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Celebrity chef’s new pop-up Jersey Shore restaurant is coming this month

Even during a global pandemic that has brought the restaurant industry to its knees, Asbury Park has found a way to maintain its status as the Jersey Shore’s hottest food town— and it will soon have an anticipated pop-up restaurant to prove it. Celebrity chef and Hazlet native David Burke will open David Burke Asbury Kitchen […]

David Burke pop-up takes over Modine site

MId-August opening planned by well-known shore native chef Internationally acclaimed Chef David Burke brings his culinary mastery to Asbury Park with Asbury Kitchen by David Burke, a pop-up restaurant at the former site of Modine on Mattison Avenue. A mid-August opening is scheduled.  The restaurant will have outdoor dining seven nights a week for dinner from 4 […]

David Burke Opens New Restaurant At Modine’s Space In Asbury Park

David Burke announced he is taking over the Modine’s space, turning it into David Burke Asbury Kitchen​. A mid-August opening is planned.  David Burke announced Wednesday he is taking over the space formerly occupied by Modine’s in Asbury Park, turning it into David Burke Asbury Kitchen. A mid-August opening is scheduled. Burke said he wants […]

Chef David Burke expands to Charlotte

New York chef and restaurateur David Burke plans to open SkyBar by David Burke on Aug. 7 and RedSalt by David Burke later this summer at Le Méridien Charlotte. “Over the years, I have had the opportunity to connect with the Charlotte community through friends and family, and I have been impressed by not only […]

A David Burke Restaurant Pops Up in Asbury Park

Internationally acclaimed Chef David Burke brings his culinary mastery to Asbury Park with Asbury Kitchen by David Burke, a pop-up restaurant at the former site of Modine on Mattison Avenue. The restaurant will have outdoor dining for lunch and dinner Friday, Saturday and Sunday and for dinner on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday. Fueled by passion, grit […]

Chef David Burke Fills In For Kevin McCullough, Talks Restaurant Business

Chef David Burke filled in for Kevin McCullough on Kevin McCullough Radio to talk the state of the restaurant business and more. Click here to hear!

Celebrity Chef David Burke Opening New Restaurant, Rooftop Bar at Le Méridien

SkyBar by David Burke opens August 7; RedSalt by David Burke later this summer  Click here to read on Charlotte Magazine online. David Burke is the internationally renowned chef and founder of the Smith & Wollensky steakhouse brand. He’s known for his Himalayan salt aging process for beef—and his reputation as a culinary prankster. You […]

Award-winning celebrity chef David Burke signs on for two Charlotte concepts, including rooftop bar

Award-winning chef and New York restaurateur David Burke will grow his portfolio with two ventures at Le Méridien Charlotte. The first — SkyBar by David Burke — opens on August 7. That rooftop bar is located at 555 S. McDowell St. Burke also plans to open RedSalt by David Burke on the first floor of that hotel this summer. […]

Chef David Burke serves up summer dishes

New Jersey Chef David Burke has worked in many kitchens before launching his own restaurant. Now, he has eight eateries in our area, several of which have reopened for outdoor dining amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to watch Chef Burke’s appearance on PIX11.

Chill Out With Gazpacho Recipe From David Burke Orange Lawn

Gazpacho, a summer favorite on many restaurant menus, is also perfect cooling soup for outdoor dining.  Chef David Burke of David Burke Orange Lawn in South Orange remembers back 30 years ago, when gazpacho was a hard sell even at the legendary River Café, where Burke, then 26, was the executive chef. Burke believed in […]

Chef Brian Lee Prepares A Simmering Bounce Back At Garden City Hotel’s Restaurants

Days before the Garden City Hotel would normally host its fancy-hatted annual Belmont Stakes festival in June, guests were instead toasting with to-go cups, celebrating the first week of outdoor dining’s return. Although the hotel didn’t close during the coronavirus pandemic — traveling nurses and other essential workers stayed there during the peak — its […]

Ventanas Chef David Burke Named Culinary Director of Son Cubano in West New York

West New York, NJ restaurant Son Cubano has used the reopening of New Jersey restaurants to bring a major upgrade to its fare. Acclaimed chef David Burke has been named culinary director of the modern Cuban restaurant. Burke, a resident of Fort Lee, already helms the kitchens at Ventanas in Fort Lee, Nauti Bar in Sea Bright, Drifthouse in […]

New York City Restaurants Open Outposts in the Hamptons This Summer

The coronavirus has pushed restaurateurs to creatively expand offerings amid pandemic-related restrictions and financial pressure But many of those venturing to the East End this summer are doing so with less financial risk by limiting themselves to delivery from the city or by partnering with a hotel. In the case of veteran New York and […]

Celebrity chef David Burke on New Jersey Gov. Murphy delaying indoor dining plan

New Jersey’s Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy delays plans to allow indoor dining. Watch Chef David Burke on Cavuto Live discussing this turn of events in the New Jersey restaurant industry. Click here to see the video on FoxNews.com.

INTERVIEW: Chef David Burke On Honest Plate, Sustainability, #CookinDB, #FeedtheHeroes And More

Internationally acclaimed Chef David Burke‘s latest endeavor focuses on plant-forward dishes – that will be available right here in the Hamptons. Chef Burke has partnered with Honest Plate to create flavorful meals exclusively for the Hamptons-based clean eating, plant forward and Whole30 diet oriented prepared meal service.  We recently caught up with Chef Burke about the […]

COVID-19: NJ’s Chef Burke On Indoor Dining Amid Outbreak

Chef David Burke, a Jersey native, continues to dish out the goods despite COVID-19’s impact on the restaurant industry. “I’m optimistic that we’ll finish out the year nice and strong,” Chef David Burke said. “Even finishing in a breakeven, that’s fine.” Chef Burke of Hazlet runs four restaurants in the Garden State and several others […]

Best kitchen knives and how to buy them, according to experts

As you’re cooking more at home, upgrading your knives might be on your mind. We asked cookbook authors and culinary experts about finding the best one for your kitchen. Despite large, alluring knife block sets on the market, truly upgrading your cooking game is less about quantity and more about quality. Ask any culinary pro […]

My Five Favorite Meals: David Burke

From France to Singapore to Germany, celebrity chef David Burke shares with us the meals that have mattered the most to him. David Burke was born in Brooklyn and for all his world travel, international success and recognition, he’s New York through and through. Brooklyn is a birthmark. He studied cooking at the Culinary Institute […]

Dinner with a mask: How bacon (and margaritas) helped me overcome my fear of dining out again

Monday marked the return of outdoor dining, and this food writer was ready to get back out there. Sort of. As soon as I could find my purse. And my bra. And my courage. We made it two blocks before I realized I forgot my wallet. When we finally hit the Parkway, en route to […]

VENTANAS chef David Burke named culinary director of Son Cubano in West New York

Been a while since you’ve been to Son Cubano in West New York? If ever there was a time for a revisit ⁠— this is it. Acclaimed chef David Burke has been named culinary director of the modern Cuban restaurant. Burke, a resident of Fort Lee, already helms the kitchens at Ventanas in Fort Lee, Nauti Bar in […]

My First Meal Dining Outside At A Restaurant Since Covid-19

Liz Jeressi visits Drifthouse by David Burke on her first dining out experience since COVID-19. Here’s the restaurant I chose for my first meal out and what my first dinner-out choices were 🙂 I will try to never again take for granted how great it is to dine out. It has never felt better to […]

A pinch of extra personality for Hamptons meal maker

A celebrity chef with connections to Bobby Flay, Bloomingdale’s and President Donald Trump will spice up the menu of a Hamptons-based meal service. Honest Plate – launched in January by husband-and-wife entrepreneurs Ashley and Diana Heather, along with well-known regional chefs Jon Albrecht and Nick Reisini – has recruited culinary king David Burke to cook […]

Celebrity chef David Burke partners with East End meal plan Honest Plate

Celebrity chef David Burke is teaming up with East End meal service Honest Plate to create some exclusive meal options. The dishes will be based off locally sourced ingredients and will be all organic, with much of it grown in Honest Plate’s greenhouse in Riverhead.  Burke is known for his appearances on “Top Chef Masters,” […]

David Burke Orange Lawn Back with New Outdoor Seating

New Jersey is breathing a fresh air of hope this week as the Garden State begins reopening procedures! South Orange restaurant David Burke Orange Lawn is excited to reopen with an all-new garden terrace. Starting Tuesday, June 16th from 5 to 9 PM, the eatery’s new garden terrace will see patrons dining under the stars. The terrace is in compliance with New […]

Q&A David Burke, David Burke Restaurants, NYC

Blurring the lines between chef, artist, entrepreneur and inventor, world-renowned chef David Burke is one of the leading pioneers in American cooking today. His fascination with ingredients and the art of the meal has fueled a thirty-year career marked by creativity, critical acclaim and the introduction of revolutionary products and cooking techniques. From his support of […]