Ever wondered what a chef eats when nobody's looking? Or where local chefs like to go for a slice of pizza? Find out what Newsday's 12 All Star chefs, Class of 2014, have to say and watch videos of them in their restaurants here.
And just who are these chefs? Movers and shakers elevating the Long Island dining scene and putting their mark on innovative dishes and dining experiences.
To read a full Q & A session with each, click here.
Then, on Fridays for the next 12 weeks, grab a copy of Explore LI and read all about them.