Grant Achatz's Alinea restaurant in Chicago has been named the best in the country in The Daily Meal's annual list of the 101 Best Restaurants in America.
The restaurant, a force in Modernist cuisine for over a decade, is described as "absolutely original and almost always dazzlingly good," by The Daily Meal. Achatz and business parter Nick Kokonas can also celebrate another top five entry with Next. Check out their just announced plans for New York too.
These are tough times for chefs and restaurant professionals around the world, but there has never been a better time to seek advice and help around a number of topics affecting hospitality workers. Here's a round-up of some of the most useful resources for chefs.