Chefs of the Year

Celebrating the people behind L.A.’s finest food


Fasten your aprons—this could get delicious. The 20 recipients of our first-ever Chef Awards won for more than just their exceptional cooking. Over the past 12 months they have expanded empires, transformed neighborhoods, fused old cuisines, conquered new ones, and challenged our very idea of what a restaurant should be. They’ve also created the dishes that have helped put Los Angeles on a culinary pedestal. Here’s a taste of the year’s best!

And the winners are…

Chefs of the Year

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