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Wylie Dufresne

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Chef Wylie Dufresne of Du’s Donuts and Coffee

As one of the most recognizable and innovative culinary figures in the world, the James Beard Award-winning, Michelin-starred chef is known as the leading proponent of modernist gastronomy in America. He has been immortalized on The Simpsons when he appeared as a character on the show (he played himself), is a celebrity judge regular on BRAVO’s Top Chef, and led highly regarded talks for both TEDx and the MAD Symposium. He has received numerous accolades and acclaim for his landmark restaurant wd~50 and his East Village restaurant... READ MORE

Chef Wylie Dufresne of Du’s Donuts and Coffee

As one of the most recognizable and innovative culinary figures in the world, the James Beard Award-winning, Michelin-starred chef is known as the leading proponent of modernist gastronomy in America. He has been immortalized on The Simpsons when he appeared as a character on the show (he played himself), is a celebrity judge regular on BRAVO’s Top Chef, and led highly regarded talks for both TEDx and the MAD Symposium. He has received numerous accolades and acclaim for his landmark restaurant wd~50 and his East Village restaurant Alder. In 2017, Wylie opened his first casual venture, Du’s Donuts and Coffee, adjacent to The William Vale Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. He debuted his first cookbook, wd~50: The Cookbook (Ecco), this past October.

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