George Pagonis is One of Marie Claire’s “Most Eligible Bachelor Chefs”

The Kapnos cutie makes a national list of chefs “steaming up the kitchen.”

George Pagonis, so hot right now. Photograph by Greg Powers.

Marie Claire magazine just released a list of the Country’s 11 Most Eligible Bachelor Chefs, and one DC toque is in the mix of kitchen eye candy: George Pagonis, the face of Mike Isabella’s Kapnos restaurants.

The list was inspired by Burnt, in theaters tomorrow, where Bradley Cooper plays chef. Pagonis, who was most recently in the spotlight as a Top Chef finalist, was selected by Marie Claire as one of a few “*real-life* handsome guys out there steaming up the kitchen.” Luke Holden of Luke’s Lobster also made the cut, but sorry DC ladies, he splits his time between New York and Maine.

According to the article Pagonis picks the Source as his favorite date night spot, so kudos for good taste.

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Anna Spiegel covers the dining and drinking scene in her native DC. Prior to joining Washingtonian in 2010, she attended the French Culinary Institute and Columbia University’s MFA program in New York, and held various cooking and writing positions in NYC and in St. John, US Virgin Islands.