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This edition: Veteran Chefs, Restaurant Operators and the Media

Episode Details

Original tape date: August 16, 2012.

First aired: September 11, 2012.

Hosting a lively conversation, Michael Stoler and good friend and frequent guest, Drew Nieporent, president, The Myriad Restaurant Group, along with the "creme-de-la-creme" of the restaurant world: NY Times best selling author of Yes, Chef and chef at the Red Rooster Harlem, Marcus Samuelsson; author of Young Man and the Sea, and master chef at Esca, David Pasternack; author of The Modern Seafood Cook and chef/innovator with Restaurant Associates, Ed Brown compare memories of American cuisine 25 years ago to the "incredible food" served today, across the country, including ethnic and local cuisine. The conversation then moves to the business of the restaurant business: as Stoler put it "this is a tough business-the register has to work."

Guest List

Ed Brown Chef/Innovator, Restaurant Associates

Drew Nieporent President, The Myriad Restaurant Group

David Pasternack Chef-Partner, Esca

Marcus Samuelsson Chef, Red Rooster Harlem/Marcus Samuelsson Group

Michael Stoler Host, The Stoler Report