Four pastry chefs, five bartenders, six executive chefs and a total of 30 culinary experts - what do they have in common besides a love of food and tireless ambition? We scoured Chicago to find the most passionate and promising up-and-comers under 30 years old. Why 30, you ask? Because it’s the perfect Zagat score, naturally. Meet the next generation of food-industry rock stars, and watch out, because they have no plans of throwing in the apron anytime soon.
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