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Stories with subject: Chefs
  • 3-star chef Benoit Violier found dead in apparent suicide 
    Updated: Feb-01-16 3:03 pm

    PARIS - Chef Benoit Violier, whose 3-star restaurant in western Switzerland with its game specialties recently topped a list of the world's best, has been found dead of a likely self-inflicted gunshot, police said Monday. He was 44.

  • 2 new French restaurants awarded Michelin's 3 stars 
    Updated: Feb-01-16 8:56 am

    PARIS - Two of Paris' ritziest dining establishments received the ultimate consecration Monday when they joined the select list of three-star restaurants in the 2016 Michelin Guide, the little red guide to the great and the good of French gastronomy.

  • Tropicana, Borgata reinvesting millions into casinos, hotels 
    Updated: Jan-28-16 10:52 am

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Two of Atlantic City's top casinos are reinvesting tens of millions of dollars into their gambling areas, hotels and entertainment venues.

  • Sushi, ramen eateries to pay $621,000 in back wages, damages 
    Updated: Jan-25-16 3:22 pm

    LOS ANGELES - A chain of Southern California sushi and ramen restaurants will pay more than $620,000 in back wages and damages after a federal investigation found it cheated chefs and other workers out of overtime pay.

  • Family of late New Orleans chef Prudhomme donates cookbooks 
    Updated: Jan-25-16 12:06 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - A museum in New Orleans dedicated to southern cuisine says the family of the late New Orleans chef Paul Prudhomme has donated his extensive cookbook collection to the museum.

  • Food truck gives the needy free lunch and a social circle 
    Updated: Jan-23-16 2:44 pm

    CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee - Mary Blackmon strolls up to the crowd around the food truck with the bearing of a queen. Even bundled up for a bitterly cold morning, she is clearly a beauty and is greeted like one with hugs and kisses and loads of "lookin' good!"

  • In struggling mill city, 24-year-old mayor seeks turnaround story has photos
    Updated: Jan-20-16 9:30 am

    FALL RIVER, Massachusetts - Jasiel Correia is 24 years old, the maker of a smartphone app, a former shoe salesman - and this hard-luck former manufacturing hub's third mayor in 13 months.

  • Sioux Falls chef to appear on Food Network show in March 
    Updated: Jan-19-16 6:20 pm

    SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - A well-known chef in Sioux Falls will soon have her skills shown on the small screen.

  • Obama and first lady visit Mexican restaurant with friends 
    Updated: Jan-16-16 7:47 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, have gone out for a Mexican meal.

  • Cruises 2016: Big new ships, submarine trips, 'voluntourism' 
    Updated: Jan-14-16 11:31 am

    NEW YORK - Underwater sightseeing in a glass submarine, shopping with a chef for dinner ingredients and volunteering with locals: These are some of the new options this season for cruise passengers.

  • In US, Asian night markets bring taste of the old and new 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 3:48 pm

    WESTMINSTER, California - Beneath the giant red sign illuminating the Asian Garden Mall in Southern California, slabs of jumbo, white squid are seared on a smoky grill. Nearby, children pluck fried potato slices off a stick and couples dance to Vietnamese ballads.

  • In US, Asian night markets bring taste of the old and new 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 12:24 pm

    WESTMINSTER, California - Beneath the giant red sign illuminating the Asian Garden Mall in Southern California, slabs of jumbo, white squid are seared on a smoky grill. Nearby, children pluck fried potato slices off a stick and couples dance to Vietnamese ballads.

  • Chef on a mission 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 10:09 am

    GILLETTE, Wyoming - Saipan is just about as far away from Wyoming as you can get. Yet that is nearly the exact route that Chef Shawn Sweeney took to land in the state.