Meet the Chef: Jimmy Canora of Valentino’s on the Green
Watch the video as Kristen Hess interviews Chef de CuisineJimmy Canora at Valentino’s on the Green – the legendary fine dining Italian restaurant in Bayside Queens. The Chef demonstrates his infamous dish Chicken Breast Valentino with Creamy Polenta, Wild Mushrooms, Roasted Spring Vegetables and Madeira Wine Sauce and discusses his background and history as a Chef and Cookbook Author.
Meet the Chef: An interview with Chef Andrew Whitney, dell’anima
Watch the video of a behind the scenes interview with myself and Andrew Whitney, Chef de Cuisine at dell’anima, a charming and popular Italian trattoria located in Greenwich Village, NYC, as he talks about his culinary background and shows how to prep his signature dish, “Chicken Diablo”.
dell’anima, meaning “of the soul” in Italian, is an upscale, intimate Italian restaurant opened by Gabe Thompson of Del Posto, and Joe Campanale of Babbo in 2007. The open kitchen is a cool feature of the space, set right behind the bar and dining room with full view of their Chefs cooking in action. The artwork and photography on the walls is created by Partner and Photographer Jamie Tiampo.
Meet Chef and Owner Michael Stewart from Tavern on Jane in the West Village in NYC with an in-depth, close up interview as Kristen interviews Michael for eDiningNews about his background and how Tavern on Jane all got started. They also discuss their menu and some of the cool things going on at this trendy neighborhood tavern, adored by locals and a first choice visit for tourists alike.
Meet the Chef Event at Baluchi’s Park Slope, Brooklyn
Behind the scenes look at the food, atmosphere and Chefs at Baluchi’s Park Slope Brooklyn. Watch as they demonstrate in the kitchen how some of their most popular dishes are made, and the audience participating in the fun as they watch and taste all the delicious Indian food at this popular establishment in New York City.
Artful Gourmet Meets The Chef: Adam Shepard, Lunetta
Meet Chef Adam Shepard from Lunetta with an in-depth, close up interview as Kristen interviews Adam for eDiningNews about his background, Lunetta’s Mediterranean gourmet fare, insights on his cooking style, and his commitment to the Slow Food philosophy.
Kristen Hess is a NYC-based food stylist and photographer, writer.
Her professional background is in advertising, design and creative direction, marketing and social media for many well-known food and beverage brands.
She is passionate about food and travel, art and design, photography, theatre and film and all things creative.
Food Styling & Photography Portfolio: http://www.kristenhess.com