Omnivore - ATL! ATL! Vote for the best up and coming chef

Food and Wine asks for your opinion


  • Sarah Dorio
  • ESS's Ryan Smith up for best new chef in the Southeast

Every year, Food and Wine names the best young chefs in the country in their Best New Chefs awards. This year they're also hosting a people's choice component, inviting the public to vote on their favorite chef in their region. Which is a blatant ploy to create buzz and get web hits, but who cares?! We MUST WIN!!!

In the Southeast, a ton of Atlanta chefs are among those you can vote for, including Woodfire Grill's Kevin Gillespie, Cakes & Ale's Billy Allin, Miller Union's Stephen Satterfield, Abattoir's Joshua Hopkins and Empire State South's Ryan Smith. We are DOMINATING this year, y'all! You can cast your vote for which Southeastern chef deserves Food & Wine's People's Choice title until March 1. ATL! ATL!