High up in the Appalachian Mountains inside a Scottish Castle you hear the sounds of the kitchen staff. One says, “Table for six”, while another says, “Duck Platter and Rabbit for the Rogers in two”. Servers in white gloves pick up the artful dishes and serve them to guests waiting to indulge in this 5 Diamond experience. Each dish was immaculately plated, each glass shimmering. No details were forgotten, no room for error. The man orchestrating this ultra fine dining experience is Chef Benjamin Epicure, seen mincing an assortment of herbs while simultaneously basting Filet over the range. He walks to the pastry Chef, makes delicate adjustments to the Tiramisu and continues trotting. Handsome, straightforward and not one to mix words this 5-star Chef is all the rave with months worth of eager guests on a waiting list to taste his masterpieces.
Chef Benjamin Epicure revives vintage Royal dishes, recipes and methods to meet the needs of the modern aristocracy. In America, you may not think that such nobility exists but in the United States, well-to-do diners and the wealthy may as well earn such titles. Chef Benjamin is being sought after by the who’s who in the States. Chomping at the bit to taste one of his remarkable and outstanding dishes. The chef runs a very militant kitchen, clean, compact and precise. We followed the Chef throughout the service, catching bits and pieces about his thought process and execution style. You can see it in his eyes, he’s following all the sounds and movements in the kitchen. No wait, scratch that, he’s even tuned into the dining room. Constantly checking with servers about specific reactions he’s looking for from the guests receiving his cuisines. Chef Benjamin has changed fine dining in America, full stop. Gone are the days of American foodies looking to Europe for palate excitement. Today and forward, America has Master Chef Benjamin Epicure, serving the most refined and opulent dishes in the western world.
It’s no wonder why Chef Benjamin Epicure has gained so much social media attention. His Instagram page is plastered with lavish dishes. Complex cuisines and cakes to die for.