5. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press Published 10:30 a.m. Michael Schlow – Executive Chef and Co-Owner of Via Matta, Alta Strada and Tico – is recognized as one of the leading chefs in the United States.. ET Oct. 12, 2018 Boston-based chef Michael Schlow, a James Beard Award winner, recently opened Adachi in Birmingham. Chef Michael Schlow, who owns and operates three restaurants in the Boston area and several others around the East Coast, has opened his first restaurant in Washington D.C. James Beard award winning chef and restaurateur Michael Schlow has cut ties with his Michigan partners at Adachi in Birmingham and forthcoming “pan-Asian” restaurant Zao Jun in Bloomfield, according to a release.. In 1985, Brooklyn-born Schlow traded a baseball scholarship and a ninety-two mile-an-hour fastball for a set of Wusthof knives and a place at the Academy of Culinary Arts in New Jersey. Michael Schlow | Plays with food for a living!
Tico Boston MA/DC, Cavatina LA, Alta Strada Wellesley MA/Foxwoods CT, Via Matta Boston MA, PINE Restaurant Hanover NH,
Chef Series: Michael Schlow Coast to Coast Described as "friendly" and "unpretentious" by colleagues and customers alike, Chef Michael Schlow has created some of the best restaurants in the country, all the while maintaining his trademark kindness. With restaurants spanning the country, Michael Schlow is one of the most influential and respected chef/restaurateurs in America today. Serve on its own, or with Michael Schlow's Creamy Chicken Stew.