Behind the Swinging Doors: A Look Inside Recette’s Kitchen

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What goes on behind the kitchen doors at Recette?
Jane Bruce

The kitchen at Recette isn't much bigger than what's in this photo. Executive sous chef Edward Blumfield lets out a yawn while chatting with expeditor Breno Costa, and Luis Capellan prepares dishes on the left.

From the Bar

Jane Bruce

The kitchen at Recette isn't much bigger than what's in this photo. Executive sous chef Edward Blumfield lets out a yawn while chatting with expeditor Breno Costa, and Luis Capellan prepares dishes on the left.

Making Dessert

Jane Bruce

One of the chefs makes chocolate molasses gateaux.

Baby Pictures

Jane Bruce

No, the Recette kitchen doesn't keep photos of restaurant critics on the wall, just photos of chef Schenker's son.

Slow Night

Jane Bruce

There's not a lot of action in the kitchen, so while one chef texts, another prepares a dish for the dining room.

View of the Dining Room

Jane Bruce

A window above the sinks gives a view of the dining room from the kitchen.

More Texting

Jane Bruce

During the quiet time before the dinner rush starts, the chefs spend time on their phones.