‘Top Chef’ Alum John Tesar Brings West Coast Surf and Turf to Dana Point
The Dallas-based chef opens Outer Reef inside the Laguna Cliffs Marriott
It’s no longer a rumor: Former Top Chef contestant John Tesar’s seafood restaurant Outer Reef is headed to Dana Point at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, with an opening slated for the end of 2018. Tesar is a four-time James Beard nominee, and appeared twice on Bravo’s culinary competition show.
John Tesar taps fellow 'Top Chef' alum Gerald Sombright for Knife & Spoon at Orlando’s Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes
It'll be a Top Chef reunion of sorts when Knife & Spoon opens inside the Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes this spring. We told you a couple of weeks ago that Top Chef Season 10 and 14 alum John Tesar, a four-time James Beard Award semifinalist for “Best Southwest Chef,” is opening his modern steak and seafood concept in the old Norman's space in April or May of this year.
Which Dallas restaurant was named by ‘Esquire’ as one of the ‘most important restaurants of the decade’?
The future of dining in America looks bright. Next year, some of the country’s most iconic cooks—alongside legendary chefs from around the world—will unleash fresh new dining engagements, from mod Mexican to casual French, to dry-aged beef-powered Korean. Expect projects from big-time names like chef Enrique Olvera of Mexico City’s Pujol, hometown hero chef Daniel Humm from Eleven Madison Park, and restaurateur Danny Meyer, whose Shake Shack empire needs no introduction.
15 Excellent Options For Dining On Christmas Eve & Day in Dallas
Considering how much thought goes into buying all those gifts, booking travel, and hosting holiday shindigs, the most important question during the season is always "What are we going to eat on Christmas Day?"
Another classic Feast of the Seven Fishes can be found at Knife Plano, where just 40 guests can enjoy an exclusive taste of the Roman Catholic traditional seven-course meal the way only chef John Tesar can serve it.
The Burger show
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Make the Best Burger Ever at Home
Chef John Tesar showing how to cook the best burger ever at home with Jane McGarry on Good Morning Texas.
One of the World’s Greatest BBQ Pitmasters Has Created the Ultimate Guide to Steak
In 2015, Aaron Franklin gave us all his brisket secrets. Built around a 15-page treatise of technique, science and art, Franklin BBQ: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto, showed us why so many people wait in line at Franklin’s Austin restaurant: because smoking the best beef in Texas is a lot of work! Among barbecue geeks...
John Tesar's Knife Dallas
Knife, located in the Highland Dallas, is a reinvention of the steakhouse experience. Knife is the highly awarded restaurant created by nationally acclaimed, James Beard-nominated and Bravo’s.
How Long Should Steak Be Dry Aged? — The Meat Show
This week on The Meat Show, host and professional carnivore Nick Solares heads to Knife, chef John Tesar’s upscale Dallas steakhouse, to sample dry
RESTAURANTS / LISTS Texas Dominates Best Steakhouses in America Rankings
No place does steak better than Texas — and now there’s even more proof. Three Texas meat temples made the exclusive
KNIFE at The District at Willow Bend
At Knife Chef John Tesar is reinventing the steak house by taking it back to it's Texas roots at Knife.
Knife: Steakhouse Meals at Home
Click Here buy a copy of John’s new cookbook “KNIFE STEAKHOUSE MEALS AT HOME”.
The 25 Best Steakhouses in America Right Now
You know you’re in Texas when a steakhouse’s sauce list includes béarnaise and salsa verde. Dallas’ Knife, the flagship of Top Chef alum John Tesar, offers old-school cuts like filet au poivre and pork porterhouse along with exotics like grilled short ribs and a 240-day dry-aged rib eye. Most of the beef comes from 44 Farms, a century-old, black Angus producer in Cameron, Texas.