Posts Tagged ‘Jeffrey Jew’

How Long Have All D.C. Chefs Lasted On Top Chef? (Spoiler)

Kapnos chef George Pagonis didn't do so well in the first episode.

Spoiler! Which D.C. Top Chef Contestant Got Kicked Off for an Omelet?

Sorry, D.C. Top Chef fans, we're one local chef down after last night's premiere episode. The competition starts with the contestants divided into groups and sent to the kitchens of Tom Colicchio, Emeril Lagasse, Wolfgang Puck, and Hugh Acheson. Each celebrity chef has determined his own test for the chefs to win their spots in […]

Watch Three Local Chefs on Top Chef Tonight

It's time, Tom and Padma fans. Top Chef Seattle premieres tonight at 10 p.m. Among this season's cast: Seasonal Pantry's Dan O'Brien, Belga Cafe's Bart Vandaele, and Jeffrey Jew, who's identified in the show as chef de cuisine at Blackbyrd, although his Top Chef bio says he's now a personal chef in St. Petersburg, Fla. There are […]

New Chef and New Menu at The Brixton

After filming the new season of Top Chef, The Brixton's opening chef Jeffrey Jew parted ways with the U Street NW pub. Now helming the kitchen is Jorge Pimentel, former owner of the Sabor'a Street Latin-inspired food truck, who's also worked at Masa 14 and now-shuttered Commonwealth Gastropub. Pimentel tells Y&H that he started at The Brixton as a […]

Reality Bites: How Top Chef Contestants Stay Undercover

In the fall of 2007, Spike Mendelsohn told everyone he knew he was traveling in Vietnam for six weeks. In reality, the chef of Good Stuff Eatery and We The Pizza was in Chicago filming Season 4 of Top Chef. The story seemed plausible: He was cooking Vietnamese food at Mai House in New York […]

Who’s on Top Chef?

Three D.C. chefs will compete on the next season of Bravo's Top Chef in Seattle. Y&H correctly predicted two of the contestants: Jeffrey Jew (who last we heard was chef of The Brixton, though Bravo doesn't mention that) and Belga Cafe's Bart Vandaele. A surprise third D.C. contestant is Seasonal Pantry chef Dan O'Brien. Check out the […]

Are Two D.C. Chefs Filming Top Chef?

Rumors are circulating among restaurant industry folks that at least two D.C. chefs may be contestants in the latest season of Bravo's Top Chef: Belga Café's Bart Vandaele (left) and The Brixton's Jeffrey Jew. Although Bravo has not even officially announced the newest season, multiple spottings of camera crews, Top Chef alums, and judges over […]

Five Things To Know About The Brixton

British pub The Brixton opens July 1 at 9th and U streets NW. Keep calm and read on about the latest project from Ian and Eric Hilton, also the people behind Marvin, The Gibson, American Ice Company, and more: 1. It's a British pub, but it's not just fish 'n chips (though you can get those too). Like […]

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