StarChefs Releases Their 2017 New York Rising Stars List

Restaurant-industry magazine StarChefs announced the winners of its tenth-annual New York Rising Stars awards today — all of whom will be celebrated at a gala on February 21 — and the list includes a nice mix of lesser-known talents and acclaimed young chefs.

Junghyun Park | Atoboy

While you’re probably already familiar with Mission Chinese Food’s Angela Dimayuga and Wildair and Contra’s Fabian von Hauske, you may not know Erik Ramirez, of Llama Inn, and Jaime Young , of Sunday in Brooklyn, by name. Here’s the full list of StarChefs 2017 winners:


  • Greg Baxtrom | Olmsted
  • Suzanne Cupps | Untitled at the Whitney
  • Angela Dimayuga | Mission Chinese
  • Ham and Sohla El-Wallyl | Hail Mary
  • Jon Nodler | High Street on Hudson
  • Junghyun Park | Atoboy
  • Erik Ramirez | Llama Inn
  • Jaime Young | Sunday in Brooklyn

Pastry Chefs

  • Fabian von Hauske | Contra and Wildair
  • Anna Bolz | Per Se


  • Daniel Beedle | Indian Accent
  • Andrea Morris | Nix

Community Chef

  • Aaron Bludorn | Cafe Boulud


  • Masa Urushido | Saxon + Parole
  • Jesse Vida | BlackTail


  • Joshua Boissy and Krystof Zizka | Maison Premiere and Sauvage


  • Emily and Matt Hyland | Emmy Squared


  • Daniel Acosta | LIC Beer Project
  • César Martin Vega | Café Integral
  • Lisa Mendelson, Monica Molenar, and Rachel Simons | Seed & Mill


  • Adam Geringer-Dunn | Greenpoint Fish & Lobster

To learn more about StarChefs, visit their website.