Under the Toque: Olympic Menus, New Chefs at Jean Georges


Simon Hulstone and Heston Blumenthal have teamed up to create the menus that will be served to British Airways customers during the Olympics. [Eat Out]

Chef shuffles at Jean Georges: Mark Lapico is now executive chef; the new chef de cuisine is Erik Battes; Joe Murphy is in charge of pastries. [Jean Georges via Grub Street]

Bull & Bear in the Waldorf Astoria has a new executive chef, Will Lustberg, a former Hell’s Kitchen contestant. [Grub Street]

Alain Ducasse’s restaurant Adour finally got a new chef, Julien Jouhannaud, who previously worked for Ducasse at the Adour in Washington, D.C. [Diner’s Journal]

Is Hugh Acheson the Jamie Oliver of healthy cooking? [The Globe and Mail]

Marcus Samuelsson, Devin McDavid, and Tanya Holland on what it’s like to be the only African-American chef in the kitchen. [Chicago Tribune]

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