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May 09, 2011


Rising Star Chef of the Year Award: Gabriel Rucker, Le Pigeon, Portland, OR Outstanding Wine and Spirits Professional Award (Presented by Southern Wine & Spirits of New York): Julian P. Van Winkle, III, Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery, Louisville, KY Outstanding Wine Service Award: The Modern, NYC, Wine Director: Belinda Chang Best Chef: Great Lakes: Alex Young, Zingerman's Roadhouse, Ann Arbor, MI Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic: Michael Solomonov, Zahav, Philadelphia Best Chef: Midwest: Isaac Becker, 112 Eatery, Minneapolis Best Chef: New York City: Gabrielle Hamilton, Prune Next up, the Regional Best Chef Awards continue with Northeast, Pacific, Northwest, and more…