Chefs of Distinction

Chef/Restaurateur Jean-Stephane Poinard
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Chef/Restaurateur Jean-Stephane Poinard

Jean-Stephane Poinard has finally come to America. His arrival in St. Augustine, Florida isn’t for a brief visit, but to realize his childhood dream of living and owning a restaurant in America.

Debbie Gold and Michael Smith
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Debbie Gold and Michael Smith

When Debbie Gold and Michael Smith first met in the kitchen at Charlie Trotter’s, it wasn’t exactly love at first sight. The naturally competitive atmosphere of a high-pressure restaurant made them a little wary of each other at first. But once the ice was broken, romance wasn’t far behind.