WHO:Nickolas Martinez, executive chef of Intersect by Lexus.
ABOUT:Chef Martinez has worked with Alain Ducasse at Essex House and at the two Michelin-starred L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon. At Intersect by Lexus, he works alongside a rotating cast of global chefs-in-residence.
WHAT: Signature dishes from Compère Lapin, a “Restaurant of the Year” at Eater and The Times-Picayune. The menu — by chef-owner Nina Compton — mixes the culinary heritage of New Orleans with Caribbean, French and Italian cuisines.