D.C.-based chef and restaurateur Ryan Ratino plans to grow his business from two locations to five next year. A restaurant and cocktail bar are planned for Washington’s wharf, and an oceanfront seafood restaurant is in the works in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Chef Chris Viaud shares his vision for his new Haitian restaurant, Ansanm, in Milford, N.H. The first-generation American worked with his family to develop recipes for dishes usually made from memory.
Christian Hunter of Community Table in Litchfield, Conn., is a Kentucky native celebrating the bounty of local farms in his first executive chef role.
Nelson German is putting himself forward. Top Chef helped this chef/owner of alaMar Kitchen & Bar and Sobre Mesa to sharpen his focus on Afro-Latin cuisine and bring his menu to life.
Journeyman Distillery general manager Mike Brown is expanding a hospitality experience for craft spirits, dining and events. A second campus is scheduled to open in Indiana later this year.