Who Inspires Canele’s Corina Weibel?

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We know chef Corina Weibel keeps good company, having tuned into the regular guest-prepped menus at her Friends Cook at Canele series. But who has been the chef’s biggest influence as she turned from a commodities trader to a restaurant owner? She tells Squid Ink,” Nancy Silverton was really almost mentor-like to me, even though I didn’t realize it at the time. But when I was a sous chef there [at Campanile], as demanding as she was and her high expectations made me become a better cook.”

Q & A With Corina Weibel of Canelé [Squid Ink]