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FILE - Chef Wolfgang Puck right, and his son Byron make a pasta dish at the Governors Ball Press Preview for the 92nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 31, 2020. A new four-part documentary series, “The Event,” shows the intense planning and details that go into high-profile catering. The series premieres on HBO Max on Jan. 14.  (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

'It was so frenetic:' HBO Max follows Wolfgang Puck Catering

Jan. 13, 2021 6:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Cooking a meal for a big group is always stressful. So just imagine cooking for over 1,000 guests. Now make those guests white-hot celebrities like Brad Pitt. That's what usually faces chef Wolfgang Puck's catering business, tasked with preparing hundreds of plates of miso-glazed salmon or...

This combination photo of celebrities with birthdays from Jan. 17-23 shows James Earl Jones, from left, Kevin Costner, Dolly Parton, Rainn Wilson, Geena Davis, Diane Lane and Chita Rivera. (AP Photo)

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 17-23

Jan. 11, 2021 9:05 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 17-23 Jan. 17: Actor Betty White is 99. Actor James Earl Jones is 90. Talk show host Maury Povich is 82. Singer Chris Montez is 79. Singer William Hart of The Delfonics is 76. Actor Joanna David (“Downton Abbey”) is 74. Actor Jane Elliott (“General...

FILE - In this May 16, 1997 file photo, Albert Roux poses for a photo. Roux, the French-born chef and restaurateur who along with his late brother Michel had a profound influence on British dining habits, has died. He was 85, it was reported on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. The brothers are widely credited with revolutionizing Britain’s staid and old-fashioned culinary scene, notably with their opening of Le Gavroche in London in 1967, a restaurant that was frequented by a loyal clientele that included many of the icons of the Swinging Sixties in London. (PA via AP, File)

Albert Roux, major influence on UK dining habits, dies at 85

Jan. 6, 2021 10:42 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Albert Roux, the French-born chef and restaurateur who along with his late brother Michel had a profound influence on British dining habits, has died at 85. Roux died Monday after being unwell for a while, his family said in a statement Wednesday. The family did not reveal the location or...

In this undated photo provided by Netflix, from left to right Jonathan Kim, Alexandra Jones and Melissa Schwimmer compete in Netflix's new food-based reality game show “Best Leftovers Ever!” (Netflix via AP)

Netflix reworks leftovers with food-based reality game show

Dec. 28, 2020 10:53 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Just in time for anyone facing a heaving, post-holiday refrigerator comes a TV show about what to do with all those dubious dishes — leftovers. Each episode of the food game show “Best Leftovers Ever!” on Netflix sees three skilled cooks make new dishes out of already...

In this combination photo of celebrities with birthdays from Dec. 6-Dec. 12, Judd Apatow arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, Calif., Ellen Burstyn attends HBO's

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 6-12

Nov. 30, 2020 8:11 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 6-12: Dec. 6: Actor Patrick Bauchau (“The Pretender,” “Carnivale”) is 82. Country singer Helen Cornelius is 79. Actor James Naughton (“Hostages,” “Planet of the Apes”) is 75. Singer Frank Beverly of Maze is 74. Actor...