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Best Chef Awards: 2012 Winners

Sara Deseran | July 31, 2012 | Food & Drink Story Eat and Drink

These six dynamos are proof that succeeding in the Bay Area's competitive restaurant world demands not only talent and savvy but—most critical of all—a hell-bent kind of perserverance.

Click the arrow to meet the best of the best.


Read what the 2012 WINNERS had to say at our superstar potluck HERE.


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