Wrapped Up: 2016 Top Dishes, Cookbooks, Last-Minute Gifts, and More

Top Dishes of 2016

Of the 2,000+ dishes, pastries, and cocktails we consumed, contemplated, and savored, these are the stone cold stunners.

Eggplant with Sweet Soy Dressing Featuring Kikkoman Soy Sauce

Chef Chris Jaeckle of All’onda | Get Recipe >

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Top Books for Cooks 2016

By D. J. Costantino | Caroline Hatchett

From Virgilio Martinez's Peru to Vivian Howard's North Carolina, here are the Top Books for Cooks for the year that wouldn’t end.

2016 StarChefs Industry Salary Survey

We're calling all execs, line cooks, somms, bartenders, GMs, and servers (to take 5 minutes) to fill out our new, streamlined salary survey. You'll be entered to win a brand spanking new KitchenAid Commercial Mixer.

Fun, Family, and the Feast of the Seven Fishes

By Sean Kenniff

Imagine sitting down to a feast where you want to immediately face-plant into a glistening loaf of focaccia—studded from the inside out with sea urchin. Get ready for the Feast of the Seven Fishes at New York's Vic’s.

The Perfect Last-minute Gift (That Doesn't Require Shipping!)

Purchase a StarChefs membership for yourself or a restaurant pro you love, and receive our quarterly Rising Stars Magazine and insider access (and discounts) to our national events.

Year End Trends

From fashionable uniforms to pork sig sig, and (very good) public school soup to vodka, weed, and looming drones, themes emerged in 2016.

Take the Plate Ed Survey

Tell us about your plateware and win a trip to Napa, plus dinner at Meadowood.

Fresh Origins

The very best MicroGreens, PetiteGreens, Edible Flowers, Herb Crystals and Flower Crystals

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Executive Chef / The Arlington
Location: Ship Bottom, NJ
Position: Executive Chef
Start Date: Negotiable
Compensation: NegotiableClick to Learn More
Executive Sous Chef / Lafayette Park Hotel
Location: San Francisco, CA
Position: Executive Sous Chef
Start Date: Negotiable
Compensation: NegotiableClick to Learn More
Executive Chef / Barcelona Wine Bar
Location: New Haven, CT
Position: Executive Chef
Start Date: Negotiable
Compensation: $76-$100kClick to Learn More
Banquet Dishwasher / Waldorf Astoria
Location: New York, NY
Position: Dishwasher
Start Date: Negotiable
Compensation: $20-$24Click to Learn More
R&D Chef / Occasions Caterers
Location: Washington, D.C.
Position: R&D Chef
Start Date: Negotiable
Compensation: $40-$49kClick to Learn More
Rock Star Servers / Inn at Little Washington
Location: Washington, VA
Position: Waiter Server
Start Date: Negotiable
Compensation: $50-59kClick to Learn More
Head Chef in Sunny CA / Barbareno Restaurant
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Position: Head Chef
Start Date: Negotiable
Compensation: $60-$75kClick to Learn More
Restaurant Nora for Sale! / Restaurant Nora
Location: Washington, DC
Position: New Restaurant Owner
Start Date: Negotiable
Compensation: n/aClick to Learn More
Chef de Cuisine / Highball and Harvest at Ritz Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
Location: Orlando, FL
Position: Chef de Cuisine
Start Date: Negotiable
Compensation: $100-125kClick to Learn More
Sous Chef / The Ranch at Rock Creek
Location: Philipsburg, MT
Position: Sous Chef
Start Date: Negotiable
Compensation: $15-$19Click to Learn More
Recipe

Wok-charred Brassicas, Miso-Tahini Dressing, Pickled Chiles, Crispy Rice, and Mint

Chef Brad Greenhill of Katoi

Brassicas go bold and beautiful in Detroit. #itsatop10

Fill Your Kitchen with Holiday Cheer (and Skilled Cooks)

StarChefs JobFinder has a fresh new look, and now through January 11, you get 30% off new job posts. Just use the code JFHOLIDAY16 at check-out. Happy hiring!

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