PARIS (AP) — French celebrity chef Alain Ducasse on Thursday unveiled a novel air ventilation system in one of his smallest Parisian restaurants to try to overcome the distancing restrictions...
MIAMI BEACH (AP) — From Rachael Ray to Bobby Flay, celebrity chefs are in town this weekend for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, where fine-palated foodies might not know that some of their...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A show filmed in Richmond by celebrity chef Guy Fieri will air next month on the Food Network.
A news release says that "a classic deli" cooking modern tastes like duck...
NEW YORK (AP) — After earthquakes, as hurricanes blow and drench, when wildfires chew through neighborhoods and volcanoes spew deadly lava, look for a gregarious chef toting huge and mighty paella...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — When celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich decided to open a restaurant in Pittsburgh's Strip District in 2001, she arrived in a neighborhood filled with warehouses and...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A three-week pregnancy discrimination trial against celebrity chef Thomas Keller and his acclaimed New York and Napa Valley restaurants is coming to a close.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Walk into Mawi Tortilleria and the aroma of corn tortillas still puffy-hot from the oven fills the one-room shop.
On Will Avelar's first visit, the smell instantly...
LONDON (AP) — Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's British restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, partly due to increased competition and escalating rents in local commercial...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A dog-friendly Wichita restaurant that celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay remodeled as part of a reality TV show is closing.
Owner Greg Buss posted Wednesday on social media...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hospitality workers in at least eight cities across the U.S. will picket starting Wednesday outside restaurants of celebrity chefs and offices of other business partners of a Las...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A celebrity chef is visiting Alaska's capital.
The Juneau Empire reports Gordon Ramsay arrived in the capital Sunday night.
He says he is shooting a television show.
Ramsay reported he had spent much of Monday at the Mendenhall Glacier and that he was having "an amazing time."
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — It's been nearly five months since the episode of celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay's "24 Hours to Hell and Back" featuring Wichita's Fetch Bistro aired.
And since that day, when the national spotlight landed on the dog-friendly restaurant owned by Greg and Pamela Buss, the owners have come to realize a few things.
Chief among them, Greg Buss said: Not all of the famous chef's ideas were quite right for his business.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mike Isabella once had more than a dozen restaurants in the Washington area. Now he's filed for bankruptcy after a sexual harassment lawsuit.
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman says in a lawsuit filed against Mario Batali that the celebrity chef forcibly kissed her and groped her in a Boston restaurant in 2017.
According to media reports, the suit filed Wednesday in Superior Court in Boston seeks unspecified damages for "severe emotional distress" including anxiety and self-doubt.
PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of people, among them scores of chefs and students of the culinary arts from around the world, gathered Friday to pay their respects to one of the masters of French cuisine, the late French chef Joel Robuchon.
The chefs, many wearing white uniforms but some clad in black, paid homage to Robuchon at a ceremony in Poitiers, the western French town where he was born just before the end of World War II. He died of cancer on Aug. 6 at 73.
NEW YORK (AP) — A national seafood distributor is defending its reputation amid plummeting sales after The Associated Press found it was not living up to a guarantee that all catch was local, wild, sustainable and traceable.
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MIAMI (AP) — Miami is trying to rebuild a neighborhood that was once a vibrant center for black culture, and a celebrity chef is contributing what he does best: food.
Marcus Samuelsson has bought a former pool hall in Miami's Overtown neighborhood and plans to open a restaurant there later this year.
PARIS (AP) — There's no evidence of foul play or violence in celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain's death in a French hotel room, a French prosecutor said Saturday.
The famed cook, writer and host of the CNN series "Parts Unknown" killed himself Friday in a luxury hotel in the ancient village of Kaysersberg, Christian de Rocquigny, the prosecutor of Colmar in France's eastern Alsace region, told The Associated Press in a phone interview.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A North Dakota newspaper columnist who received online vitriol in 2012 for her glowing review of an Olive Garden in Grand Forks said Saturday she was grateful that Anthony Bourdain came to her defense as others ridiculed her prose about the town's hottest new Italian restaurant.
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — The celebratory mood at the Moschino's fashion show tinged with sadness over recent deaths of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain.
Actress-model Jaime King had met both but was more familiar with Spade, having started to work with the fashion icon when she was 14.
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of Anthony Bourdain (all times local):
Four days before his death, celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain was tucking into sauerkraut and roasted ham in the eastern French town of Colmar, just miles from the village of Kaysersberg where his life ended.
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mario Batali's three Las Vegas Strip restaurants will shut down July 27, officials said Friday, as the celebrity chef faces sexual misconduct allegations from multiple women.
Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group partner Joe Bastianich sent a letter to nearly 300 workers about the closures of Carnevino Italian Steakhouse, B&B Ristorante and Otto Enoteca e Pizzeria at The Venetian and Palazzo resorts. He promised to visit the restaurants to speak to employees.
NEW YORK (AP) — The restaurant group co-owned by Mario Batali says it has been "actively negotiating" to buy out the celebrity chef facing sexual misconduct allegations.
The B&B Hospitality Group says Batali and partner Joe Bastianich have signed a letter of intent and final terms could be set by July 1.
The New York Police Department confirmed it's investigating Batali after a woman told "60 Minutes" that Batali drugged and sexually assaulted her in 2005.
ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland (AP) — Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain's TV show has angered some Newfoundlanders after using a certain diminutive nickname many find offensive.
The Twitter account for CNN's "Parts Unknown" used the term "Newfie" in a promotional tweet for this week's episode on local cuisine and landscapes in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Reservations are now being accepted for celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay's newest steakhouse located in Atlantic City.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Blink-182 will have regularly scheduled shows in Las Vegas starting in May after agreeing to a residency at a theater at the Palms casino-resort.
The "pop-punk" band and the parent company of the casino-resort, Station Casinos, on Monday announced the series of shows.
Palms general manager Jon Gray says the band is the "perfect fit for a true rock residency" at the property's Pearl Concert Theater.
NEW YORK (AP) — The bass got an extra tasty role at the Metropolitan Opera. Instead of a prop, Ildebrando D'Arcangelo was served fresh pasta cooked by celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich.
Bastianich prepared the course on stage during a performance of Donizetti's "L'Elisir d'Amore (The Elixir of Love)" that was televised to movie theaters around the world on Saturday. D'Arcangelo sang Dr. Dulcamara, a medicine man who purports to sell a love potion that in fact is wine.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gordon Ramsay will open a steakhouse this summer at Harrah's casino in Atlantic City.
It is set to open Memorial Day weekend and will be the second Atlantic City restaurant for the celebrity chef, who opened a pub at Caesars casino in 2015.
He is the star of Fox's "Hell's Kitchen," ''The F Word with Gordon Ramsay," ''24 Hours to Hell & Back," and "MasterChef."
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Celebrity chef Mario Batali stepped away from his restaurant empire and cooking show "The Chew" on Monday as he said that reports of sexual misconduct "match up" to his behavior.
LONDON (AP) — Celebrity chef Antonio Carluccio, who helped popularize inexpensive Italian fare as the founder of an eponymous restaurant chain and a prolific cookbook writer, has died. He was 80.
His death was announced on Carluccio's website, by the restaurant business on Twitter and by his agent on Wednesday. The cause was not immediately revealed.
Carluccio, who was born and raised in Italy, had restaurants in Britain, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates bearing his name.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The overhaul of the Palms hotel-casino in Las Vegas now also includes new nightlife offerings, as well as celebrity chef restaurants.
Parent company Station Casinos on Tuesday announced another set of renovations for the hotel that is located about a mile west of the Las Vegas Strip.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A television show hosted by celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse is at the center of a brewing court battle pitting the Florida House against the producer behind the cooking show.
The Republican-controlled House wants years of records detailing how the show spent millions of dollars paid out by the state's tourism agency and how much was paid directly to Lagasse.
NEW YORK (AP) — In the three weeks since the string of allegations against Harvey Weinstein first began, an ongoing domino effect has tumbled through not just Hollywood but at least a dozen other industries. It's open season on open secrets.
Nearly every day has brought new allegations of sexual harassment, assault or misconduct, and subsequent firings, dismissals or the distancing of men in various stations of power, from highly regarded media pundits to celebrity chefs.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The steakhouse at Harrah's New Orleans Casino is now called BH Steak — instead of Besh Steak.
The change, reported by New Orleans media, comes a week after the casino broke ties with celebrity chef John Besh. The action followed an investigative story by NOLA.comThe Times-Picayune about allegations of sexual harassment involving the business.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans celebrity chef John Besh stepped down from management of the restaurant group that bears his name after a newspaper reported that 25 women who are current or former employees of the business said they were victims of sexual harassment by male co-workers and bosses.
NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrity chef and restaurateur Bobby Flay says he will close his New York restaurant, Bar Americain, early next year.
Flay and his business partner, Laurence Kretchmer, said in a statement that renewing the lease for the brasserie in midtown Manhattan would have required an expensive overhaul of the space.
NEW YORK (AP) — Gourmet fun or just plain cheesy?
A three-day pop-up restaurant devoted to Cheetos, yes Cheetos, opened in Manhattan on Tuesday, with every table already booked with diners ready to pay between $8 and $22 for such creations as Cheetos meatballs, Cheetos crusted fried pickles, Cheetos tacos, Mac n' Cheetos and even Cheetos cheesecake.
MIAMI (AP) — Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay cooked up a unique dish while filming in Florida: Burmese python.
Ramsay joined Kyle Penniston of Miami on July 15 to hunt invasive pythons in the Everglades for an upcoming episode of his competitive-cooking television variety show "The F Word with Gordon Ramsay."
Green Goddess Dressing was created at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, an opulent 19th century hotel noted for its celebrity chefs. In those days, celebrity chefs were not Food Network Stars, but usually white-toqued men either from, or trained in, Europe. No one was yelling "Bam!" so much back then.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Samantha Harris is the host of a Fox TV cooking contest show airing next month.
Fox said Monday that Harris will host "Culinary Genius," a half-hour show produced by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay.
Harris is a former co-host of "Dancing with the Stars" and "Entertainment Tonight."
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Restaurateur and celebrity chef Hugh Acheson says his restaurant in Savannah is closing.
The James Beard Award winner and judge from the television cooking show "Top Chef" opened The Florence three years ago in a former ice factory located well outside the downtown historic district that's home to most of Savannah's upscale eateries.
As any fan of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain knows, food is more than raw ingredients. To understand a bowl of noodles or a perfectly formed dumpling, a foodie must understand the people who make it, the place where it is made, and the deeply rooted history of both.
NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrity chef Bobby Flay hopes he's latched onto another winner in the Belmont Stakes.
Flay purchased a 25 percent interest in J Boys Echo on Wednesday before the draw that assigned post positions for Saturday's $1.5 million race. The other 75 percent belongs to Albaugh Family Stable.
Last year, Flay bought an interest in Creator just before the colt won the Belmont by a nose.