Recent Additions
Omi Atre (Toronto)
Nathan Knight (San Francisco)
Joe Deagle (Brockton)
Hugh Moran (Newtown Square)  
Rising Star Chef, presented by San Francisco Chronicle
(not presented in 1998)
San Francisco Chronicle
Name Year
Val M. Cantu 2016
Sara Hauman 2016
Geoffrey Lee 2016
Laura Meyer 2016
Ryan Pollnow 2016
Pierre Tumlin 2016

Laura Cronin 2015
Maya Erickson 2015
Colin Kull 2015
Stephanie Prida 2015
Ry Stephen 2015

Dante Cecchini 2014
James LaLonde 2014
Jessica Largey 2014
Timmy Malloy 2014
Jared Rogers 2014

Kyle Itani 2013
Devin McDavid 2013
Mark Pensa 2013
Brandon Rodgers 2013
Robin Song 2013

Preston Clark 2012
Brett Cooper 2012
Joey Elenterio 2012
Matt McNamara 2012
Teague Moriarity 2012
Anthony Strong 2012

Danny Bowien 2011
Curtis Di Fede 2011
Aaron London 2011
Thomas McNaughton 2011
Charlie Parker 2011
Tyler Rodde 2011

John Paul Carmona 2010
Perry Hoffman 2010
Timothy Hollingsworth 2010
Charlie Kleinman 2010
Joshua Skenes 2010

Melissa Chou 2009
Rodrigo Da Silva 2009
Lisa Eyherabide 2009
Louis Maldonado 2009
Justin Simoneaux 2009

Ian Begg 2008
Richard Corbo 2008
Jeremy Fox 2008
Deanie Hickox 2008
Christopher Kostow 2008
Jonnatan Leiva 2008

Nate Appleman 2007
Chris Kronner 2007
Tim Luym 2007
Jennifer Kenny Nguyen 2007
James Syhabout 2007

Greg Dunmore 2006
Charlie Hallowell 2006
Corey Lee 2006
Michelle Mah 2006
Mike Yakura 2006

David Bazirgan 2005
Ron Boyd 2005
Stuart Brioza 2005
Christophe Hille 2005
Nicole Krasinski 2005
Jamie Lauren 2005

Stephen Barber 2004
Joseph Bosworth 2004
Quinn Hatfield 2004
Karen Hatfield 2004
Daniel Humm 2004

Martin Castillo 2003
Malachi Harland 2003
Justine Miner 2003
Marc Rasic 2003
David Rosales 2003

Matthew Colgan 2002
Erik Hopfinger 2002
Douglas Keane 2002
Melissa Perello 2002
Mark Purdy 2002

Bridget Batson 2001
Adrian Hoffman 2001
Dennis Leary 2001
Thomas Ricci 2001
Luke Sung 2001

Jeffrey Amber 2000
Laurence Jossel 2000
Alex Ong 2000
Victor Scargle 2000
Mark Zeitouni 2000

Chad Callahan 1999
Heather Ho 1999
Sarah Lambert 1999
Richard Reddington 1999
Ron Siegel 1999
Craig Stoll 1999

Christopher Fernandez 1997
David Fickes 1997
Mourad Lahlou 1997
Julia McClaskey 1997
Charles Phan 1997

Maria Helm 1996
David Kinch 1996
Jim Moffat 1996
James Ormsby 1996
Arnold Eric Wong 1996

Elizabeth Falkner 1995
Ken Oringer 1995
Robert Price 1995
Larry Tse 1995
Lance Dean Velasquez 1995