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   StarChefs.com 2009 Boston Rising Stars:
Jamie Bissonnette | Toro
Chris Chung |


Will Gilson | Garden at the Cellar
Andres Grundy | Clio
Mike Pagliarini |

Via Matta

Chris Parsons |


Community Award: Louis DiBiccari |

Sel de la Terre

Sustainability Award: Richard Garcia |

Tastings Wine Bar & Bistro

Restaurateur Award: Joanne Chang |

Flour, Myers + Chang

Restaurant Concept Award: Maura Kilpatrick |


Pastry Chef Jiho Kim |


Hotel Chef Rachel Klein | Aura
Sommelier Theresa Paopao | Oleana
Mixologist Tom Schlesinger-Guidelli |

Craigie on Main

Host Chef: Jodi Bernhard


Longwood Events


VIP Reception


Hosted by Joseph Margate;
Clink at the Liberty Hotel


The StarChefs Rising Stars Revue™

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

VIP Reception at 6:00pm

The State Room
Sixty State Street, 33rd Floor


"How to Make it"
Rising Stars Chefs’ Panel

Monday, November 2, 2009

The Cambridge School of Culinary Arts
2020 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02140-2104
(617) 354-2020

Featuring the Rising Star Chefs and Pastry Chefs, this seminar gives chefs, cooks, and culinary students the opportunity to learn how to advance their careers and to discuss the challenges and rewards of the industry.

Honorees Dinner
Hosted by Chef-Owner Tony Maws

Craigie on Main

853 Main Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

Co-Hosted by 2003 and 2006 Boston Rising Stars:

Dante DeMagistris, Restaurant Dante & Il Casale
Gabriel Frasca, Straight Wharf Restaurant
Mark Allen, Pine Brook Country Club
Gabriel Bremer, Salts

This is a private event – invitation only

Gala and Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

The State Room

Sixty State Street, 33rd Floor

Glimpse the future of Boston dining at our tasting gala and awards ceremony. Enjoy high-concept food from up-and-coming culinary stars from the top restaurants in town. All dishes are paired with ultra-premium wines selected by the Rising Star Sommelier.

Tickets: $85 per person; $125 VIP admission includes a private pre-event reception with vintage Nicolas Feuillatte Palmes d’Or Champagne and Petrossian caviar, plus early entrance to the gala.

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Industry-Only Afterparty

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Eastern Standard
528 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA

Complimentary sponsored beverages
Open to food industry professionals only!

After Party


The Greater Boston Food Bank distributes more than 30 million pounds of food and grocery products annually to nearly 600 member hunger-relief agencies in a dedicated partnership to end hunger in eastern Massachusetts. The Food Bank serves 83,000 people each week and is part of Feeding America, the nation’s food bank network.  For more information, please visit:  http://www.gbfb.org