Tom Valenti

Tom Valenti is the chef-owner of Ouest and in 2003 opened 'Cesca, his second New York City restaurant. He was named one of the country's "Ten Best Chefs" by "Food & Wine" magazine and deemed a "national hero" by CNN for establishing Windows of Hope, a nonprofit organization that provides aid to the families of food-service workers killed during the World Trade Center attack on September 11, 2001 "(www.windowsofhope.org)." To date, the foundation has raised more than $24 million. His website is...See more