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Date of visit: December View more reviews. Previous Next 1 2. Nearby Hotels See all 10 nearby hotels.
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Alinea maintained its top North American Ranking for , while moving up one position overall to 6th best restaurant in the world.
In , Alinea came down one spot on the list. Per Se gained the 6th place, thus making Alinea the 2nd best restaurant in the U. In November , Achatz and his Alinea team designed the menu for Ikarus , a restaurant in Salzburg, Austria which brings in a top chef from a different restaurant each month to design the menu for that month and train the staff.
Alinea was awarded three stars in the Michelin Guide for Chicago. Achatz's other restaurants include Next , a restaurant that uses a unique ticketing system in Chicago,  and Aviary , a bar. Achatz has also served as a coach for the biennial culinary competition in Lyon, France , Bocuse d'Or. All restaurants use unique ticketing system and reservation platform Tock, which was founded by Nick Kokonas and of which Achatz serves as both an investor and hospitality advisor. In Achatz and partner Nick Kokonas closed Alinea for a complete renovation and overhaul of the food, space, and experience.
In October , Grant Achatz and co-author Nick Kokonas published Alinea , a hardcover coffee table book featuring more than of the restaurant's recipes.
The book's narrative follows life in the kitchen for Achatz and his crew, and includes more than behind-the-scenes photographs by Lara Kastner. Kokonas and Achatz have also released two digital cookbooks from Next Restaurant , one on the Apple iBook platform, and one in a more universal PDF format. As in the style of the Alinea cookbook, both books provide the exact recipes used during the Paris and Tour of Thailand menus, without making adjustments for the average home cook.
While the Paris book was released for purchase via iTunes, Tour of Thailand was released on a pay-what-you-want model on Next's ticketing site. Grant was featured in a Dan Waldschmidt's book Edgy Conversations: How Ordinary People Can Achieve Outrageous Success , a book about preventing suicide with sense with stories about famous people that had disasters. Almost at the end of the book, he told the story about Grant's tongue cancer in July and the success of his restaurant in that time. On July 23, , Achatz announced that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma of the mouth , which may have spread to his lymph nodes.
Initially, Achatz was told that only radical surgery was indicated, which would remove part of his mandibular anatomy and large swaths of neck tissue. Later, University of Chicago physicians prescribed a course of chemotherapy and radiation treatments. This led to full remission, albeit with some side effects including a transitory loss of his sense of taste , which eventually returned. He credited an aggressive protocol of chemotherapy and radiation administered at the University of Chicago Medical Center for driving his cancer into full remission. The treatment regimen, administered under the direction of Drs.
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The jasmine rice, it's true, was simmered in a cumin and bay leaf stock, and the naan was prepared from scratch, but the components of the salad are merely tossed together in a large tray, not painstakingly arranged with a pair of tweezers. The most experimental thing anyone has ever prepared for staff meal, at least that Davies can recall, is breakfast—French toast with bacon. Personal experiments, like a prep cook trying out a tiramisu, are tolerated. But no wild stuff.
Preparations for tonight's dinner began last night, when Davies began marinating chicken thighs in yogurt and spices. It's been stewing in a tomato-based sauce all morning. The rice is simmering on a hot plate. The naan has been baked, the salad assembled. At , Davies gives the command: "I want everybody in this kitchen right now!
The line cooks respond in unison with an almost military "Yes, chef!
A buffet materializes on the center counter with surprising speed: the rice, the naan, the salad spinach with orange segments, shaved fennel, carrots, and golden raisins , the dressing an orange-cilantro-cumin vinaigrette , a plastic cube full of huckleberry-grape limeade, and a stack of plates and a pile of silverware that a cook positions just so. In the back, three dessert cooks toss balls of dough into the deep fryer, where they will become gulab jamun.
With his glove-covered hands, Davies mixes herbs into cauliflower that has been roasted in clarified butter. The front-of-house staff carries in stools that they position at regular intervals perpendicular to the counter. The Alinea kitchen hierarchy holds during staff meal.