Honors
  • 1 Michelin Star - The Michelin Guide
  • 4 stars - New York Post
  • 4 stars - Crains Business News
  • 3 ½ stars - New York Observer
  • 3 stars - New York Times
  • 10 Best New Chefs in America - Food and Wine Magazine
  • New York’s Best New Chef -CNBC
  • The Next Jean Georges -New York Magazine
  • One of Finest Chefs Worldwide -AAHS
  • 10 Most Influential Chefs in NY -New York Magazine
  • Best Seafood in NYC -Frommers
  • Best Seafood in NYC -Citysearch Editors and Audience
  • Official Spokesperson -European Authentic Tastes Program
  • Official Spokesperson - Diageo
  • Graduation Speaker - Culinary Institute of America
  • Guest Lecturer - Florida International University
  • Food and Fun Cooking Festival - Reykjavik, Iceland- Silver Medal
  • Contributor - Wild Alaskan Seafood, Monterey Bay Aquarium Cookbook
  • Guest Chef - Kona, Hawaii / Grand Cayman / Beverly Hills, CA. / Boston, Mass./ Dallas, Tx. / Palm Beach, Fl. / San Francisco, Ca. / Washington, D.C. /

Television and Radio

  • NBC - Today Show
  • CBS - Early Show
  • CNBC - Power Lunch
  • PBS - Colameco’s Food Show
  • FOX - Tony’s Table
  • Fine Living Channel - Aspens Best
  • HDTV Channel - After Hours with Daniel
  • Sirius - Martha Stewart Radio
  • CBS - Chef on a Shoestring
  • WWOR - Arthur Schwartz Show
  • News 12 - Local Cooking
  • German Television - Allemande
  • Icelandic Television - Reykjavik TV