Inspiring Stories from Eight of LA's Favorite Chefs and Restaurateurs
There has never been a time when reinvention was more urgently called for. This is why Buffalo Market supports chefs and restaurateurs to achieve their reinventions logistically, financially, and passionately.
These videos showcase 8 chefs and restaurateurs and their ongoing REINVENTION in partnership with Buffalo Market.
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Chef Vanda Asapahu, Araya Thai
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Chef Vanda Asapahu
Upgrading the takeout experience
"Building in narratives and a history of the food, so that the experience is not just boxes in bags."
Chef Suzanne Tracht
The importance of simplicity
"If you can get the quality ingredients that you need at one stop, it's a lifesaver. It really is."
Chefs Lene & Mark Houck
OPEN FACE FOOD SHOP
Blooming in a food desert
"We opened up the restaurant here a couple years ago, to take care of the need of the neighborhood because there was nothing here. We realized we needed to leave our own neighborhood to go get food. There's no farmers market. Nothing."
Chef Celestino Drago
How food changes you
"Fresh foods make you happy, you know! When you cook, it relaxes you and make even help you."
Chef Vincent Giovanni
Moving to plant-based cooking
"Even though it's meatless, I've had people tell me, it's the best lasagna dinner. And that means a lot to me."
Surviving uncertainty with change
"La Boheme was lucky to survive. Closing and opening, again and again. It was very difficult to operate."
Chef Raphael Lunetta
LUNETTA / GIRAFFE
The importance of relationships
"The daily inspiration comes from within ourselves and the people you work with."
Chef Yuta Tsunuda
Healthy food is the future
"I truly believe that food, especially healthy food, it's going to change the world. What you eat is who you are, and you need to eat great, pure foods, whole foods. That's how you're going to feel and that's what you're going to be mentally too."