Natacha Gomez

Top Chef: Natacha Gomez “Keep Cooking with Love”

This Q&A first published in the Spring 2015 print edition. Get to know “Chef Natacha Gomez” Q: Where did you grow up? A: I grew up on the northern side of Haiti, the beautiful town of Cap-Haitien. Q: When did you know you wanted to be a chef? A: “When my father opened his first restaurant in … Continue reading “Top Chef: Natacha Gomez “Keep Cooking with Love””

Stephan Durand

Top Chef: Stephan Durand “I want to cook until I can’t anymore”

This Q&A first published in the Spring 2015 print edition. Get to know “Chef Stephan Durand” Q: Where did you grow up? A: Most of my young life was spent in Haiti, however, I also spent part of my childhood in NY and DC. Q: When did you know you wanted to be a chef? A: … Continue reading “Top Chef: Stephan Durand “I want to cook until I can’t anymore””

Chef Jouvens Jean

Top Chef: Jouvens Jean “The Chef with a Jujitsu Belt”

This Q&A first published in the Spring 2015 print edition. Get to know “Chef Jouvens Jean” Q: Where did you grow up? A: In Nassau, Bahamas. Q: When did you know you wanted to be a chef? A: I was a 16-year-old prep cook and witnessed how the Executive Chef commanded the attention and praise of the … Continue reading “Top Chef: Jouvens Jean “The Chef with a Jujitsu Belt””

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