It really is fascinating. They understand their environment so intimately, what to look for at what particular time of year. He was recently awarded a Michelin star for his flagship restaurant in Beverly Hills, he’s got a new eatery opening this month in Dallas and he stars in his own television series on PBS. We invite you to use our commenting platform to engage in insightful conversations about issues in our community. Walk-in's welcome and will be accomodated if seating is available. Seen here, Curtis Stone truffle hunting in Umbria. Dessert is a take on the Negroni cocktail. As Australia continues to struggle following devastating bushfires, celebrity chef Curtis Stone has found a genius and rather homespun way to support and pay tribute to the state of South Australia. I’m far from a one-man band,” he says. Stone, along with executive chef Chris Flint, and wine director Andrey Tolmachyov actually traveled to  Australia for exploration and research before building the menu. (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times) 2 / 14. And then frankly the opportunity came up. Q: So you got more comfortable on camera? (Courtesy of PBS), PBS show, “Field Trip with Curtis Stone,” airs through Nov. 30 and will be back for another season. In 2014, Curtis opened his first solo restaurant, Maude (Beverly Hills, CA), to immediate acclaim. Q: There are lots of contest and restaurant rescue shows, but this type seems to belong to a new breed started by Anthony Bourdain and continuing with Marcus Samuelsson’s “No Passport Required.” These shows go deeper. Beverly Hills. Even though Curtis Stone has been a chef since the age of 18, he decided to wait for 20 years to open up his first restaurant. Some courses calling for the hero ingredient to be at the center of the plate, whilst at other times playing a supporting role. This month they will open Georgie by Curtis Stone, which is similar to Gwen, with restaurateur Stephan Courseau in Dallas. Discover Los Angeles County. It’s traditionally very hearty and heavy with beef, almost like an Aussie spin on a shepherd’s pie, but he made this beautiful vegetarian adaptation with celery, rutabaga, and green garbanzo beans,” said Stone. Maude's current menu is a beautiful tribute to South Australia. That was a compliment to put me in a book with a bunch of incredible chefs. These  ancient cultures are so sophisticated: I’m from a pretty recent sort of a culture, when you compare it. We have flipped our intimate dining room into Maude Marketplace, open I cover the the best in cocktails and dining. It’s also a real mosaic of cultures with the indigenous population that’s lived off the land for more than 65,000 years,” said Stone. Marble, copper, walnut and leather combine beautifully to showcase the artistry of the kitchen and the bounty of the butcher's case. Alicia Cho “South Australia is an amazing gastronomical destination within Australia,’ said celebrity chef Curtis Stone. So I’ve always loved it. Each quarter a unique menu is created and inspired by the team's travel to one of the world's great wine regions. Gwen Butcher Shop & Restaurant is the second restaurant from fine dining Chef Curtis Stone (of Maude) and the first he’s opened with his brother Luke Stone. The program follows Stone and his culinary team as they travel the world in search of hands-on foodie adventures, deeper knowledge of global cuisines and delicious wines. Andrey Tolmachyov, Maude’s Head Sommelier, and Ben Aviram, Director of Operations, will travel together and immerse themselves in the unique culture of each area through its wine and cuisine. The team immerses ourselves in the food, wine, and culture of the region during our research & development trips to gather inspiration for our quarterly menus. Maude, his Michelin-starred Beverly Hills restaurant, where the menu changes every three months, has been a hit from day one. By focusing on wine regions as the hero and co-star of our menus, the format will still feel like Maude but it gives our team creative freedom to build a menu unrestrained from the inspiration that we find in each region. So you can do that in conjunction with the ten course menu if you like. (Courtesy of Curtis Stone), PBS show, “Field Trip with Curtis Stone,” airs through Nov. 30 and will be back for another season. (Courtesy of PBS), PBS show, “Field Trip with Curtis Stone,” airs through Nov. 30 and will be back for another season. A: It is. Andrey Tolmachyov, Maude’s Head Sommelier, and Ben Aviram, Director of Operations, will travel together and immerse themselves in the unique culture of each area through its wine and cuisine. A: I think there’s a good sense of humor and an incredible hospitality in Dallas that you don’t find in other parts of the world, a real friendliness too. Gwen Butcher Shop & Restaurant is the second restaurant from fine dining Chef Curtis Stone (of Maude) and the first he’s opened with his brother Luke Stone. Maude, Curtis Stone’s Beverly Hills restaurant known for its themed multi-course dinners, quietly ended its run of ingredient-inspired menus at the end of 2017. Realizing a lifelong dream, chef Curtis Stone opened his first solo restaurant in Beverly Hills in February 2014. A:  When I look back I wasn’t probably very good in the beginning. Q: A lot of chefs who like to stay in the kitchen might have a tough time on camera, but you seem to be a natural. You may opt-out by. Maude Restaurant. Affectionately named after his late paternal grandmother, the restaurant pays homage to Curtis’ first culinary mentor whose sensibilities are resonant throughout the restaurant experience. Some courses calling for the hero ingredient to be at the center of the plate, whilst at other times playing a supporting role. A ten-course tasting menu is also available. Bringing back to Maude some rare old bottlings, a few undiscovered gems, and the classics that have made the region one of the best in the world. presenting up to 20 dishes that call on fire-based cooking techniques. We are able to explore these destinations through our first-hand travels in the world’s great wine capitals. But it’s a bit like golf, at first you hit it in the trees and then you just get better at it. Seen here, Curtis Stone and company, surfing in Gas Bay in Western Australia. Dinner at Gwen is more than a dining experience — it's a visceral one, as you're surrounded by meat visibly hanging in glass-enclosed dry age rooms and whole animals roasting over a fire pit. Delicious food for a good cause, with a celebrity chef at the helm. In January 2018, Maude debuted a new muse: drawing inspiration from the great wine regions of the world. All Rights Reserved, This is a BETA experience. 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A: We ask diners to let us put them in our hands. And here we are down the track and it’s pretty exciting. At SHARE, I bring those discoveries to the dining room where passengers are making their own memories exploring the world around the table. Q: Sounds like a grueling traveling schedule.