Gray-lambskin leather jacket and gray cashmere hoodie by Dolce & Gabbana, ,950 and ,245; Calf-leather Heider sneakers by Bally, 5; In the mornings, chef Eric Ripert spends about an hour in his meditation room in his apartment on the Upper East Side.
He describes it as a sparsely furnished, simple, windowless spot where he can sit and think.
He was working in Paris at the famed La Tour D’Argent, a grueling first step on the journey from his childhood in the mountains of Andorra to where he is now — one of the most admired chefs in the world, leading Manhattan’s elegant Le Bernardin for more than 20 years.
Danny Meyer is running a dozen establishments and more than 60 Shake Shacks, which are expected to do more than 0 million in sales in 2015. Although he appears regularly in the media and runs a small restaurant in the Cayman Islands, called Blue by Eric Ripert, he is, for the most part, local and focused.
NEW YORK | When Eric Ripert turned 18, he had a crisis of confidence.
That relationship ended last year when Bourdain moved out and finally announced that they had been living “separate lives for years.” Bourdain casually let the world in on their inside joke about the split in that same New Yorker profile.
; is writing a book (out next year); and produced a Web-video series in which he cooks with a toaster oven.
and the four subsequent TV series he’s since starred in. She turned into Jean-Claude Van Damme.” The couple have a nine-year old daughter together and their divorce seems to be amicable.