How Norman Van Aken developed his ‘New World Cuisine’

Also on this week’s episode of "A Deeper Dive," a discussion of the challenges at some fast-casual chains.


This week’s 5 head-spinning moments: Reviewed and rated

What’s more likely to turn heads, the next chapter in Burgerville’s union dealings, or the fourth bun-related restaurant closure of the week? Check out these and the industry’s other jaw-dropping developments of recent days.

The shocking death of the “Parts Unknown” host drew a range of tributes, and awareness of the growing problem of suicide.

The former fine-dining chef soared to fame with his revelations of what really happens in restaurant kitchens.

The CIA called him the Chef of the Century. His influence may have been to show that fashion and classic culinary techniques were not incompatible.

Bobby's Burger Palace intends to raise $15 million through a "mini IPO."

Here are seven high-end operators trading in prix fixe for fast casual.

Here are the 2017 winners in top restaurant and chef categories.

This year's class of nominees include newcomers and industry veterans. Winners will be announced May 1.

Restaurant Business has covered which trends we expect to see more of in 2017, but what about the trends that should stay in 2016? For the answer to that question, we reached out to some of the country’s top operators and chefs, from emerging chain leaders like Mendocino Farms CEO Mario del Pero to James Beard award winners such as Mindy Segal and Michael Symon.