We’ve often wondered, What does [insert favorite chef’s name here] serve family and friends at the holidays? Like us, the pros want to enjoy themselves—and at home they don’t have armies of sous-chefs to help out. So what they cook up tends to be flavorful yet unfussy (e.g., the world’s best roast beef). And, of course, they’re full of surprises (Christmas pasta, anyone?). One thing’s certain: No one will go home hungry.
11 holiday recipes from the city’s top toques:
Photographed by William Meppem.