Wondering “who’s who” on the culinary scene this Fall? Well, you’re in luck! Over here at Food Republic, we took it upon ourselves to track down the top three chefs to watch now. And the best part? They’re all on the Macy’s Culinary Council! Here, our picks, their restaurants and a signature recipe from each of them that you can make at home - bon appétit!
With over 25 years under his belt, Chef Takashi can do no wrong. James Beard award winner and Top Chef Master, you might be surprised to learn that this king of the kitchen is self-taught! His food is a reflection of his Eastern heritage fused with Western flavors and contemporary techniques. The result? Flavor heaven.
Slurping Turtle in Chicago, IL
Chef Yagihashi’s Kurobuta Short Rib Potpie
What started as a love for cooking (and eating) in his parents’ Mandarin restaurant in Dayton, OH, blossomed into a passion for food. After receiving classic training at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris and Cornell University in upstate New York, Chef Tsai opened his award-winning restaurant, Blue Ginger, just outside of Boston. He is also Host and Executive Producer of Simply Ming, bringing the best of Asian cuisine to his faithful fans season after season.
Blue Ginger in Wellesley, Massachusetts
Chef Tsai’s Tea-Smoked Salmon Carpaccio
Before she teamed up with Mario Batali to open a pizzeria and restaurant under the name Mozza, Silverton fell in love with the art of bread making at Lenôtre in Paris, and went on to open her own, popular bread-heaven, La Brea Bakery. She even worked as Pastry Chef to Wolfgang Puck at Spago in the 1980’s!
Osteria Mozza in Los Angeles, California
Chef Silverton’s Eggplant Caponata