Proof That Fine Dining Isn’t Dead

Expect JG in the house. Photo: Melissa Hom

While all your music-nerd pals are at SXSW trying to hear the next hot band before it's hot, here's a chance to discover the next world-famous chef before he's world-famous. Relais & Chateaux is hosting its annual Grand Chefs Dinner on April 16 at Gotham Hall, and it's going to be pretttty fancy. There's a star-studded U.S. lineup including Jean-Georges, Michael White, and Barbara Lynch, plus a whole roster of famous chefs from places like Taiwan and (of course) France who aren't household names around here — yet. [Official Site]