Chef David Waltuck and wife Karen oversaw New York Times Four Star Chanterelle restaurant which served his special style of nouvelle cuisine for 30 years. As Director of Culinary Programs at Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) David now focuses on teaching, mentoring and curriculum development. Food writer, stylist and recipe developer, Adeena Sussman, has collaborated with the likes of Model Chrissy Tiegen and Food Network's Ellie to write top selling cookbooks. Her new book tackles Tahini.This show is broadcast live on Wednesday's at 2PM ET on W4CY Radio – (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
On this week’s episode of Chef’s Story, Dorothy Cann Hamilton speaks with David Waltuck, who opened the restaurant Élan with business partner George Stinson in 2014. Élan will be closing its doors at the end of this month. Previously, Waltuck was the chef at Chanterelle, which opened in 1979 in SoHo, received various accolades, moved to TriBeCa in 1989, and closed in 2009, just short of its 30th anniversary.