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Cédric Vongerichten’s Global Approach To Local Cuisine

Cédric Vongerichten grew up in hotels around the world, following his legendary chef father Jean-Georges Vongerichten from kitchen to kitchen, restaurant to restaurant. This worldly point of view informs Cédric’s own work as a chef, and it led to he and his wife Ochi opening their restaurant, Wayan, in New York. The Indonesian-French restaurant’s look and feel is often drawn from their travels, with finds they’ve picked up making their way onto the tables as both decor and ingredients. Wayan shifted to a delivery and take-out menu in the pandemic lockdown.