Rising Talent 2021 Finalists

TAOP Staff /

Over the last year and a half, the hospitality industry as we know it has been irrevocably transformed. The pandemic led to mass layoffs, business shutdowns, and food shortages—it was a dark hour for an industry that thrives on in-person interaction and social connection. But from adversity and loss sprang hope and innovation—either out of necessity, desire or crisis response—so many people found ways to keep going. Many pivoted their existing businesses while others launched entirely new ventures or finally had the space to pursue their dream career. In this spirit, it’s especially fitting that The Art of Plating Rising Talent Awards are back in 2021, celebrating young leaders in the food and drink world. 

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