Kitchen report 2008

NYC chefs tell all! Sex, scandals and secrets-40 top toques spill it.

Chef secrets...spilled!
Forty of the city’s star chefs (we’ll never tell who) dish the kitchen dirt on hot topics. Amid sex, alcohol and McDonald’s hamburgers, we (re)confirmed what you always suspected: New York City toques are some seriously saucy mofos.

Kitchen quintessential
Beyond the swinging door lies a fast-paced world of sweat, stress and chaos. To unlock those mysterious inner workings, TONY surveyed the staff in action at five city restaurants.

How it works
Good timing and communication: They’re the unsung kitchen skills that ensure your table’s meals all arrive together.