fit chefs

How Fit Chefs Eat

Five culinary stars who split their time between cooking and training dish on fueling up.

Serious athletes see food as fuel. They need the calories to gear up for a long run or to recover from an intense strength session. Chefs on the other hand, have an entirely different view. For them, cooking — and eating — is about comfort, pleasure and art. But what happens when the two intersect? We tapped five chef-athletes and sommeliers to find out their food philosophy and what they eat before and after a workout: