Neil Kleinberg, Executive Chef/Partner
A culinary arts graduate of NY Technical College, Neil opened his first restaurant, Simon’s, in 1980 at the age of 22. He re-opened the legendary seafood restaurant Lundy’s, in his native Brooklyn, in 1997. Neil coauthored Lundy’s: Reminiscences and Recipes and is a distinguished member of the James Beard Foundation. He is also chef at the Clinton St. Baking Company (NYC, Tokyo, Dubai), which he co-owns with his wife, DeDe.
Neil has performed cooking on Martha Stewart Living, Good Day New York, The Today Show, and Food Network’s Throwdown With Bobby Flay to name a few. He is a recurring guest on Martha Stewart Living Radio, and a distinguished member of The James Beard Foundation.
DeDe Lahman, Partner
A co-owner of Clinton St. Baking Company (NYC, Tokyo, Dubai), DeDe began her career with a decade of writing and editing for national magazines. She serves on the Board of Directors of New York Sun Works (www.nysunworks.org), a non-profit organization that builds innovative science labs and hydroponic rooftop greenhouses in urban schools.
DeDe and Neil are co-authors of The Clinton St. Baking Company Cookbook: Breakfast, Brunch and Beyond From New York’s Favorite Neighborhood Restaurant (Little Brown, 2010).