The LA Times had an article in the business section today saying that the hotel is shutting down for 2 years to do a complete remodel. Almost the entire staff of 300 will lose their jobs. Tough situation for all those folks.
Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.