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Chef Justin Olsen of Bink's Midtown on the Meaning of Farm-to-Table and the Surprising Story of How He Ended Up at Binkley's

Justin Olsen Chef de cuisine Bink's Midtown binksmidtown.com

This is part one of our interview with chef Justin Olsen of Bink's Midtown. Today, he dishes on how he went from fixing cars to the culinary arts and how he ended up working at Binkley's four years ago. Be sure to come back tomorrow for the second part of the interview, when we find out about his experience working closely with the father of the small-plates trend in the United States, chef Jose Andres.

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