Chef-Owner Curtis Stone is a chef, restaurateur, author, media personality and businessman. Originally from Australia, Curtis was classically trained in Europe as protégé to Michelin-starred London chef Marco Pierre White. In February 2014, Curtis opened his first solo restaurant, Maude, in Beverly Hills. Named after his grandmother, Maude Restaurant has garnered rave reviews and accolades as an international culinary destination from James Beard Foundation (2015 Best New Restaurant semifinalist), TIME/Travel & Leisure (lists Maude as one of the best new restaurants in the world), Eater LA (2014’s Restaurant of the Year), LA Weekly (2014’s Best New Restaurant followed by 2015 Best Restaurant in Los Angeles), LA Magazine (4 out of 4 stars), Angeleno and more.
Off the back of his recent podcast interview with Eater's Greg Morabito, the two will sit down for a discussion on technique, the hard work of opening restaurants, and fine dining in the LA food scene.