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How to Make it Panel

With the 2019 StarChefs Rising Star Award Winners

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Institute of Culinary Education

Brookfield Place
225 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10281

From first jobs out of school, to cinching what can make or break an interview, this year's class of Rising Star Award winners will share what it takes to make it in the industry.

Rising Stars are up-and-coming chefs and culinary professionals who represent the vanguard of the contemporary American dining scene. They have strong, compelling culinary philosophies, are able to see beyond the four walls of their restaurants, and are committed to fostering a culinary community by sharing their knowledge with fellow professionals. Ultimately, creativity, ambition, exquisite presentation, and most importantly, delicious food wins a chef the designation of StarChefs Rising Star. They are the future of American cuisine.

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