19 NYC Restaurant Power Players You Need to KnowBy Kirsten Stamn | October 29, 2013 By Kirsten Stamn | October 29, 2013
Famous chefs are frequently name-dropped for prestige, but there's a whole host of individuals in the industry who are calling the shots behind the scenes. From restaurateurs who are opening the most exciting spots in the city, to directors of innovative bar programs and feverishly adored bakers, these people are just as important in ensuring a restaurant’s success. Here, an insider's guide to the power players. Pay attention to them, and you’ll know about the city’s hottest happenings before anyone else.