2012

Best Chef New York City

Two Time Nominee

 

Johnson & Wales University

Distinguished Visiting Chef Award

NJ Restaurant Association

Restaurateur of the Year

Concierge Choice Award

Best Chef

 

 

 

 

2009

James Beard Foundation Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America

 

Nation's Restaurant News

Menu Masters Award for Innovation

 

Nation's Restaurant News

50 Top R&D Culinarians

 

2003

Time Out New York

Best Culinary Prankster

 

 

1998

The Vatel Club

Chef of the Year

 

Chef Magazine

Chef of the Year

 

Meilleur Ouvriers de France

Diplome d’Honneur

 

1997

Robert Mondavi

Culinary Award of Excellence

 

1996

Robert Mondavi

Culinary Award of Excellence

 

1995

Culinary Institute of America

Auguste Escoffier “Augie” Award

19XX

Government of Japan

International Food Festival Nippon Award of Excellence

 

1991

 

Chefs in America

Chef of the Year