Here’s a look into the judging process behind The Art of Plating Rising Talent with industry icons like chef Daniel Humm, chef Dominique Crenn, hotelier Brian De Lowe, photographer Evan Sung, and editor-in-chief Maria Nguyen.
This year, The Art of Plating Rising Talent will honor 16 individuals in United States & Canada through a rigorous multi-phase process. Candidates are nominated by our invitation-only community of actively engaged industry insiders – a comprised cross-section of more than 150 professionals and tastemakers in U.S. & Canada. Candidates must show exceptional talent in their discipline and be under 35 years of age or have worked in their field for less than five years.
Finalists will be announced on October 15, 2019.