Behind the Swinging Doors: A Look Inside Benoit’s Kitchen
October 25, 2013
What goes on behind the kitchen doors at Benoit?
Server Picks Up an Order
One the other side of the line, servers wait with trays for their dishes.
On the left, sous chef Romain Remacly checks an order, while on the left chef Bertineau assists chef de partie Chester Tsai in breaking down a roast chicken.
Quiet Moments in the Kitchen
Dishes wait to be plated while a sauce simmers on the stove.
Serving the Salads
The Rainbow Beet Salad is a popular item on the restaurant's lunch prix fixe and pre-theater menus.
Onion Soup and Steak Frites
Classic French dishes are all over the menu at Benoit.
Chef Remacly organizes the serving area.
The reservation report from OpenTable hangs near the kitchen doors. One guest requests that their birthday dinner involve "No singing!!!"
Chef Philippe Bertineau
Chef Bertineau comes from the central-west region of France, where he perfected his culinary skills on his family's farm.