Stachowski’s Deli and Market

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Featured Chef

Stachowski’s  Deli and Market

Stachowski’s Deli and Market Georgetown, Washington D.C. By: Joe Ciminera In the Georgetown section of Washington D.C., the name Stachowski is synonymous with high-quality sausages, choice meats and fresh seafood. When Jamie Stachowski and his wife Carolyn sold their well-regarded Restaurant Kolumbia, customers realized...

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Ford’s Fish Shack

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in Featured Chef

Ford’s Fish Shack

Ford’s Fish Shack Ashburn and South Riding Virginia By:  Joe Ciminera  Tony Stafford, the Executive Chef and Owner of Ford’s Fish Shack, has been walking a tightrope since 2010 when he opened his first location in suburban Virginia. “When we first opened, we were...

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Batard

Posted by on Sep 24, 2015 in Featured Chef

Batard

Batard By: Joe Ciminera As crowded as a Manhattan sidewalk, the dining scene in New York City makes it extremely difficult for a newcomer to set itself apart from the staunch competition. Batard, awarded the 2015 James Beard Award for Best New...

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Osteria 177

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in Featured Chef

Osteria 177

Osteria 177, Annapolis, MD By: Joe Ciminera acclaimed Osteria 177, situated in Annapolis, MD, to three elements in particular. “Quality, consistency and service,” said Ottaviano. “You can’t cut corners if you want to be on top.” Ottaviano, the owner and executive chef of...

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Baia Restaurant

Posted by on Jul 24, 2015 in Featured Chef

Baia Restaurant

  Baia Restaurant, Somers Point, NJ A Jersey Shore Favorite with a Taste of Italy By: Joe Ciminera Picture yourself staring out onto a sun-kissed bay with a glass of wine in your hand as you listen to waves gently break against a...

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Chef Jeff Black

Posted by on Apr 11, 2015 in Featured Chef

Chef Jeff Black

Chef and restaurateur Jeff Black has established himself as a force in the Washington D.C. community through a lifetime of commitment to the restaurant industry and philanthropic efforts within the community. Jeff and Barbara Black opened their first restaurant, the...

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Chef Nick Lester

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 in Featured Chef

Chef Nick Lester

One Pennsylvania chef recently made a splash in Tennessee, but he wasn’t in the kitchen. He was in a boat. Sort of. Nick Lester is the Executive Chef at Green Valley Country Club in Lafayette Hill, PA. He is also an...

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Chef Jeff Malloy

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in Featured Chef

Chef Jeff Malloy

In Boston’s historic North End, Italian food is king and Chef Jeff Malloy is using his experience in Italian cuisine to help Carmen Trattoria take the throne. After honing his skills at some of Boston’s finest restaurants such as Pulinella, Pomodoro,...

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Chef Willie Brockington

Posted by on Feb 8, 2015 in Featured Chef

Chef Willie Brockington

driving up Mount Penn to a beautiful, medieval style castle that has been overlooking Berks County for more than 80 years. Upon entering Stokesay Castle, you're led into an atmosphere of elegance. You can sense the rich history of time with...

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