Possibly most of you readers are wondering, “Why do [I] want to eat at Bouchon Bistro when you do have two Bouchon Bakeries in New York City?” (The newest location at Rockefeller Center opened on May 10, 2011.) The simple answer is this: The NYC locations do not have a sit-down restaurant version like the one in Vegas, Yountville, CA or Beverly Hills, CA. The cafe portion of Bouchon Bakery in the Upper West Side looks and feels like a cafeteria with fairly high prices (the latter is expected because of Chef Keller’s prestige). I’m certainly not a fan of..
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Chefs Paul Bocuse, Jerome Bocuse (Paul’s son), Daniel Boulud, and Thomas Keller with CIA President Dr. Tim Ryan, and other CIA Graduates I’ve had the privilege of heading over to the Culinary Institute of America‘s special intimate chefs panel discussing the iconic person behind nouvelle cuisine Chef Paul Bocuse at The New York Mariott Marquis hotel, this past Wednesday, as he was awarded Chef of the Century. This panel featured Chefs Daniel Boulud, Thomas Keller, and his son Jerome Bocuse discussing how Paul influenced their choice to be a chef as well as how the restaurant industry changed because of..