As an entrepreneur, a mother, and a chef in a city with over 24,000 restaurants, Camille Becerra spends much of her day in and around New York’s Nolita neighborhood where, earlier this year, she opened her latest outpost, De Maria. Asher Ross meets her for lunch.
While all restaurateurs want to keep their patrons coming back, New York chef Camille Becerra has an additional objective—to immerse each of her diners in the creative power of flavor and by extension, to teach them new ways of cooking and thinking about food. Camille has built her reputation by cutting through the ruthless noise of the New York restaurant scene with ingenious, vibrant dishes that dazzle both the palate and the eye. After
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