Regina Varolli was a guest on Shari Bayer’s popular podcast All in the Industry this week, and these lively ladies lit up the airwaves!
A self-respecting server speaks up for FOH workers and calls for an end to the negative attitudes they don’t deserve
Chefs and consumers are rejecting the big, bad meat business, and are shifting towards small, sustainable farms, read what these farmers are doing to benefit the animals and the planet
An in-depth discussion with Dominique Crenn about activism and politics. Part One of a two-part series of interviews with CulEpi Editor-in-Chief Regina Varolli
A world-renowned food photographer shares his philosophy for capturing the work of chefs like Dan Barber, José Andrés, Daniel Boulud, and Dominique Ansel
A Serbian food historian and avid baker sets out to bake bread with holy water and creates the Bread of Inclusion
A ground-breaking Poem from Pastry Chef Omar Zahirovic expressing the beauty and the beast that is life on the line.
Chef León shares what happened when he and his husband / business partner ran a Gay Pride Month FB Ad for their restaurant Amilinda – plus a little history of Pride Month!
Decades ago, Uliks Fehmiu was displaced by the war in the former Yugoslavia, today he talks about his take on fear and isolationism, and how he built a successful business in the U.S. with his lifelong friends
On the one year anniversary of the passing of Anthony Bourdain, we honor his life and memory through the moving words of Pastry Chef Francisco Migoya’s personal tribute.
Culinary Industry Angel Investor Joanne Wilson shares her keen insights into success, diversity, and investing in women
Pastry Chef Omar Zahirović is fasting for Ramadan, for him it’s a journey of memories, appreciation, and personal betterment
Op-Ed: Renowned Pastry Chef Miro Uskokovic takes action in his community to defend women’s reproductive rights and support Planned Parenthood
Chefs across the country are joining forces for Chefs Cycle, a 300-mile charity bike ride supporting No Kid Hungry
As a frightening wave of anti-Semitism spreads across America, Author and Executive Chef & Co-Owner of Kachka and Kachinka Bonnie Morales speaks up about swastikas carved in her restaurant by vandals
Choose your pet’s food with as much care as you choose your own, they can’t read labels for themselves!
The bold voice of IG thought-leader @culinaryharassment ushers readers through the rocky path of a cook’s life
The 8th Annual Brisket King Competition is coming to Brooklyn, and with it, some surprising secret recipes!
Chatting with James Beard Finalist Pichet Ong about cherry blossoms, the DC food scene, and keeping his career on the up
French Chefs in New York City speak out against the Yellow Vests destruction of Restaurant Fouquet in Paris
An in-depth interview with Francisco Migoya, co-author of the James Beard Award Winner “Modernist Bread”
Chef Mimi Weissenborn hosts Women’s Dinner Series alongside Chef Elizabeth Falkner to ignite conversation and create community for women in the industry.
A new online experience lets users wheel virtual shopping carts around a virtual supermarket to uncover some of the actual stories of our food system—from farm to fork
One of the first celebrity chefs, Jeremiah Tower of the legendary Stars and Chez Panisse shares the exciting tales of his infamous and innovative career
A land-locked chef encourages her colleagues coast-to-coast to get involved in the sustainable seafood movement at Chefs for Fish
StarChefs has announced its New York Rising Stars! Check out the full list here, and find tickets to the Gala Tasting Event!
World-renowned pastry chef Michael Laiskonis is serving a stunning dessert tasting menu on New York’s Upper West Side
Go behind the scenes of Netflix The Final Table with Chef-Competitor Aaron Bludorn in this in-depth interview
The woman who introduced foie gras to USA reacts to Supreme Court decision, warns California chefs against “nuisance lawsuit from publicity-seeking animal rights extremists”
Testing professional pastry recipes in a super sucky home kitchen can lead to the best results for your readers
Legendary sugar artist Kerry Vincent of Food Network’s Holiday Gingerbread Showdown shares holiday memories and handy tricks for gingerbread!
Chefs are glamorized every day in the media, yet the everyday job of a chef isn’t all that glamorous.
An app connects home cooks to chefs who guide them as they learn to cook, and the chefs earn extra dough!
There’s aggressive calls for people to change their diet to eliminate meat. But why jump to this extreme?
There’s so many reasons to make it to the industry’s premier event, here’s CulEpi’s round-up of the best of ’em!
Expert butchers Jocelyn Guest and Erika Nakamura strive toward changing kitchen culture for the better, not just for other women, but for all of us!
A conversation with Author and Spice Master Lior Lev Sercarz, whose spices are sought after by Michelin-starred chefs and savvy home cooks alike
Join me at this year’s Pig Island Festival in Red Hook, Brooklyn and eat all the pork our local chefs have to offer!
As she prepares for the launch of the new Pastry Arts Magazine, renowned food editor and cookbook author Tish Boyle takes us on a journey through her passion-fueled career path
Chef Rodolfo Guzmán opens up about his struggle and his success in bringing indigenous ingredients to Chilean fine dining
Introducing CulEpi’s Resto Widow, a real-life “restaurant widow” chronicling her journey through the ups and downs of love in the hospitality industry
Many winemakers and others in the culinary/hospitality industry give a lot to charity, but does the money always go where we think it will?
Across the country, nightlife venues deal with violence on a regular basis. One NYC organization is helping them turn the tables on this pervasive problem.
In Mexico some prejudice surrounding mezcal remains, yet less and less people still prefer to drink whiskey or some other imported liquor.
NYC restaurant supports its Sous Chef by raising funds for his critical neurosurgery with Family Meal dinner events and a GoFundMe campaign.
As women’s reproductive rights are increasingly under threat, Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi steps us in defense of Planned Parenthood and the Affordable Care Act
Chefs Pichet Ong and Atlas Manuel Amante share their experiences working in kitchens, where the personal and professional inevitably collide.
Speaking with Beth Falk and Adam Moskowitz made me want to celebrate what cheesemongers do, big time. I saw their responsibility in a new light, and its importance dawned on me.
June 20th is World Refugee Day, and in cities around the globe, chefs are literally standing with refugees, in their restaurants and kitchens, cooking up traditional dishes from the refugee chefs’ home countries.
Check out this collaboration between Thomas Schauer of TASTE in Motion and Dominique Ansel for Ansel’s cookbook The Secret
I have never been this kind of sad. It is a new and different kind of sadness that has many angles and layers.
Our industry awoke today to learn of the loss of Anthony Bourdain, a hit so hard, that even those who never had the privilege to know or even to meet him are feeling a deep personal sadness. In a time when many public figures are not, Anthony Bourdain was real, he was honest, he was openly flawed, and that’s why we loved him.
When it comes to giving a second chance at a career after incarceration, the hospitality industry has been way ahead of the U.S. Government
After seventeen years of cooking under the radar, today Stephen Harris is one of England’s most celebrated chefs.
Claus Meyer changed the Danish food culture and transformed Denmark from culinary wasteland to front-runner…