Always ones to keep up on great chef stories we decided to interview the Italian chef Luigi Diotaiuti who travelled to America, opened a restaurant and joined the American Chef Corps.
He's cooked for an impressive list of clientele including George Clooney, Bill Cosby, Hillary Clinton, Harrison Ford, Wolf Blitzer and the football legend Pelé.
FDL sat down with the chef to discuss his career, his work with the Corps and his childhood growing up in Basilicata in the South of Italy.
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We had pictures from Grant Achatz latest offering at the Next restaurant - a 20 course vegan tasting menu, the story from GQ on what it was like to be Kim Jong-il's sushi chef and an infographic on how to cook the perfect steak.
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.