Adrian Martin is a Below Deck season 6 alum. After the show, he’s enjoying life. He is also continuing to hone his impressive culinary skills.

Adrian Martin appeared on Below Deck season 6 as the chef, and it’s time to share information about his life after the nautical reality series. During his time on the Bravo series, Adrian was a breath of fresh air to his crewmates, especially chief stew Kate Chastain, who left the show. There is a stereotype that chefs are usually quite neurotic and difficult to work with, but Adrian was always very calm. He would often

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Executive pastry chef Meg Galus has departed Boka Restaurant Group after six years with the high-profile restaurant group. Pastry sous chef Kim Mok, who worked alongside Galus at both Boka and at the Park Hyatt, will take over the post. Galus announced her departure last month over Instagram.

Mok, who grew up in Lincolnwood with a father who worked in the restaurant industry, is a graduate of the French Pastry School and has also been with Boka group for the past six years. Her first task as executive pastry chef will be to build new teams at Boka and Alla

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Johann Schuster, former executive chef and owner of Midtown restuarant Charivari, which closed in 2018 despite a fair share of fans for his scratch-made, Romanian cuisine, is back. At the time of Charivari’s closing, Schuster was also one of only a handful of chefs who were proponents of concepts such as in-house, whole-animal butchery and reducing food waste by using every part of the animal.

Upon closing Charivari, Schuster thought his next move was to open a new restaurant with a smaller and more financially manageable footprint. Those plans fell through. “I had the location and everything,” he said.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Charlotte chef is taking her culinary skills on a national tour. 


What You Need To Know

  • Chef Lisa Brooks is going on a 12-city national tour starting in July
  • Brooks picked some of the cities from suggestions from followers on her social media channels 
  • The Joy of the Feast Tour will feature pop-up dinners and the locations will be announced on social media 24 hours before the event 

Chef Lisa Brooks, the executive chef and CEO of Heart and Soul Personal Chef Services, is going on a 12-city tour. She is hitting major cities including

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VICTORIA —
A chef on a cross-Canada tour is trying to help pioneer a new culinary frontier, despite restrictions on serving cannabis.

Travis Petersen has partnered with Russell Hendrix Restaurant Equipment and Supplies to teach an introduction to culinary cannabis.

The course, open to culinary professionals, teaches its students about the different parts of the plant, safety practices and methods for creating extractions.

Five students attended the class Thursday night in Victoria, the first stop in the tour of 10 Canadian cities.

“It’s a food for healing,” says attendee Nelles Shackleton.

“I thought it would be brownie cookies and stuff

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After six years, award-winning chef Edouardo Jordan will permanently close his original Ravenna restaurant, Salare, on July 3. Jordan made the announcement on Instagram, expressing appreciation for the enormously successful run, which included a James Beard Award win and numerous critical raves, but noting that the challenges of the pandemic over the past year eventually led to the difficult decision. “We did everything possible to overcome the hurdles, but I felt like I had lost my own voice for a moment,” he wrote. “Once the pandemic hit I knew that something huge had to happen in order for

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