Chef Adam DeLosso of Garces Catering as well as 18 of Philadelphia’s top chefs deemed “Rising Stars,” hosted a walk-around tasting and awards ceremony at the Kimmel Center for the StarChefs 2013 Philadelphia Rising Stars Gala last night.
Guests sampled dishes as well as enjoyed live music, beverage pairings and signature cocktails.
A portion of the proceeds benefits local hunger nonprofit Philabundance.
Rising Stars Award Winners
Nicholas Elmi- Rittenhouse Tavern
Yun Fuentes- JG Domestic
Chris Kearse- Will
Eli Kulp- Fork
Josh Lawler- Farm and Fisherman
Greg Vernick- Vernick Food & Drink
Will Zuchman- Alma de Cuba
Peter Scarola- R2L
Andrew and Kristin Wood- Russet
Joe Cicala- Le Virtu
Sara May- Franklin Fountain
Davina Soondrum- Shane Confectionery
Jeremy Nolen- Wursthaus Schmitz
Kevin Sbraga- Sbraga
Jonathan Cichon- Lacroix at the Rittenhouse Hotel
Michael Solomonov- Citron and Rose, Federal Donuts, Percy Street Barbeque, Zahav
Brian Kane- Zahav
Al Sotack- Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co.
Adam DeLosso- Garces Catering
Featured Guest Chefs
Caitlin Mateo- Square 1682 at Hotel Palomar
Guillermo Tellez- Red Owl Tavern at Hotel Monaco
For more information on Philadelphia's Rising Stars, click here.