Behind every Fabio and every José is a deputy who toils in the kitchen day after day. This bunch may not be famous—yet—but someday these rising talents might land on our best-restaurants list with a place of their own.
Chef de cuisine at Estadio.
Executive chef at Casa Luca.
Ruben Garcia (center)
Creative director at José Andrés’s ThinkFoodGroup.
Chef de cuisine at the Red Hen.
Chef de cuisine at Rose’s Luxury.
Chef de cuisine at Mintwood Place.
Chef de cuisine at Maketto.
Executive chef at Fiola Mare.
Executive chef at Republic.
Chef de cuisine at Marcel’s.
Executive chef at the Riggsby.
Executive sous chef at the Inn at Little Washington.
This article appears in our February 2016 issue of Washingtonian.