Best New Chefs 2007

After a nationwide talent search that took our editors from Portland, Maine, to Portland, Oregon, F&W is thrilled to introduce America’s 10 best up-and-coming cooks and publish their signature recipes.

    By Kate Krader

Best New Chefs’ Easiest Recipes

Slideshow of the Best New Chefs’ Easiest Recipes

1. Johnny Monis

Komi • Washington, D.C.

Pappardelle with Milk-Roasted Baby Goat Ragù

2. Steve Corry

Five Fifty-Five • Portland, ME

Knuckle Sandwich

3. Ian Schnoebelen

Iris • New Orleans

Sunchoke and Cauliflower Soup

4. Gabriel Rucker

Le Pigeon • Portland, OR

Warm Summer Vegetable Salad with Brown Butter Dressing

5. Matthew Dillon

Sitka & Spruce • Seattle

Grilled Squid with Miner’s Lettuce Salad and Green Sauce

6. Paul Virant

Vie • Springs, IL

Slow-Roasted Pork Belly with Eggplant and Pickled Fennel

7. Gabriel Bremer

Salts • Cambridge, MA

Chilled Peaches with Arborio Rice Pudding and Cinnamon Churros

8. Gavin Kaysen

El Bizcocho • San Diego

Greek Salad with Feta Mousse

9. Sean O’brien

Myth • San Francisco

Blueberry-Almond Shortcakes with Crème Fraîche

8. April Bloomfield

The Spotted Pig • New York City

Seared Scallops with Basil, Anchovy and Sweet Corn Pudding

More Incredible Recipes by Best New Chefs:

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Published July 2007

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