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Ron Duprat

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    Third Annual Boca Burger Battle this Saturday

    Nothing says "summertime" like cleaning up the backyard and getting those grills fired up. We've also gotten so used to nature's erratic patterns here in Florida that we've adapted barbecuing as a rain-or-shine activity -- it has also become a bit of sport with numerous competitions in different a ... More >>

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    April 25, 2014

    Bar Rescue's Jon Taffer: "Excuses Are the Common Denominators of Failure"

    Bar Rescue executive producer, host and nightclub consultant Jon Taffer is like Jesus, except he saves bars. He has the ability to take a failing bar, turn it into a profitable one and does it within days. On Spike TV's Bar Rescue, Taffer shows us how this is done. West Palm Beach residents in 201 ... More >>

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    April 14, 2014

    Culinary and Medical Professionals Unite for Belle Glade Health Fair May 24

    Culinary and medical professionals will unite May 24 at the Louise Lorraine Voltaire Multicultural and Educational Health Fair at Glades Central High School. The fair itself is named after Louise Lorraine Voltaire, a registered nurse and vice president of the Haitian American Nursing Organization ... More >>

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    September 27, 2013

    Top Chef Ron Duprat on the Florida-New Orleans Creole Connection

    South Florida and New Orleans share many culinary connections, namely Creole, a style of cooking chef Ron Duprat has spent his life learning and perfecting. His drive to be the top Creole chef America stems from his youth in Haiti, learning in the kitchen under the tutelage of his grandmother, who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Top Chef Cooks for Haiti

    ​The 24-hour news cycle has long since moved on from the January earthquake that devastated Haiti and the agony of its aftermath, but for Haitian native and former Top Chef contestant Ron Duprat, forgetting is not that easy.  So he's teamed up with four South Florida Whole Foods Markets to ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Doggie Bag: This Week in Charlie

    C. StilesA lomo saltado sandwich from this week's Behind the Line slideshow of Bravo Gourmet Sandwich Shop.​This week on the blog:A fish wagon-turned-shack makes the best burger in Key West.You say banana, I say banana pancakes.We roll through six more of our 100 Favorite Dishes this week, startin ... More >>

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    January 20, 2010

    Behind the Line: An Interview with Latitudes' Executive Chef and Top Chef Contestant Ron Duprat

    Chef Ron Duprat poses with Michelle Bernstein.​These past few days have probably been tough for Ron Duprat, executive chef at Hollywood Beach Marriott's Latitudes Beach Cafe, former Top Chef contestant, and Black Culinarian Alliance chairperson, now that his homeland is a mess of rubble. But image ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 3, 2009
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    October 16, 2009

    Doggie Bag: This Week in Charlie

    This week according to Chucky:Like we always say, "the greasier the spoon, the better."​Troy's Bar-Be-Que in Boynton Beach has great ribs and pork, but skip the sides.Women love the Frenchified eats at Mustard Seed Bistro in Cooper City.More eateries hit the skids this week, as Italian Oven Cafe a ... More >>

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    October 15, 2009
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    October 14, 2009

    Anatomy of a Bad Meal at Latitudes Beach Cafe

    John LinnMiso sea bass at Latitudes: Oh, the humanity.​Last week I checked out Ron Duprat's restaurant in the Hollywood Beach Marriott, Latitudes Beach Cafe. I high hopes for Duprat's food after catching the Haitian-born chef on this season of the Bravo series Top Chef, even if longtime critic Gai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Doggie Bag: This Week in Charlie

    Now that's some fine bologna.​This week on the blog:Top Chef contestant Ron Duprat does it for the kiddies, and serves some great sea bass at Whole Foods' Lifestyle Center. Southern-fried Louisiana cookery lands out west with Creolina's Dixie Takeout, and the staff is still just as sweet.In Love B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Top Chef Ron Duprat Cooks For Charity at Whole Foods

    John LinnChef Ron in the kitchen at Whole Foods' Lifestyle Center.​He was running a few minutes late, but once Chef Ron Duprat arrived at Whole Foods' Lifestyle Center on Saturday night, he got right to business. Scuttling through the door in his bright red Birkenstocks, Duprat introduced himself ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2009

    Ron Duprat's Top Chef Recap Episode Five

    ​Welcome back to the Ron Duprat recap, where we talk about what happened to Broward's own Haitian chef on the last episode of Top Chef. So far, Ron's survived four elimination and four quickfire challenges. But he's currently hugging the bottom rung of contenders. He's never been in real danger of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Ron Duprat's Top Chef Recap, Episode Four

    ​Welcome once again to the Ron Duprat Top Chef Las Vegas recap. If you'd like to catch up, read the first, second, and third recaps while we wait here. Back? Great! Here's what the fourth episode had in store for Hollywood's favorite cooking show reality show contestant.This week's episode was cle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    Ron Duprat's Top Chef Recap, Episode Three

    ​Welcome back to the Ron Duprat Top Chef Las Vegas recap, folks. To take a peek back at episodes one and two, click the links. Otherwise, read on to find out what episode three had in store for our Haitian homeboy.Episode three:The show starts off with the cast commiserating on what's gone down so ... More >>

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    August 28, 2009

    Doggie Bag: This Week in Charlie

    ​ Melted, fatty goodness was en vogue this week on Clean Plate Charlie. The above pic hailed from our post on the Big Bear Bistro Burger, New Times' best burger of 2009. Check out what else you missed this week on CPC below. The Meatist returns again this week to talk about the benefits of dry-agi ... More >>

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    August 27, 2009

    Ron Duprat's Top Chef Recap Episode One

    ​Episode two of the new Top Chef Las Vegas premiered last night, which means we've seen Hollywood Beach Marriott Executive Chef Ron Duprat twice now on the program. Each week, we're going to recap what happened to the Haitian native Duprat on the show -- and maybe point out some funny stuff too. I ... More >>

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    August 27, 2009

    Ron Duprat's Top Chef Recap Episode Two

    Duprat with Gail Simmons and some dude at the SoBe Wine & Food Festival.​OK, after our encore Ron Duprat recap of Top Chef Las Vegas episode one, it's time to move on to episode two. Maybe we'll see some more of Ron's jolly ways this time around? I'll settle for some more of him cooking. Now o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Restaurant News: Top Chef, Bad Karma, Fire & Ice Cream

    Photo by Flickr user Dots Treats CupcakesJust don't order the toasted coconut.​• Fire and ice cream is not a happy marriage, as the folks at Palm Beach's Sprinkles ice cream shop found out last weekend. A kitchen fire gutted the shop, which not only dishes everyone's favorite hot-weather treat b ... 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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