Chef Kara Decker Returns to 100 Steps

If you love food, the name Kara Decker may be familiar. She first came to prominence in Cranford shortly after A Toute Heure opened at the corner of Centennial Avenue and Elm Street in 2007. She was also key to the opening of 100 Steps Kitchen + Raw Bar in 2013, serving as the restaurant’s first executive chef for then owners Andrea and Jim Carbine. The current owner of 100 Steps, Jack Tagmouti, has brought Kara back and Cranford Radio spoke with her about her return.

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Kara Decker

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100 Steps Continues to Evolve Under Current Owner and Chef

Andrea and Jim Carbine opened 100 Steps Supper Club + Raw Bar in December 2013, six years after creating A Toute Heure. Two years ago the Carbines sold both Centennial Avenue restaurants and Saad “Jack” Tagmouti bought the respected eatery. Tagmouti brought on an old colleague, Joe Beninato, as the executive chef and together they’ve brought their own ideas to 100 Steps. The two talked with Cranford Radio about their experiences and their plans to keep the restaurant fresh and progressive.

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Joe Beninato and Jack Tagmouti

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