Pierre Gagnaire

Culinary Masters 2015: Nicolas Delaroque of Nico, San Francisco

To view each chef’s full competition menu and recipes—as well as additional photos and videos—go to robbreport.com/culinarymasters. Nominating Chef: Nancy Oakes Location: The St. Regis New York, an elegant midtown setting for a patch of Northern California locavorism. The Event: Delaroque “loves vegetables,” as master chef Nancy Oakes noted, and his first course—carrots with chicory powder […]

Food and Consequences

Master chefs take up the challenge of searching kitchens around the globe for today’s top emerging talents—five remarkable individuals whose lives and careers will be transformed this fall during Robb Report’s third annual Culinary Masters Competition. An excellent dinner can have results other than a sated appetite. In 1485, for instance, King Ferdinand I of Naples laid […]

Radical Nature

Pierre Gagnaire is inspired by Jean-Marc Boyer’s intense dedication to terroir.  Fearless, daring, and profoundly inventive, Pierre Gagnaire has been called the world’s most inspiring chef thanks to such creations as garlic ravioli in truffle sauce with spring vegetables, rocket juices with tarragon, Bordeaux cannelés, thin-sliced veal kidney with turmeric-tinted grapefruit-and-Guinness sour essence, and a […]