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Mind of a Chef:  A Lesson in Menu Creation with Brian Cartenuto

Mind of a Chef: A Lesson in Menu Creation with Brian Cartenuto

Menu creation requires the respect and time it deserves because when art meets science, the wait is always worth the result…

My name is Brian Cartenuto, I am the General Manager & Executive Chef of Queen City Grill.  I have spent 25 years training and working in professional... (continued)

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Sip for SIFF Cocktail Competition 2017

Sip for SIFF Cocktail Competition 2017

Sip for sifF cocktail competition

What do you do when you get a surprise invitation to participate in a cocktail competition held in support of SIFF, a week or so prior?  You say yes!  And then try not to panic, but, we are getting ahead of ourselves.  First of all, in case you are... (continued)

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Brian Cartenuto & the New Queen City

Brian Cartenuto & the New Queen City

Brian Cartenuto Executive Chef at Queen City Grill

Brian Cartenuto, a Florida native, has returned to Seattle to be the Executive Chef at the iconic Queen City Grill, located in Belltown.   Cartenuto’s return is something of a homecoming not only to the city of Seattle, but also to... (continued)

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