Though interviews and footage of famous chefs occupy most of the screen time in Three Stars, his main focus is the industry itself, in its business aspects and its complicated relationship with critics.
To get from 2 to 3 stars, this might be the most difficult step. Three Stars in France is more than a recognition, more than a social status, it's the ultimate reward.
The L'Abeille restaurant is situated in the Shangri La hotel in the 16 arrondisement in Paris. Headed up by Chef Philippe Labbé, it is Shangri Las effort to attract tourists and locals with a demanding palate.
I got a phone call from a good friend of mine at the Michelin Travel Guide. Some of the Michelin Inspectors will be in town to go over the manuscript to the Red Guide to New York City and they need somewhere to have dinner.
Aliya LeeKong is the Culinary Creative Director at Junoon, which just received a Michelin star. This is what every chef works for but LeeKong's story of how she arrived in one of New York's Very Important Kitchens is a little different.