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Talking to Chef Carlos Jorge at W Hotel and Steak 954, Part 1

Chef Carlos Jorge, who gained fame for his tropical-inspired menu at Solu in The Resort on Singer Island in 2006, has taken over as executive chef at the W Hotel on Fort Lauderdale beach, where Steak 954 is the signature restaurant. We chatted with him for the Verbal Nosh, and here's an excerpt.

New Times: When did you take over  room service and catering at W, and where were you before this?

Carlos Jorge:
I got here the last week in August and came from the St. Regis in Princeville, Kauai. I had been there since May of 2009. I opened it after they rebranded it to Starwood's luxury collection.

What's life like on an island in the Pacific?

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