Emerging Chefs


To identify current and emerging chefs championing cooking inspired by American food culture in the United States.

Early Findings

Alfred Portale

Most Famous Chefs

According to The Art Institutes, the most famous chefs in America in 2018 were:

James Beard Awards

  • The James Beard Foundation awards and celebrates chefs and "leaders making America's food culture more delicious, diverse, and sustainable for everyone".
  • The 2019 winners across the United States include:
  • Summary

    • In our initial hour of research we have explored the availability of information around current and emerging popular chefs championing cooking inspired by American food culture. Our experience to date is that this information is readily available.

Research proposal:

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