48 Hours With Four Seasons Executive Chef, Cyrille Pannier

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On this episode of Food as a Lifestyle, we glimpse into the homelife of esteemed Four Seasons Executive Chef, Cyrille Pannier. Part love story, part biopic, and all food porn, this episode illustrates Chef Pannier’s passion both in and out of the kitchen.

We begin with the story of Cyrille and his wife, Callie. Cyrille devised an intricate plan to win Callie over back when they were both working at the Four Seasons. Callie remembers seeing “this white chef’s hat popping into the sales office.” Then, weeks later she was invited to a dinner party... and, well, the rest is history. Today, the two are married and live in Los Angeles with their young daughter, Eloise.

Eloise is a bright, energetic soul who takes after her father in the kitchen. Self-proclaimed “princess chef,” Eloise is the master of tart decorating. You can watch her traipse through the farmer’s market with her parents, smelling the fresh fruits and vegetables to select the best ingredients.

Watch the episode above to learn more about Chef Cyrille and how his kitchen life and his homelife compare!

 
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48 Hours With Los Angeles' Four Seasons Hotel Executive Chef, Cyrille Pannier

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A chef’s job is never really done. Whether at work or at home, it’s common for lines to blur, especially when you’re spearheading a 24-hour operation. But when you make food your life, sometimes even the “bitter” can be sweet.

In this kickoff episode of “Food As a Lifestyle” Season 2, we shadow Chef Cyrille Pannier, executive chef at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. Pannier has been cooking for more than 30 years and has been with the Four Seasons for 20 of them. 

Watch the full episode as we take viewers inside Pannier’s home and into his Four Seasons kitchen. Between a family dinner feast after foraging at a local farmers market, and seeing firsthand what a typical day looks like while managing a crew of 65, Pannier gives us an intimate look into what it truly means to make food a lifestyle.

Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, where we give viewers a glimpse into the life of a different culinary star each episode.

A First Look at “Food As a Lifestyle” Season 2, Episode 1

Food As a Lifestyle” is a trade-focused reality show that shadows highly talented industry professionals who have literally made food their life. Launching soon, Season 2 will focus on a new personality each episode.

Catch a first sneak peek of episode one, where Foodable brings you into the life of Cyrille Pannier, executive chef at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. Make sure to stay tuned for the full episode, coming soon!

Soaring Real Estate Prices Continue to Put NYC Gems Out of Business

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It’s no shocker that New York City real estate is sky high, and it’s only getting worse. As one of the most thriving food cities in the nation, this brings up a few concerns: When all is said and done, what happens to the underground restaurants? The favorite local gems? The family-run hole-in-the-walls? Despite what many proclaimed foodies put into the social universe, the NYC dining scene – the great spots – aren’t limited to just the see-and-be-seen venues. El Sombrero (Stanton St.) is a perfect example of a restaurant hanging on by a thread. 

But price hikes aren’t affecting just the independents or small chains – even prestigious venues are feeling the blow with doomsday in sight. Take the Four Seasons restaurant, for example. Read More

Four Seasons Takes to the Streets with New Food Truck Concept

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There has been some concern within the restaurant business regarding food trucks stealing business from regular brick-and-mortar establishments. Instead of fighting back against this new segment, Four Seasons figures, 'if you can't beat 'em, join 'em!'

Thus sparked the creation of The FS Taste Food Truck - FS standing for Four Seasons, of course.  The new concept is aimed at taking Four Seasons' high-end cuisine to the streets, making it accessible to a larger audience.  Guy Rigby, VP of food and beverage, said in a recent press release, “Food is a passion for us at Four Seasons and we are always seeking to share that in inspiring and exciting ways, whether it’s through a Michelin-star dining experience or the perfect beer and burger pairing at one of our gastropubs."  Read More