# Recette

The critically acclaimed tiny West Village restaurant will be closing as chef Schenker focuses on other projects
Jesse Schenker’s first restaurant, the highly praised Recette, turns five years old this month
Learn more about Jesse Schenker’s story by pre-ordering his book.
The Daily Meal and Digitas teams celebrated the first on-location Celebrity Chefs event with Jesse Schenker (pictured: Mark Appel, Digitas, with chef Schenker and The Meal's CEO, Jim Spanfeller).
Chef Jesse Schenker became a household name with Recette, and now he woos a slightly different crowd with the opening of Gander.
What goes on behind the kitchen doors at Recette?