The Connoisseur Recommends: Favorite Chefs & Cookbooks

After spending countless hours reading recipe books both at home and in various kitchens, Chef Justin, the connoisseur, knows what’s up in the food world. We asked him to recommend his favorite foodie apps and food writers.  Here’s what he came up with:

Favorite Writer: Thomas Keller

Author of The French Laundry Cookbook and The Bouchon Cookbook, Thomas Keller has won a pretty ridiculous number of awards ranging from the James Beard Award to Cookbook of the Year Award by the International Association of Culinary Professionals. And if that’s not enough for you, he was the chef consultant for the movies Spanglish and Ratatatouille!