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Lee Brian Schrager

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

An executive at Florida-based mega adult beverage distribution company, Southern Wine and Spirits, Shrager is responsible for the brands marketing. But a savvy Shrager took things to the next level when he created the Food Network’s South Beach Wine & Food Festival, which brings the most celebrated names from the world’s finest culinary institutions and […]

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Thomas Keller

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

The James Beard Foundation named Thomas Keller Best California Chef in 1996 and Best Chef in America in 1997. In 2005, his New York restaurant Per Se received three Michelin stars. In 2006, The French Laundry in Napa Valley became the first restaurant in the Bay Area to receive three Michelin stars. That made Keller […]

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Wolfgang Puck

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

The Austrian-born restaurateur has built a culinary empire that extends to fine dining establishments like the newly renovated Spago and WP24 in downtown LA’s Ritz-Carlton hotel. He is also the official caterer for the Golden Globes’ annual Governors Ball, has several licensed products and has written umpteenth cookbooks. This year he will also become a Bravo star as a judge on the network’s upcoming show, Top Chef: Seattle.

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