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Benoît Violier presided over Restaurant L'Hôtel de Ville Crissier (image via blog.restaurantcrissier.com)
Benoît Violier
The New York Times reports that chef Benoît Violier has died at the age of 44. He presided over Restaurant L'Hôtel de Ville Crissier (near Lausanne in Switzerland), where he was preceded by his mentor, Philippe Rochat, and the establishment's founder, Frédy Girardet.
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LA LISTE compiles a ranked list of 1,000 top restaurants across the globe
LA LISTE's Top 1,000 Restaurants
Based on scores and analysis from more than 200 food guides and review sources, LA LISTE compiles a ranked list of 1,000 top restaurants across the globe.
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Chef Grant Achatz, Nick Kokonas and The Alinea Group have made an agreement to purchase Moto in Chicago

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David Kinch (Manresa) has opened New Orleans-inspired restaurant and bar The Bywater. Located just down the street from Manresa in Los Gatos, the small, casual dining enclave features the cuisine of chef David Morgan (New Orleans' Restaurant August, Cyrus). Read more

Dominique Ansel, chef/owner of Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York, announced he'll be opening a location of Dominique Ansel Bakery in London. Patrons routinely line up for his invention the "cronut," a half croissant-half doughnut. Read more

Chef Grant Achatz, Nick Kokonas and The Alinea Group have made an agreement to purchase Moto. The trailblazing restaurant was created by chef-restaurateur Homaro Cantu, who died in April 2015. Read more



 
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