Chefs

FILE - In this May 31, 2015 file photo, chef John Besh attends the Supper to benefit the Global Fund to fight AIDS in New York. Besh is stepping down from the restaurant group that bears his name after a newspaper reported that 25 current or former employees of the business said they were victims of sexual harassment. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File)
October 23, 2017 - 5:35 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans celebrity chef John Besh stepped down from management of the restaurant group that bears his name after a newspaper reported that 25 women who are current or former employees of the business said they were victims of sexual harassment by male co-workers and bosses...
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October 20, 2017 - 9:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prominent chefs, bakers and restaurant owners want the Supreme Court to rule against a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a cake for a same-sex couple's wedding. The food makers say that once they open their doors for business, they don't get to choose their customers. They say that...
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A garnished beverage made with Cheetos is shown during a press preview for a three-day pop-up restaurant featuring an all-Cheetos menu, Tuesday Aug. 15, 2017, in New York. Celebrity chef Anne Burrell has been given the unenviable task of creating an entire menu for a pop-up restaurant based on Cheetos. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
August 15, 2017 - 6:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The company behind Fritos and Tostitos is celebrating its Cheetos brand with a three-day pop-up restaurant devoted to the cheesy puffed cornmeal snack that coats your hands with orange dust. The Spotted Cheetah opened Tuesday in New York's Tribeca neighborhood with an all-Cheetos...
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August 15, 2017 - 2:25 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to extort jobs from a production company filming the "Top Chef" TV reality show near Boston in 2014 (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Federal prosecutors say they still believe four Teamsters acquitted of attempting to...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2016 file photo, Padma Lakshmi participates in a speaker series at AOL Studios in New York to discuss the upcoming finale of "Top Chef." Four Teamsters charged with threatening and harassing the cast and nonunion crew of the TV reality show were acquitted of all charges on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in federal court in Boston. Lakshmi had testified she was "terrified" when a Teamster confronted her outside a Boston-area restaurant where the series filmed in 2014. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
August 15, 2017 - 1:41 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Four Teamsters were acquitted Tuesday of threatening "Top Chef" host Padma Lakshmi and using strong-arm tactics to try to extort jobs from a nonunion company filming the reality TV show in the Boston area. A federal jury found the men not guilty of attempted extortion and conspiracy...
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August 15, 2017 - 11:11 am
BOSTON (AP) — Four Teamsters have been acquitted in Boston of threatening the cast and nonunion crew of the TV reality show "Top Chef." A federal jury found the men not guilty Tuesday after 20 hours of deliberations. The Local 25 union members were accused of using strong-arm tactics to extort jobs...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2016 file photo, Padma Lakshmi participates in a speaker series at AOL Studios in New York to discuss the upcoming finale of "Top Chef." Lakshmi, could testify as soon as Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, in a federal court trial in Boston where four Teamsters are accused of intimidating the staff and crew of the reality TV show when it was filming in nearby Milton, Mass., in June 2014. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
August 07, 2017 - 1:40 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Padma Lakshmi, the host of the "Top Chef" reality TV show, testified Monday that she was "petrified" when a Teamster confronted her while union members were picketing outside a Boston-area restaurant where the series filmed in 2014. Lakshmi, who is also an author and model, said she...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2016 file photo, Padma Lakshmi participates in a speaker series at AOL Studios in New York to discuss the upcoming finale of "Top Chef." Lakshmi, could testify as soon as Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, in a federal court trial in Boston where four Teamsters are accused of intimidating the staff and crew of the reality TV show when it was filming in nearby Milton, Mass., in June 2014. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
August 07, 2017 - 12:39 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The host of the "Top Chef" reality TV show has testified that she was "petrified" when a Teamster confronted her while union members were picketing outside a Boston-area restaurant where the series filmed in 2014. Padma Lakshmi says she was a passenger in a vehicle outside a Milton...
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August 07, 2017 - 12:34 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The host of the "Top Chef" reality TV show has testified that she was "petrified" when a Teamster confronted her while union members were picketing outside a Boston-area restaurant where the series filmed in 2014. Padma Lakshmi says she was a passenger in a vehicle outside a Milton...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2006 file photo, Knopf editor Judith Jones delivers her acceptance speech after she received the lifetime achievement award during the 2006 James Beard Foundation Awards ceremony, in New York. Jones died of complications from Alzheimer’s on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at her summer home in Walden, Vt. She was 93. (AP Photo Richard Drew, File)
August 02, 2017 - 11:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Judith Jones, a consummate literary editor who helped revolutionize American cuisine by publishing Julia Child and other groundbreaking cookbook authors, worked for decades with John Updike and Anne Tyler and helped introduce English-language readers to "The Diary of Anne Frank,"...
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