Grant Achatz is the executive chef and owner of the number one restaurant in America, Alinea. Achatz has won nearly every major award, including being named "the best rising star chef" by the James Beard Association. He joins us today to talk about Alinea, about the state of cooking in America today, about the importance of fundamentals and also the importance of looking forward. Is it molecular gastronomy? Is it avante garde cuisine? Has the right phrase yet to be coined? Listen to a thoughtful discussion on the topic.
Podcast Date: 4/18/2007