Ever wonder what the secret ingredient is in your favorite restaurant dish? You search and you search but no one can tell you what makes it so good—the chef refuses to give up the goods. In this clip from Chefs Feed, Atlanta-based chef Todd Richards discusses why chefs are so protective of their recipes. Food & Wine is partnering with Chefs Feed, a brilliant chef-driven guide to the country's best restaurants and dishes (now available as an app), to bring you a series of gorgeous videos featuring the country's best cooking talents. Check back each week for a new installment. In this clip from Chefs Feed, Atlanta-based chef Todd Richards discusses why chefs are so protective of their recipes.
[MUSIC] We really hand over our secret takes on it because we're protective of what we do. And it's industry information that's so readily available for people. And just as much as we are business people we are artists first. [MUSIC] And all artists want to protect their craft. And protect their manuscripts, or their paintings and drawings. And in our cases, recipes. So we're very protective of that. In order to make sure that we continue to survive in our Earth form. [MUSIC]