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Zachary Engel    

Chef de cuisine at Shaya restaurant in New Orleans; 2017 James Beard Rising Star Chef of the Year

At New Orleans' latest hot spot, Engel manages a 100-person staff to create the Israeli-inspired dishes that won Shaya its James Beard Award. Before Shaya, Engel cooked in Tel Aviv, at Catit Restaurant, and for Michael Solomonov in Philadelphia.

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Meet New Orleans' Hottest Young Chef, A 'Nerd' With A Business ...

Zach Engel didn't go to culinary school, but he's now in charge of one of the country's standout restaurants, New Orleans' Shaya. He's in the running for a big  ...

Middle Eastern Food Is Grabbing The Spotlight, Thanks To The ...

Zach Engel, winner of the 2017 James Beard Award as Rising Star Chef ... Zach Engel, chef de cuisine at Shaya restaurant in New Orleans, and winner of the ...

Israeli-born chef strikes gold with top U.S. prize | Reuters

Zachary Engel at Shaya in New Orleans was cited "rising star chef." In other key categories, the foundation awarded Michelin-starred Blue Hill at Stone Barns in ...

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