Zach Hunter: sous chef at Atera

(Hunter is on the left)

(Hunter is on the left)

Zach Hunter, 30, is sous chef at Atera, the highly acclaimed tasting room in Tribeca which New York Times food critic Pete Wells called eating at the restaurant “one of the most fascinating experiences you can have in a New York City restaurant.”

When Hunter decided to pursue the culinary arts after high school, his ambition led him to train and work at some of the best culinary institutions and fine-dining restaurants in the world. Read on for more info, whether you are a card-carrying New York eater or interested in the culinary arts!
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The Basics: Contemporary cuisine movements

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When it comes to the culinary movements, hardly a meal goes by without a term being dropped. Sure, you know you like the burger you ordered, but what does “a New American” style burger even mean? What is the difference between farm-to-table food and locavore-friendly fare? Check out below for some simple definitions so you never again have to spend a meal wondering what the heck slow food is.
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