Just in time for Thanksgiving, The Daily Meal staff was lucky enough to get a hold of celebrity chef and restaurateur Wolfgang Puck for some holiday menu inspiration, as well as some insight on what it takes to run a hospitality empire that spans the globe.
Recently, Puck also announced that he is gearing up to open his first-ever New York City restaurant, an outpost of his modern steakhouse CUT by Wolfgang Puck to the Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown.
CUT will be a modern steakhouse. It will be sexy and have a great lounge. The menu will be seasonal with great local ingredients #TDMasksWP
We waited 25 years to open our flagship in NYC so hospitality and service will be on another level here. Just you wait! #TDMasksWP
Recently, the chef also opened CUT by Wolfgang Puck in Singapore, where the menu aims high.
As for the next few days, chef Puck will be focused on Thanksgiving, like the rest of us. His family’s favorite dish is Puck’s own pumpkin soup with roasted apples and cranberries, while his leftover turkey gets turned into quesadillas, per his children’s request.
We always have leftover turkey and the next day we make turkey quesadillas, Alexander and Oliver my kids love them! #TDMasksWP
For entertaining in the cold weather months, Puck has two suggestions:
Finally, the chef shared a formula for success that looks pretty hard to disagree with: