Celebrity Chefs

The Iceologists hang out with all the cool people, including celebrity and up-and-coming chefs. Join us for exclusive interviews, insights and recipes from some of the country’s most renowned chefs.

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landmarc: Easy, Breezy Bistro Remains Hot

landmarc, celebrity Chef Marc Murphy’s renowned New York City restaurant, just celebrated their tenth anniversary at the original Tribeca location. With the success and popularity of landmarc’s flagship eatery, the Columbus Circle location opened a few years later. To learn more about landmarc’s ascendency in the competitive NYC market, we reached out to their Wine […]

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Efficiency: Key to Restaurant (and Life) Success

How do I achieve success and how do I measure success?  I’m asked these questions often because of what you see me do on my Food Network shows.  On Restaurant: Impossible, in short order, I have to size up a restaurant and determine what’s holding them back from success and the steps they need to […]

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Robert Irvine Holiday Cocktail Recipe: Crown Royal Pomegranate Slush

I’m frequently asked about my favorite holiday food and cocktail recipes.  Today I want to tell you about a cocktail that I like for the holidays because of it’s Christmasy colors: Crown Royal Pomegranate Slush.  It’s hard to host a holiday gathering without a fun signature cocktail and your guests will love this one.  Variations […]

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Chef Robert Irvine: Recipe for Inspiration

Chef Robert Irvine is a multifaceted, multidimensional guy. Just watch any episode of Restaurant:Impossible. Robert’s part counselor, part management consultant, part demolition expert and part executive chef. He’s all that and more! Chef Robert has the unique ability to be tough when needed but also empathetic and warm.  We’ve seen countless times when Robert is […]

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Easy Ice Customer Wows Judges on Top Chef

I’ve been addicted to the Food Network since it’s inception.  I love watching food programming and cooking competitions on my downtime.  Thanks to Food Network’s success, other networks like Bravo and Fox are producing shows for foodie fanatics as well.  From Chopped to Master Chef, Restaurant:Impossible to Top Chef… I love them all! Since I’ve been […]

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Crab and Shrimp Cocktail with Mango Chili Puree

This crab and shrimp cocktail is a popular dish we serve at my restaurant Robert Irvine’s nosh.  There’s something decedent about shellfish.  The flavors are rich, yet delicate, but this recipe is low fat.   You’ve heard me tell restaurant owners on my show, Restaurant:Impossible, that shrimp doesn’t come seasoned.  For this recipe, I like […]

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Chef Robert Irvine Answers Your Questions!

We asked our website followers if they had any questions for Chef Robert Irvine and we were flooded with requests.  Millions of people watch Robert Irvine on Restaurant:Impossible every week and it seemed every one of them submitted a question!  Questions ranged from restaurant management to charitable activity to hiring practices and we thank everyone […]

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Emily Ellyn Cooks Up More Answers to Fan Questions

Emily Ellyn is a Food Network fan favorite and a friend of the Iceologists.  Inspired by Easy Ice, Chef Emily has been generous with sharing her icy recipes with us and directly addressing some of her fan’s questions through our website. When we opened up questions from fans for Emily last month, we received questions […]

Emily Ellyn answers your questions

Emily Ellyn Answers Your Burning Questions about Cooking

Last month, the Iceologists brought Emily Ellyn along to Southwest Foodservice Expo and we asked fans to submit questions for Emily.  Our website was on fire with questions about cooking techniques, favorite foods and Emily’s experience on Next Food Network Star.  We received so many great questions that we had to make this a 2 […]

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My Robert Irvine Workout

Easy Ice CMO and Co-Founder takes on the challenge of a workout with Chef Robert Irvine — and lives to tell about it!   I wake at 6:00 am, get dressed and arrive at the gym right on time for my Robert Irvine workout.  He’s already on the elliptical.  I approach the machine from the […]