Amanda moslษ Friedman

moslษ Friedman
Under the Toque: American chef Rose blossoms at Spring in Paris 
It’s possible that Daniel Rose won Le Figaroscope’s “best improbable success” award because perhaps nobody...
UNDER THE TOQUE: Cavagnini looks for honesty, punctuality in his Italian kitchen 
Adriano Cavagnini’s passion for food and his enthusiasm for the ever-changing demands of hotel dining...
Appealing websites make a difference with younger, tech-savvy dining crowd 
As one of the so-called “Millennials,” or people born between 1977 and 1998, I spend...
Having Words with Alan Parker Chief Executive, Whitbread PLC 

It’s difficult to summarize the scope of Alan Parker’s contributions to British hospitality. Since starting at his family’s restaurant, he has charted a path that has made him one of the industry’s most respected members. In 2004, Parker assumed his current position as chief executive of Whitbread PLC, Britain’s leading hospitality company. Whitbread focuses on three divisions: budget hotels—Premier Travel Inn; restaurants—400 outlets, including Brewers, Fayre and Beefeater; and coffee shops—the 500-unit Costa Coffee.

Under the Toque: Michel Roux Jr. keeps tradition alive at Le Gavroche 
Le Gavroche was opened in 1967 by brothers Albert and Michel Roux. In 1974, it...
Under the Toque: Tom Norrington-Davies keeps his produce and ideas fresh 
There was a week recently when it seemed difficult to open a London paper without...
On the Menu: Vanilla 
“Some people say vanilla is boring,” says Matthieu Destandau, restaurant director of Vanilla, a recent...
Nancy Lam gives fusion cuisine a colorful new personality 
Nancy Lam, the ninth of 10 children, came from modest beginnings in Singapore. Today she...
Illinois restaurant patrons, employees say goodbye, good riddance to smoke 
At presstime, Illinois was on the verge of joining 19 other states in banning smoking...
Hot-tempered, wild-haired, chain-smoking, triple-named and thrice-married, Marco Pierre White once was as famous for his...
UNDER THE TOQUE: With retirement looming, Pierroz leaves his legacy in the kitchen 
When Roland Pierroz, chef-owner of the Hotel Rosalp in Verbier, Switzerland, retires later this year,...
Simon Dobson 
On Simon Dobson’s upcoming 40th birthday on Oct. 28, the National Football League will play...
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