Where Have All the Top Chefs Gone?

Photo Credit: NPR

Photo Credit: NPR

As the old adage goes, if you can't take the heat, get out of the kitchen . In New York, it seems that many chefs are, but not because of the pressure.

Not long ago, top New York Chefs like Peter Hoffman didn't have to look very hard for experienced line cooks. Now, there seems to be a mass exodus of chefs from New York to other areas.  Some believe there's a chef shortage because quality chefs are finding smaller areas to work in - ones with local ingredients more appealing than New York. But that's not the only reason. Read More