Food Interviews

Alison Roman

Alison Roman“There’s no assignment”

Ana Roš

Ana Roš“It has to do with our own personality”

Andrew Wong

Andrew Wong“Authenticity is fluid”

Anne-Sophie Pic

Anne-Sophie Pic“I faced the world of cuisine alone”

Clare Smyth

Clare Smyth“You’re always storing things”

Claudia Fleming

Claudia Fleming“I am out here on a limb”

Daisuke Nakazawa

Daisuke Nakazawa“You need to work for what you want”

Dan Barber

Dan Barber“Tension is resolved through flavor”

Daniel Boulud

Daniel Boulud“There was such camaraderie”

Daniel Humm

Daniel Humm“This is enough”

Dieuveil Malonga

Dieuveil Malonga“Food has no borders”

Elena Arzak

Elena Arzak“We need to be open to change”

Elena Reygadas

Elena Reygadas“We’ve found the balance”

Endo Kazutoshi

Endo Kazutoshi“Food is power”

Eric Ripert

Eric Ripert“Anger is a weakness”

Ferran Adrià

Ferran Adrià“Tastes change”

Francis Mallmann

Francis Mallmann“Human beings need contradictions”

Hélène Darroze

Hélène Darroze“Good taste is in my DNA”

Jon Gray

Jon Gray“Home is where the heart is”

Ken Forkish

Ken Forkish“It just drew me”

Leonor Espinosa

Leonor Espinosa“I’ve always been rebellious”

Magnus Nilsson

Magnus Nilsson“It was something that I always knew”

Manu Buffara

Manu Buffara“Simple things reconnect us with life”

Massimo Bottura

Massimo Bottura“I’m not cooking to create good food”

Matt Abergel

Matt Abergel“I want people to come and eat it; that’s it!”

Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan“We vote with our forks”

Niki Nakayama

Niki Nakayama“Everything about me knows it”

Nina Compton

Nina Compton“That’s the way to bridge the gap”

Pía León

Pía León“It’s a session of gratitude for the earth”

Pierre Gagnaire

Pierre Gagnaire“We’re obsessed with the superficial”

Pierre Hermé

Pierre Hermé“It comes from curiosity”

René Frank

René Frank“You need to take that risk”

Rodney Scott

Rodney Scott“You’ve got to stay patient”

Tim Raue

Tim Raue“I never saw myself as a talented chef”

Vineet Bhatia

Vineet Bhatia“You have to question things”

Will Goldfarb

Will Goldfarb“You’re just supposed to like it”

Yoshihiro Imai

Yoshihiro Imai“Ego is not edible”

Yotam Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi“I am more of a conductor”