Katie Button, chef at Cúrate, is in the running for Food & Wine magazine’s Best New Chef award in the Southeastern region. The winner is determined by an online poll. Voting takes one click and requires no personal information.
Read Food and Wine‘s praise for Button below, or visit the online poll for more information.
Why She’s Amazing: Because she’s channeling the skills she gained through her envy-inducing background to make authentic Spanish tapas. Background Internship at El Bulli (Roses, Spain); Jean-Georges (New York City), The Bazaar by José Andrés (Los Angeles)
Quintessential Dish: Fried eggplant with honey and rosemary
How She Got Into The Food Business: Her mother was the chef-owner of a catering business in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey.
Button is also a semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation’s Rising Star Chef of the Year award.