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David Garcelon

Director of Culinary, The Waldorf Astoria

David Garcelon is the director of culinary at The Waldorf Astoria in New York City. A native of St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada and a 20-year veteran of executive chef positions around North America, he brings his love of food and passion for using the finest, locally sourced ingredients to the iconic hotel’s distinctive restaurants.
RECIPE: Secrets to the Perfect Lobster

RECIPE: Secrets to the Perfect Lobster Roll

I vividly remember the best lobster roll I have ever tasted. My mouth is watering just thinking about it. Creating a lobster roll for our restaurant Peacock Alley was one of my first tasks when I came to the Waldorf Astoria. It's now one of our most popular items. My recipe is below.
06/07/2013 12:15 EDT
Pro Tips On Buying Fresh

Pro Tips On Buying Fresh Seafood

The people who eat in the Waldorf Astoria's restaurants want to know how the food they are eating came to be on their plates. You should too; especially when it comes to seafood. Fish deteriorates more quickly than any other protein. Freshness and quality are critical. Here's what I suggest asking your fish monger about your seafood purchase.
05/27/2013 05:36 EDT