Guest Blogs

Plate’s guest blogs are where chefs and other industry pros share their experiences and thoughts about life in the food world.

"The Bear" Gives Us the Imperfect Restaurant and Workers We All Know

IDK Concepts
Pleasant Hill, California

What Being a Butcher Taught Me About the Value of Craft

Copper & Heat
Portland, Oregon

There’s No Tavern to Walk Into: Bartenders Game the Plague

Jupiter Disco
Brooklyn, New York

You Should Be Asking for More Money: Here’s How to Do It

Copper & Heat
Portland, Oregon

How Creating a Tipless Restaurant Made Me a Better Leader

Core City Development
Detroit, Michigan

Sarah Grueneberg On Why the Soul of Spiaggia Will Live On Through Its Staff

Monteverde Restaurant & Pastificio
Chicago, Illinois

The New Bourdain Documentary Misses the Point of Tony's Life

IDK Concepts
Pleasant Hill, California

Restaurants No Longer Need Reviewers

The Restaurant Manifesto
New York, New York