef-turned-writer-turned-television-host slows down for a moment, his mind tends to buzz.