Show 59, February 1, 2013: Curtis Stone, Owner/Chef of Maude, Beverly Hills

Curtis StoneYou know Aussie (Melbourne) celebrity chef, Curtis Stone, from Bravo’s “Top Chef Masters” which he hosts. He’s now a resident of Los Angeles.

What you may not know is that he has a serious culinary background. He trained with the legendary English Chef, Marco Pierre White. Chef Curtis worked his way up Marco Pierre White’s tall culinary ladder over eight years and eventually became the Head Chef of Quo Vadis in London earning a coveted Michelin Star.

On February 1st Curtis Stone opens Maude in Beverly Hills. Maude is named after his grandmother who prepared his first memorable dish at Age 5. It’s an intimate 25 seats and Chef Curtis will actually be there cooking. The menu will change monthly and all of the ten tasting plates served each night will contain a featured ingredient. February is citrus.