Timothy Hollingsworth, chef de cuisine of the French Laundry since summer 2009, has been participating in the first-ever chef de cuisine exchange program between his home restaurant and Per Se in New York.

Toqueland interviewed Hollingsworth, who possesses some of the deepest institutional knowledge of the Keller restaurant group, having moved up the ladder from commis to chef de cuisine, all at The French Laundry, and also serving as part of the opening team of Per Se. This is a deep and interesting interview, and Hollingsworth also reveals the NYC restaurants on his dining list.

(via The French Laundry’s Timothy Hollingsworth: The Toqueland Interview | Toqueland)

The Eighth Annual Pebble Beach Food & Wine Event in April

  The eighth annual ~PEBBLE BEACH FOOD & WINE~ is coming up fast, April 9th-12th, an international culinary extravaganza of eating, drinking, and general madness. Be sure to scoop up tickets to the events you don’t want to miss, from the opening evening reception to the weekend of Lexus tasting tent action (which always sells out). There will be many megawatt chefs in attendance, including Hugh Acheson, Dominique Crenn, Daniel Boulud, Anita Lo, Timothy Hollingsworth, Stephanie Izard, and Zak Pelaccio, to name only a few.  Don’t miss the many seminars, cooking demonstrations, special dinners and lunches, and of course,…
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