Rising Stars

Seattle's Next Hot Chefs 2018

A new crop of rising stars don their aprons and sharpen the city’s dining scene. Talents include: nose-to-tail wizardry, brunch superpowers, and global spice wisdom.

05/22/2018 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez

Rising Stars

Seattle's Next Hot Chefs 2017

Five big talents, one bright dining future.

05/16/2017 By Kathryn Robinson, Allecia Vermillion, and Rosin Saez Photography by Amber Fouts

Best Chefs

Seattle's Next Hot Chefs 2016

These five men and women are the future of Seattle dining. A future full of locavore tacos, Edomae sushi, and swaggering vegetable dishes.

05/23/2016 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Video

Next Hot Chefs 2015

07/13/2015

Slideshow

Slide Show: Next Hot Chefs 2015

06/26/2015

Restaurants

Seattle Met’s Next Hot Chefs 2015

Just watch: These men and women will do great things.

05/26/2015 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion Photography by Andrew Waits

Critic's Notebook

Who Are Seattle's Next Hot Chefs?

Operators are standing by.

03/09/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Slideshow

Slide Show: Next Hot Chefs

Seattle Met celebrated some of the area’s most innovative culinary minds at Next Hot Chefs 2014. Four of the five honored chefs joined 150 guests at The Bullitt Center for an intimate evening full of culinary craftsmanship.

06/05/2014

Restaurants

Seattle's Next Hot Chefs 2014

Seattle Met toasts its second annual class of up-and-coming culinary stars.

06/02/2014 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion