Joining us today is Eric Ripert, executive chef and part owner of Le Bernardin in New York City. In 1995, Ripert earned a four star rating from the New York Times, and has subsequently been praised in magazines such as Gourmet, Food Arts, The Wine Spectator, W and Elle. In 1997, GQ named Le Bernardin the best restaurant in America. It continues to receive critical acclaim for its food and service, including being recognized by the Zagat Guide as the "Best Food" in New York City for the past four consecutive years. Eric Ripert was also named the Best Chef in America by the James Beard Association in 2003.
Podcast Date: 4/30/2007