They hired on at the legendary Zuni Cafe as line cooks in 1985, soon becoming co-chefs de cuisine. Then in 1993 Gayle Pirie and John Clark headed to Hong Kong to begin a consulting practice that has seen them open and advise restaurants in Asia, Canada and the U.S. Pirie also squeezed in four years as Alice Waters' assistant at Chez Panisse before she and Clark became co-chefs/owners of San Francisco's then-struggling Foreign Cinema, a 220-seat space that projects artsy movies onto its ...
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