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Michael Elégbèdé Itan
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Out of Africa: Michael Elégbèdé's Platform for Global Change

By empowering local food systems and exalting Nigerian culture Chef Michael Elégbèdé points the way to the positive change needed at ÌTÀN in Lagos.
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Sasu Laukkonen
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Sasu Laukkonen: A Sushi Survival Story

Discover how the Michelin-starred Finnish chef's Ora restaurant turned into a sushi pop-up shop overnight, becoming a story that inspired a nation.
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Danielle Nierenberg
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Food Activist Danielle Nierenberg Wins 2020 Julia Child Award

The president and co-founder of Food Tank will be awarded a $50,000 grant to advance her mission to make food as sustainable and equitable as possible.
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Paul Sorgule's 10 Principles for Professional Cooks

Paul Sorgule offers up ten guiding principles on what it takes to be a professional cook which reach beyond conduct, policy, procedures and pandemics, from respect and team work to honesty and professionalism.
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Kwame Onwuachi
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Chef Kwame Onwuachi is to Leave Kith and Kin

James Beard Award winner chef Kwame Onwuachi has announced he is to leave the landmark Washington D/C. restaurant Kith and Kin.
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Mory Sacko
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Mory Sacko to Open his First Restaurant in Paris

The 27 year old chef, and star contestant on Top Chef, France, will open Mosuke restaurant in Paris in September. Discover more about his trail blazing cuisine.
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Megan and Colby Garrelts Bluestem KC
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Chefs use Coronavirus Relief Fund for Healthcare Insurance

Megan and Colby Garrelts of Bluestem in Kansas City used a grant from the James Beard Foundation's Restaurant Relief Fund to pay for staff healthcare insurance when their restaurants were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Anthony Bouurdain Day
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#BourdainDay2020 - The Food World Reacts

Today is #BourdainDay and we remember the chef whose empathy we need now more than ever.
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Ciro Watanabe
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Latin American Chefs Pay Tribute to Ciro Watanabe

The world of gastronomy is in mourning after the passing of Peruvian chef Ciro Watanabe who passed away in Lima last weekend due to complications surrounding stomach surgery.
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Fine Dining Lovers Coronavirus Survey for Professionals
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The Coronavirus Survey: The Expert View

Read the Fine Dining Lovers Coronavirus Survey and find out what restaurant industry experts really think about the crisis.
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Fine Dining Lovers Survey for Diners
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The Coronavirus Survey: What Diners Think

For the lowdown on the lockdown and beyond, read the Fine Dining Lovers Coronavirus Survey, and find out how diners are dealing with the crisis.
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Amanda Cohen
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Amanda Cohen: We Need to Fix Our Restaurant Industry

In Fine Dining Lovers’ Turning The Tables, a series of talks by restaurant industry leaders, Amanda Cohen of Dirt Candy speaks about how the coronavirus crisis heighted issues in the industry and how it needs to change.
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Danny Meyer Says his Restaurants Will Remain Closed for the Foreseeable Future

New York's leading hospitality expert says it's not in his interests to re-open his full-service restaurants until a vaccine is found for coronavirus.
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Tom Colicchio
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Tom Colicchio: "There’s Going to be a Whole Second Wave of Closures.”

Tom Colicchio speaks about the challenges facing the restaurant industry once it reopens for business and the threat of a second wave of closures.
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