Behind the Swinging Doors: Inside the Kitchen at Sorella

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What goes on behind the kitchen doors at Sorella?
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Rex Huang, a pastry cook, works alone in the pastry kitchen making pasta.

Making Pasta

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Rex Huang, a pastry cook, works alone in the pastry kitchen making pasta.

A Slow Process

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Making fresh pasta can take time, but it's worth the work.

On the Line

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Sous chef Andrianna Gurreri works on the line, showing off her "Imagine" tattoo.

Molly Nickerson

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Executive chef Molly Nickerson stepped in when chef Emma Hearst stepped out in 2012.

Down Time

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Pasty chef Michelle Catarata rests her head on a server during a slow moment at the restaurant.

Burners

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Pans lined up on burners filled with lamb ragù and shrimp.

Garganelli Nero

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Ruby red shrimp, 'Nduja (spreadable pork sausage), Calabrian chiles, and tarragon almost ready to serve.