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Nominated for: BEST Breakfast
The Dining Car has always been known for its authentic diner fare. However, it has its own personal touch on American/Continental cuisine. Executive Chef Lawrence Thum, a Dining Car veteran since 1975, constantly adapts the daily blackboard specials for freshness and variety. Chef Thum started out as a dishwasher in high school working his way through all facets of of the diner until reaching the position of head chef. His knowledge of the front and back of the house is invaluable. His assistant Chef Robert High, another valued employee since 1975, is a third generation member of the Dining Car family. Chef Thum is the culinary architect of the Diner's totally scratch kitchen. He even makes his own maple syrup.