Best New Chefs

Illustration by Joanna Neborsky

César Ramirez
Brooklyn Fare
This well-traveled Manhattan cook finds his voice among the shabby office buildings of downtown Brooklyn.

Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi
Torrisi Italian Specialties
The latest in a long line of New York chefs who’ve hit the big time by cooking elegant recipes from the old neighborhood.

Dan Kluger
ABC Kitchen
Jean-Georges is the resident genius, but this experienced farm-to-table veteran provides the innovative Greenmarket expertise.

Jesse Schenker
While most of his colleagues are dabbling with burgers and fried chicken, this classically trained young chef isn’t afraid to take high-end risks.

Tien Ho
Má Pêche
After years in the shadows, David Chang’s trusted lieutenant finally emerges as a top chef in his own right.

Best New Chefs