Name: Dino Landino
Number of Years As A Chef: About 30 years
Number of Years At Balladino's: Almost 13 years
Signature Dish: The Chicken Balladino (The #4), which outsells everything 2:1
Favorite Food: Pizza
Name: Silvio Suppa
Number of Years As A Chef: 40
Number of Years At Cafe Allegre: 13
Signature Dishes: Braciole or Meatballs & Sausage w/Rigatoni. And, big requests all the time for my Zuppa di Pesce.
Favorite Food: Breakfast food! A nice bowl of oatmeal, fresh fruit, orange juice and anything else I have in the house for breakfast is my favorite food and time of day – before the chaos begins!
Name: David Forrest
Number of Years As A Chef: 20
Number of Years At Dolly Madison: Over 25
Signature Dish: Roast Pork Chops and New York Strip
Favorite Food: Steak and salad
Name: Edgar Jara
Number of Years As A Chef: 10
Number of Years At Elizabeth's: 15
Signature Dish: Pan seared diver sea scallops with wild mushrooms, tomatoes and lemon caper sauce and any version or our lobster mac and cheese made with a signature blend of artisan cheeses.
Favorite Food: Delicious and healthy eating are important to me. At Elizabeth's we source our vegetables and meats from organic purveyors whenever possible. Interestingly prepared vegetables and freshly caught fish, especially striped bass, are my idea of a great meal.
Name: Orlando Duran
Number of Years As A Chef: 20 to 25
Number of Years At Friends & Company: 4
Signature Dish: Old Bay Roasted Salmon with Asparagus Vinaigrette
Favorite Food: Pork
Name: Gilbert Taboada
Number of Years As A Chef: Working in kitchens for 40, chef for 20
Number of Years At Noodles: 8
Signature Dish: Italian pastas and seafood
Favorite Food: Spanish