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The French Laundry

Sweet Times with Thomas Keller | Posted 07.29.2013 | Taste

Recently at Bouchon Beverly Hills, I had the pleasure to talk with Thomas Keller about his dessert book, Bouchon Bakery. Sébastien Rouxel, the book's co-author and the executive pastry chef of The Thomas Keller Restaurant Group, joined the conversation.

Robin Wilkey

Thomas Keller Responds To 'Vanity Fair' Criticism | Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.25.2013 | San Francisco

It would seem Chef Thomas Keller would have reason to be satisfied. His flagship restaurant, The French Laundry, has been called the best in the wo...

Per Se - Say Wha?

Andrew Cotto | Posted 11.04.2012 | Home
Andrew Cotto

Food is about the friends and family we celebrate around the table, those with whom we share our time and our resources.

Thomas Keller: Restauranteur, Mentor, Floor-Sweeper

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.04.2012 | Home
The Daily Meal

This week we share Part Three of our interview with Thomas Keller, the chef and owner of The French Laundry and Per Se.

WATCH: Thomas Keller On Role Models And Respecting The Product

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.18.2012 | Home
The Daily Meal

Our weekly series At the Chef's Table examines how the giants of food got to where they are today. This week we share Part 2 of our interview with T...

Thomas Keller's Disappointing Stance on Sustainable Cooking

Nick Wiseman | Posted 07.17.2012 | Home
Nick Wiseman

It's not Thomas Keller's responsibility to help save the planet (though many chefs have taken on this calling with great ambition). But focusing solely on the aesthetics and disclaiming any other responsibility altogether is a cop-out.

WATCH: Thomas Keller On Dishwashing And The Fundamentals

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.14.2012 | Home
The Daily Meal

The man who today is known for precision and perfectionism originally found these qualities in his first job dishwashing for his brother's restaurant.

Duff Goldman: The Ace of Cakes On A Sugar High

Regina Varolli | Posted 11.15.2011 | Home
Regina Varolli

A lot has changed for Duff Goldman over the past year. The Ace of Cakes has gone off on a motorcycle powered Sugar High, becoming a bi-coastal frequent flyer who told me, "I travel so much I don't have a time zone anymore."

Snorting Cocoa at the International Chefs Congress in NYC

Regina Varolli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Regina Varolli

The small plastic contraption is spring-loaded, and two little tabs with powder cocoa on them are at the catapult end, spaced roughly as far apart as a person's nostrils.

Inside The French Laundry Kitchen

The San Francisco Chronicle | Lance Iversen / the Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Dressed in black pants and a chef's coat, I met Hollingsworth. A blue-eyed, blond Californian, his manner is unassuming and smiley, something unusual ...

Thomas Keller, Marcus Samuelsson, Jeffrey Steingarten -- Three of Many Stars Coming to the International Chefs Congress in NYC

Regina Varolli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Regina Varolli

From Europe, Albert Adria of elBulli fame is making the trek to NYC, as is Tom Aikens of Tom Aikens Restaurant in London.