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If You Were a Hashtag What Would You Be?

JBF Editors

May 01, 2017


A signature dish may define a chef’s style, but in this increasingly digital age, social-media rhetoric can be as illustrative as a menu. We talked with some of the esteemed Beard Award–winning chefs who will be cooking at this year’s festivities to find out how they would define themselves in one tidy hashtag.

Grant Achatz
Alinea, Next, Aviary, and Roister, Chicago

Joanne Chang
Flour Bakery + Cafe and Myers + Chang, Boston

Greg Denton
Ox Restaurant, Portland, OR

Vinny Dotolo
Animal, Los Angeles

Renee Erickson
The Whale Wins, Seattle

Meg Galus
Boka, Chicago

Dahlia Narvaez
Mozza Restaurant Group, Los Angeles

Tandy Wilson
City House, Nashville


Learn more about the 2017 James Beard Awards.