Rising Stars, Alligator Wings, and Bon Temps in NOLA

Announcing 2016 StarChefs New Orleans Rising Stars

These chefs, pastry chefs, beverage professionals, and artisans are the driving forces of the New Orleans restaurant scene.

Beautiful Plating is an Art.

Which Rising Star deserves the Steelite Art of Presentation Award? Click to vote!

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2016 New Orleans Rising Stars: Why They Shine

They cooked, mixed, and poured their way to the top of the industry. Here's the newest class of New Orleans Rising Stars and why they shine.

When You're Up to Your Ass in Alligators

By Lisa Elbert

Chef Ryan Haigler was not afraid to cross an alligator, or to brine it, deep fry it, glaze it, or jerk it at Grand Isle in New Orleans.

Cider’s Time to Basque in the Sun

By Caroline Hatchett

Bartender Colin Decarufel taps into his progressive back bar with his Basque in the Sun cider cocktail.

Punch Drunk Courtesy of Bäska Snaps

By Lisa Elbert

That one time, in New Orleans, when Jesse Carr punched my editor in the face.

Fresh Origins

The very best MicroGreens, PetiteGreens, Edible Flowers, Herb Crystals and Flower Crystals

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Marketing, Brand Management / Grand Isle Restaurant
Location: New Orleans, LA
Position: Marketing
Start Date: Negotiable
Compensation: SalaryClick to Learn More
Cook / Windsor Court Hotel
Location: New Orleans, LA
Position: Cook
Start Date: Immediate
Compensation: HourlyClick to Learn More
Executive Chef / Anonymous
Location: Edgartown, MA
Position: Executive Chef
Start Date: 1 month
Compensation: SalaryClick to Learn More
Executive Chef / Horizon Hospitality
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Position: Executive Chef
Start Date: Immediate
Compensation: over $100,000Click to Learn More
Chef de Partie / The Catbird Seat
Location: Nashville, TN
Position: Chef de Partie
Start Date: Negotiable
Compensation: $40-49,000Click to Learn More
Sous Chef / Windsor Court Hotel
Location: New Orleans, LA
Position: Sous Chef
Start Date: Immediate
Compensation: SalaryClick to Learn More
Executive Chef / Delaware North
Location: Grand Canyon, AZ
Position: Executive Chef
Start Date: Immediate
Compensation: Commensurate with ExperienceClick to Learn More
Chef de Cuisine / Rosewood Sand Hill
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Position: Chef de Cuisine
Start Date: 2 Weeks
Compensation: Commensurate with ExperienceClick to Learn More
Executive Chef / Niko
Location: New York, NY
Position: Executive Chef
Start Date: Match Any
Compensation: SalaryClick to Learn More
Chef de Cuisine / St. Regis Bal Harbour
Location: Bay Harbour Island, FL
Position: Chef de Cuisine
Start Date: Negotiable
Compensation: NegotiableClick to Learn More
Recipe

Grilled Napa Cabbage, Pork Belly, Gulf Shrimp, and Nuoc Cham

Chef Justin Devillier of La Petite Grocery

Rising Star Restaurateur Justin Devillier of La Petite Grocery and Balise served us a playful, composed, and refreshing riff on a spring roll with heat and acid for days.