This week on All in the Industry Shari speaks with world-renowned chef and friend, Pichet Ong, about his climb up the culinary ladder from beginnings with Alice Waters at Chez Panisse to working at Jean Georges and eventually opening many of his own successful establishments. Talking today about his inspiration behind becoming a pastry chef to his adventures working in and opening restaurants around the country, Shari and Pichet also discuss what his food future looks like. Tune in to hear Pichet’s thoughts on great restaurants, upcoming chefs to watch, and some fun host/guest camaraderie. This program has been sponsored by Rolling Press.
“We don’t do desserts for ourselves, or even for one particular audience, but it’s for everyone.” [5:54]
“The thing that I learned the most, was to not have any preconceived idea of a technique or how to cook something, just cook with love, use the best ingredients, and it’s all going to be good.” [8:15]
— Pichet Ong on All in the Industry