About Laurent Tourondel

Laurent Tourondel is a French chef and the restaurateur behind the acclaimed BLT Restaurants. He’s also the executive chef at Brasserie Ruhlmann in Manhattan. Named Bon Appétit’s Restaurateur of the Year in 2007, Tourondel is the author of Bistro Laurent Tourondel, Go Fish, and Fresh from the Market. @laurenttourondel

A plate with a large piece of seared foie gras topped with watercress and apple puree on the side.

Pan-Seared Foie Gras

This luxe little number with a pan sauce reduction of late-harvest Chardonnay is best reserved for when you truly, madly, deeply love your guests.