StarChefs has supported the restaurant industry since 1995 and serves as an essential resource and platform for culinary professionals, as well as a backstage pass for food & restaurant lovers. StarChefs’ original content is driven by in-person tastings and interviews across the world, and its mission is to catalyze culinary professionals’ success and give them tools to overcome specific challenges.
Through the Rising Stars Awards, StarChefs has recognized up-and-coming industry professionals in four markets each year since 2003. The award categories are: Chef, Pastry Chef, Bartender, Sommelier, Concept, Community, Restaurateur, Mentor, Game Changer, and Sustainability.
StarChefs’ quarterly Rising Stars magazine delivers recipes, industry trends, business intel, beverage knowledge, new techniques, and a fresh dose of culinary inspiration. The editorial team covers four American cities a year and curates the best of each market to share with our readers. Each issue features a distinct market. Subscribe here!
Now in its 13th year, StarChefs hosts the annual International Chefs Congress, an industry-only symposium featuring the world’s preeminent culinary talent.
StarChefs features top chefs, pastry chefs, sommeliers, bartenders, and artisans in more than 35,000 published pages of original, industry-focused content, generates over 4 million page views annually, and was nominated for “Best Web Site” by the James Beard Foundation. The site also connects hospitality professionals to careers in foodservice through the industry’s leading job board, StarChefs JobFinder.