What the Diner (Hopefully) Doesn’t Notice
At Le Bernardin, one of New York’s premier four-star restaurants, excellence happens best when it’s not seen at all… 138 more words
The center of attention in a four-star restaurant may be the food, but it’s the service before, during, and after that creates the experience.
At Le Bernardin in New York City, the service is as much the creation of Executive Chef Eric Ripert as is his exquisite dishes. 500 more words
…at a four-star restaurant provides excellent lessons for hospitality in the church.
With one son who is a chef and kitchen manager for a national restaurant chain and another who just finished four years of culinary school and is working as a line cook in one of Charlotte’s top-rated restaurants, I have a serious interest in all things food. 337 more words
“Lebanon was life changing,” said Anthony Bourdain at lunch last week, sitting next to us, speaking softly. He had just gotten back from filming the next season of his globe-hopping, tapas-tasting extravaganza of a television show, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, in the war-torn city of Beirut. 902 more words
I first learned how delicious chorizo sausage and firm-fleshed white fish were together when I was 15 years old. It was at Le Bernardin, Eric Ripert’s bastion of seafood done to perfection, and I, a summer intern forced to borrow a suit jacket from my uncle to meet the strict dress code. 610 more words