Danny Bowien

Best New Chef 2013 Danny Bowien

Chef and restaurateur Danny Bowien is the co-founder of Mission Chinese Food in San Francisco. Bowien was a 2013 Food & Wine Best New Chef, won the 2013 James Beard Award for Rising Star Chef of the Year, and starred on food and travel show The Mind of a Chef, season 6.


Born in South Korea and raised in Oklahoma, Danny Bowien is best known for co-founding Mission Chinese Food in San Francisco in 2008, which grew from a food cart to a restaurant with two outposts in New York City.

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