2013 Emerging Chefs Challenge winners Lincoln Owens, Nick Lama and Nick Hufft.
Nominations are closing tomorrow for Gambit
's third annual Emerging Chefs Challenge
, the annual event where up-and-coming culinary whizzes present their specialties to members of the public, who then vote on the winner. The 2013 champion was Nick Lama of Gautreau's
, and the 2014 winner was Le Foret's Brandon Felder
. This year's event will be held July 8.
If you know a local chef who has worked as a head chef or chef/owner for fewer than three years and is currently employed in the New Orleans area, send a brief biography and reasons why he or she should be honored to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is May 7.