Shortly after announcing the second location of The Americano coming to Atlanta, two-time James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur Chef Scott Conant shares that the Italian-inspired steakhouse will officially open to the public for dinner service on Monday, May 23. Located within the luxurious InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta – which is currently in the final stages of a complete transformation – The Americano blends a European style of highly personalized service with contemporary dining to create an exceptional and convivial experience.
Two-time James Beard Award–winning chef Scott Conant will open an Italian steakhouse in Buckhead in April. The Americano, will be located in the former Southern Art space at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta and marks the Chopped judge’s first restaurant in the South. “We’ve been holding on to this news for a while now, so it’s nice to let the cat out of the bag,” says Conant, best known for his work at New York restaurants L’Impero, Alto and Scarpetta.
Two-time James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur Chef Scott Conant announced Thursday the opening of The Americano in Buckhead is slated for April 2022. Located within the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta — which is undergoing a complete transformation — the incoming restaurant is the second outpost of The Americano, joining the 2020 opening of its first location in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Following the success of the 2020 opening of its first location in Scottsdale, Ariz., two-time James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur Chef Scott Conant announces the second location of The Americano coming to Atlanta in April 2022. Located within the luxurious InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta – which is undergoing a complete transformation – The Americano blends a European style of highly personalized.
"The first thing Mel ever cooked for me was a beef börek, and I instantly fell for it—the flavor and texture were seductive, a little mysterious, but not totally unfamiliar. It was like eating something from a past life. Böreks are often described as savory pies, but I think that's slightly misleading because integral to the preparation and the amazing taste is the layering of the filling (whether meat or vegetable), the egg glaze, and the yufka dough.
"This is a riff on a dish that was a staple weeknight dinner in my childhood home and now is once again in my own family's household. It's quick, everything cooks in a single pan, and it's a great use for leftover chicken or any other odds and ends you might have in the fridge: chunks of sausage, herbs, some vegetables, whatever.
For the pork and veal meatballs, preheat the oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, combine the ingredients except for the eggs, olive oil and butter. Fold in the eggs. Shape into meatballs using your hands or a 2.5 ounce ice cream scoop and place on a work surface.
Italian celebrity chef, Scott Conant, is well known in the food world. He is a James Beard award winner, a judge on the Food Network TV show "Chopped," and the author of four Italian cookbooks, with the most recent titled, "Peace, Love, and Pasta," per Forbes. Conant is also the owner of three restaurants — Cellaio Steak, Mora Italian, and The Americano — according to Conant's website. His food career began at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, and he spent time in Europe before working at several important restaurants in New York City. While in New York, he trained under and worked alongside influential chefs before taking the initiative to open his restaurant L'Impero in 2002, per Iconic Life.
When you think about food judges, you have to imagine their palates are pretty refined. To be able to carefully and accurately determine good from bad versus like and dislike is much a harder task than some may give them credit. Of course, tasting lots of food over the years...
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Chef Scott Conant is celebrating his newly released cookbook, “Peace, Love, & Pasta,” with a few special events at his two Valley restaurants, Mora Italian on North Seventh Street and the Americano Restaurant in Scottsdale. Later this month, he’s offering a VIP dining experience at both restaurants, and he’s revitalized the happy hour menu at both places based on the book and his recent travels.
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"People always ask me what I cook at home," says Scott Conant, the James Beard Award-winning chef best known for his appearances on Food Network shows like Chopped and Best Baker in America. "Well, this is it." He's referring to his recently released cookbook, Peace, Love, & Pasta: Simple and...
During the pandemic, even celebrity chefs had to pivot. Celebrity chef Scott Conant typically travels to food festivals and TV studios, and makes guest appearances here and abroad. He also racks up quite a few frequent flyer miles shuttling between his restaurants in Arizona and New York. Like many working parents, his lifestyle always entails deftly juggling work and family.
Celebrity chef Scott Conant is known to Food Network fans worldwide for his appearances as a longtime judge on the popular show “Chopped,” as well as his hosting gig on “Chopped Sweets” and his recurring role on “Beat Bobby Flay.”. A graduate of the esteemed Culinary Institute of America, Conant...
Since joining "Chopped" during the show's very first season, James Beard award-winning chef and "Peace, Love, and Pasta" author Scott Conant has taken a seat at the judges' table over 200 times (via IMDb). But for the third installment of the food competition's "All-Stars" spinoff, Conant flipped the script and put his cooking skills to the test thanks to the urging of Aarón Sánchez. "He's like, 'You got to compete,'" Conant told Mashed during an exclusive interview with Mashed. "And I'm like, 'No, I don't want to. I don't want to do it.' And he was like, 'No, you got to.' So when it got to a certain point where they started to turn to the other judges to get me to compete, I knew that my resolve was lessened."
The Chopped celebrity chef dishes on his new cookbook and what’s next on the menu at Cellaio, his Resorts World Catskills restaurant. Scott Conant wants to keep things simple. It seems like an irony for the celebrity chef, who regularly graces the judging panel on Food Network’s Chopped when he’s...
Anthony Bourdain's landmark series "No Reservations" took the late great culinary ambassador on plenty of memorable globe-trotting adventures. But for the instructional "Techniques" episode, which aired in 2010 during the show's sixth season (per Travel Channel), Bourdain opted for a different approach, enlisting fellow chefs to share kitchen tips. Along with fellow luminaries Jacques Pépin and Thomas Keller, chef Scott Conant, a longtime friend of Bourdain, was tapped for a cooking segment. Conant offered a step-by-step guide to preparing his famed pasta pomodoro.
Two-time James Beard Award-winning chef, restaurateur and cookbook author, Scott Conant, just launched his fourth cookbook Peace, Love, and Pasta: Simple and Elegant Recipes from a Chef’s Home Kitchen. Within this tome of made-with-love recipes is an all-season standout: Any Vegetable Risotto. “This is one of my favorite back-pocket risotto...
Scott Conant from the Food Network joins the show today to talk about “Chopped” and his new book “Peace, Love and Pasta” available now. Conant reflects on the evolution of the popular show “Chopped” that debuted around thirteen years ago. Conant shares that his new book is full of recipes he makes at home for his family.
Each product has been independently selected by our editorial team. We may receive commissions from some links to products on this page. Promotions are subject to availability and retailer terms. Chef Scott Conant's make-ahead Italian-American-style antipasto salad is packed with salami, provolone, olives, tomatoes + peppers. "This kitchen sink-style salad...