Alex Stupak, a 2013 Food & Wine Best New Chef, is the chef/owner of Empellon Cocina and Empellon Taqueria in New York City.
1. One thing you don’t know about me is that I’m a crazy cat person. I love my cats and talk to them as if they are humans. I also have a painted portrait of each in my restaurants.
2. I would not trade places with any chef, but there are many chefs I look up to including Albert Adria, Rick Bayless, Grant Achatz and Wylie Dufresne. I hold all