Since opening in 1998, Cafeteria has buzzed with Chelsea crowds at all hours. The winning concept: Feed night owls thought-out food—from truffle mac n’ cheese to Cobb salads—in a hip setting (with cocktails). Meet the energetic staff that keeps up the pace for service 24 hours a day.
Linda Japngie – Executive Chef
Hails from: Crown Heights, now Hoboken, NJ.
Executive Chef: “The concept is American-style comfort food and honestly what I think about the most is what I like to eat, it’s almost centered around that.”
Off-hours: “I’ve been playing chess for 7 or 8 years. To get really good it took about a year, but the first year I had a teacher. And then somebody bought me a banjo so I had to learn how to play.”View Article