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Best New Chefs

Here are expert travel guides, spectacular new restaurants and some of the most innovative recipes ever from 25 years of F&W Best New Chefs.

Best New Chefs 2014

  2014 Best New Chefs (clockwise from top left): Matthew Accarrino, Justin Yu, Greg Denton and Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton, Eli Kulp, Matt McCallister, Ari Taymor, Cara Stadler, Dave Beran, Paul Qui, Joe Ogrodnek and Walker Stern

Behind the Scenes: 2014 Best New Chefs

2013 Best New Chefs’ Simplest Recipes

King of the Food Trucks Hits Hawaii
Expert Eating Tour

King of the Food Trucks Hits Hawaii

A calorie-packed drive around Honolulu lets Best New Chef 2010 Roy Choi indulge in some of the roadside specialties he loves most: hot beignets, chili rice, garlic shrimp and the world’s fluffiest, fruitiest shave ice.

Beyond Beignets with a Local Star Chef
Insider Guide to New Orleans

Beyond Beignets with a Local Star Chef

Best New Chef 2008 Sue Zemanick reveals the best of the diverse New Orleans food scene, including great tapas, amazing Korean-style barbecue short ribs and the best gelato in town.

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