I had no intention or plans to interview any Chefs while in Panama. I had plenty of work already and so much to do in so little time, but when I had the pleasure to enjoy Chef Bruno Bellocchio’s food….
Chef Andrew Long was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. So how did he make his way to the mountains of North Carolina?
I met Chef Ryan Summer in Cary, North Carolina, on a gorgeous sunny afternoon. We sat outside to enjoy the sunshine during the interview.
When you first meet Isaiah, all you see is a tall bearded guy in his mid thirties. When you get to know him, and understand his skills and talents, he is even “bigger and taller”.
I went to meet with Lil Lacassagne, owner and Executive Chef of 4 stars AAA, Saint-Jacques of Burke Manor restaurant open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.