Breaking Bread with ...

Chef and owner of Gothan Bar and Grill Alfred Portale talks culinary success.

Oct 3, 2007 is proud to announce our new weekly Bravo For Foodies series "Breaking Bread with..."


For our first Q&A we had the pleasure to speak with Alfred Portale, Chef and owner of Gotham Bar and Grill located in the heart of Greenwich Village in New York City. Among his many accomplishments, Portale was named the Best Chef in New York in 1993, and in 2002 Gotham received the James Beard Foundation Outstanding Restaurant Award. In 2006, he won the James Beard award and was named Outstanding Chef of the Year. We met with Portale in his four-time New York Times three-star restaurant: