Hell's Kitchen (TV Show)

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    September 23, 2014

    Sea Level Restaurant Now Offering Local Chalkboard Specials

    When it comes to dining at the super posh Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, most of us go straight to infamous 3030 Ocean. Hey, with celebrity chefs running the kitchen (formerly three times James Beard nominee and New Times "Best Chef - 2009" Dean Max, currently his protégé, Hell's Kitchen cont ... More >>

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    September 12, 2014

    3030 Ocean's La Tasha McCutchen Makes it to Week Two on Hell's Kitchen: A Q&A on Competing, Gordon Ramsay, and Hollywood

    While you may think you know everything there is to know about being a chef from watching reality T.V., cooking competition shows are nothing like working in a real kitchen. Sure, tempers flare whether the cameras are there or not. But in a real-life situation, you'd be hard-pressed to find a chefs ... More >>

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    September 2, 2014

    3030 Ocean's La Tasha McCutchen Competing on Hell's Kitchen (Video)

    Somewhere, Gordon Ramsey is gearing up his foul mouth yet again. On Wednesday, September 10, his scream-filled cooking show Hell's Kitchen is premiering again, and this time only one South Florida chef has made it to the competition. 3030 Ocean's La Tasha McCutchen is competing for a head chef pos ... More >>

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    June 2, 2014

    Top Chef Fabio Viviani Wins Best Overall at the OBIES: A Taste of South Florida (Photos)

    When it comes to food-filled events, South Florida certainly has no lack. From the massive star-filled South Beach Wine and Food Festival to the more intimate celeb-chef centric Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival in December to smaller, local culinary get-togethers, we've got foodie events of all sh ... More >>

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    May 30, 2014

    Five Best Food and Drink Events This Weekend: OBIEs, Beer-iversaries, and More

    Are you ready for barbecue? What about some beer? Even if you don't care about any of the myriad celebratory offerings this weekend, you're going to have to eat something. We perused the highs and lows of the Broward-Palm Beach area and cooked up this tasty menu of awesome destinations. Whether you ... More >>

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    May 29, 2014
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    October 17, 2013
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    October 4, 2013

    Ten Best Chefs in Broward County

    Broward County is known for many things: beautiful beaches, spring break, giant yachts, the largest per-capita gay community in the country, an inability to vote properly, the most hated woman on the internet in Taylor Chapman -- well, a couple of months ago, at least -- the nice Prancercise lady, a ... More >>

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    September 26, 2013

    Last Night's Delicious Tongue & Cheek Kitchen Collaboration With Jamie DeRosa and Lindsay Autry (Photos)

    Everyone is usually all blah, blah, Miami this, or Miami that. All right, we get it, Miami has a lot going on in terms of arts, cultural, and culinary events. However, when it comes to great chefs, Broward and Palm Beach Counties have some all star talent on our home-team roster; so much so, in fa ... More >>

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    September 24, 2013

    Sous Chef Jimmy Holland Is Casa D'Angelo's Secret Ingredient

    Towering above patrons and staff with a benevolent smile, Jimmy Holland is not easy to miss. Decked out in his personalized white coat and black backward cap, the sous chef is seen in the open kitchen prep stations, tasting sauces and concocting new recipes. Although he's friendly with customers and ... More >>

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    August 30, 2013

    Ten Best South Florida Food Trucks

    When you were a kid, there was something immensely exciting about playing in the front yard and hearing the sweet song of the ice cream truck making its way around. Sure you could have bought those crappy desserts at any old convenience store, but there was something special about chasing down the ... More >>

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    July 17, 2013

    Paula DaSilva Returning to the Kitchen at 3030 Ocean in August

    Laine DossThe restaurant industry is constantly changing. If it's not a new restaurant opening up or a fresh trend, it's a new chef or an old one moving back in. While it may be hard to keep track from time to time, it certainly keeps things interesting. Paula DaSilva, executive chef of 1500 Degr ... More >>

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    April 22, 2013

    30. Robyn Almodovar of Palate Party Food Truck

    New Times' Best of Broward - Palm Beach 2013 issue arrives June 13. To celebrate, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up 30 of our favorite tastemakers -- restauranteurs, chefs, bartenders, and other foodies -- that make the South Florida food scene what it is. We'll start with number 30 and lead up to t ... More >>

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    January 21, 2013

    Hell's Kitchen Contestant Robyn Almodovar Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Mass-Produce Her Goods

    Kickstart South Florida is a new feature highlighting local food-related crowd-funded projects on Kickstarter.You may have met Robyn Almovodar on the streets of Miami, serving food from her food truck dubbed The Palate Party Fresh Mobile Cafe, where she serves up her famous soft-shell crab sandwiche ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Cafe Boulud's Jim Leiken: A Q&A About Pig's Bladder and "Imaginary Daniel Boulud"

    Like many a northerner, Jim Leiken packed up his life in New York to head south to warmer pastures. Alright, the weather wasn't the only determining factor-- this New Yorker was offered the executive chef position at Cafe Boulud at the Brazilian Court, Palm Beach. With just over a year into his new ... More >>

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    September 19, 2012

    Q&A With Hell's Kitchen Winner (and Cooper City High Alum) Paul Niedermann

    Cooper City High School has a reputation for many things: high academic standards, football, hooking scandals, the kids responsible for the murder in the book Bully, and, now, celebrity chef Paul Niedermann. Since winning season nine of Hell's Kitchen, Niedermann, a Cooper City High alum, has t ... More >>

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    September 10, 2012

    Palate Party's Robyn Almodovar Hosts Hell's Kitchen Watch Party Tonight

    There's only one thought that comes to mind when we watch Hell's Kitchen, the combination cooking show/fraternity hazing hosted by foul-mouthed chef Gordon Ramsay on Fox television -- "is it worth it?"For local chef Robyn Almodovar, the answer is yes. The Le Cordon Bleu graduate's food truck, Palate ... More >>

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    August 29, 2012

    Fort Lauderdale Art Institute Students, Ralph Pagano Star in New Cooking Show

    All Mixed Up, a new half-hour cooking competition, is premiering on Lifetime Television on September 7 at 7:30 a.m. What makes this show stand out in a sea of culinary-based reality shows? Both host and contestants are from South Florida.This three-part series' contestants are all current students a ... More >>

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    July 1, 2012

    Fourth of July, Mango Mania, and Other Food Events This Week in South Florida

    In the event that your holiday shenanigans are getting off to an early start, Clean Plate Charlie has put together a list of food and drink events (including a few fireworks- and barbecue-filled parties) happening this coming week and weekend in Broward and Palm Beach counties. And in case you' ... More >>

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    May 31, 2012

    Monday: Hell's Kitchen Food Truck Invasion With Chef Robyn Almodovar

    Local chef Robyn Almodovar always had a love for food and proved it while working at The Forge, Devito South Beach, and the Royal Palm Hotel. Now she's showing off her culinary skills to a national audience as one of the 18 contestants on Season 10 of FOX's Hell's Kitchen, premiering Monday, June 4, ... More >>

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    December 20, 2011

    Broward/Palm Beach County Noteworthy Chefs of 2011

    chef Angelo Elia of Casa 'd Angelo​Being a chef has never been a glamorous job as anyone who's made it her life work will tell you. The rise of cooking shows and the fetishizing of food has ushered the profession in the limelight. As restaurants garner attention, it's natural to become more aware ... More >>

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    October 26, 2011

    Chef Versus Chef: Five Kitchen Arguments

    Patty Canedo is a chef in Palm Beach. She writes frequently about her kitchen exploits in this column, Half-Baked. Photo by Karamellzucker Chefs can get catty.​Being a chef is like being on the island of Misfit Toys. It's a tiny, dysfunctional circle we roll in. In this tight-kn ... More >>

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    October 18, 2011

    Chef Ralph Pagano Races Over to Gulfstream Park

    Ralph Pagano moves to Gulfstream Park​Former Hell's Kitchen contestant survivor Ralph Pagano has been named executive chef for Gulfstream Park's Ten Palms restaurant, as well as the racetrack's concession operations.Pagano hinted to his departure from STK Miami on his Facebook page, with the note, ... More >>

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    June 11, 2011

    Q&A With Celebrity Chef Holli Ugalde, Winner of Hell's Kitchen Season Seven

    www.celebritywinereview.comCelebrity Chef Holli Ugalde, winner of Hell's Kitchen Season 7​Celebrity Chef Holli Ugalde isn't in California anymore.Instead of dishing out her notoriously health-conscious, organic fare in her home state, the winner of Fox's Hell's Kitchen Season Seven is now coo ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011

    B'stro on the Beach at B Ocean Fort Lauderdale Hotel Serves Parisian-Inspired Cuisine

    Photos by Jamie Long​B Ocean Fort Lauderdale Hotel announces that its casual eatery, B'stro is open for service. Located on the hotel's first floor adjacent to the lobby, the Parisian-inspired bistro serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a menu by Chef Holli Ugalde (of Hell's Kitchen season sev ... More >>

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    April 1, 2011

    B Ocean Fort Lauderdale Celebrates Grand Opening​B Ocean Fort Lauderdale, located on Sunrise Boulevard and A1A, began the first day of its grand opening celebration on Thursday night. The event opened to an crowd interested in checking out the recently renovated hotel, previously the Holiday Inn. Guests of the hotel and special invi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Interview With Chef Daniel Ramos of Market 17 (Part 2)

    ​Today we have the rest of our Q&A with chef Daniel Ramos, of the newly opened farm-to-table restaurant Market 17 in Fort Lauderdale. To read the first half of our interview, click here. Sounds like it's quite a project to source food locally. In New York, it is hard not to eat locally. You ha ... More >>

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    November 13, 2010

    Hell's Kitchen Open Casting Call

    ​The Brits can be scary folks with their superior verbal skills and sophisticated disdain: Americans hear the accent and expect decorum, tact, painfully perfect manners. And then you get called an "ignorant fucking cunt" and are left wondering what the hell just happened - but the funny thing is, ... More >>

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    September 28, 2010

    Lunch at the Art Institute: Three Courses for $12.99

    The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale​Before arriving for lunch at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale's culinary training restaurant, Chef's Palette, I admit there was an apprehensive thought or two that entered my mind. Not knowing what to expect from chefs-in-training, I wondered if I should I ... More >>

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    August 3, 2009

    Food Season on the Boob Tube

    Move over, Rachael; there are some new shows in town.​It seems as if food has become almost as popular a subject for television programming as reality shows -- when the two are combined, like on Top Chef, Kitchen Nightmare's, and Hell's Kitchen, the result is stratospheric. To be honest, I've neve ... More >>

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    February 23, 2009

    Chef Dean James Max Talks Wahoo

    Chef Dean James Max of 3030 Ocean in Fort Lauderdale had a table set up at the Food & Wine Festival serving the best grub I tried in the whole place. I didn't know what the hell it was, so I waited around till Chef was done schmoozing his many fans and asked him about it. I still don't know how ... More >>

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    February 19, 2009

    Ramsey's F Word Series 2 On DVD

    Series 2 of Gordon Ramsey's F Word comes out on DVD on March 17 (you can advance order it here), and the flaks are pushing it as totally uncensored. The claim is about 99.99 percent true.  I previewed the show, and in the course of the season chef Ramsey utters the eponymous F-Word in every ima ... More >>

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    July 10, 2008
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    July 26, 2007

    Light Dining

    No Reservations is sweet and savory fare. Without the foam.

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    June 7, 2007