Critics have been debating the rise of the chef's tasting menu in recent months, including a column that posited the idea that the concept turns chefs into tyrants who take away all customer choice. Here, five chefs weigh in on the issue. "To me, a tasting menu is an experience where a chef is really cooking for you. There should be a story behind it, a coherence to everything," said Atelier Crenn chef and owner Dominique Crenn.
Tasting menus: Chefs respond to critics' complaints
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