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Three Philadelphia Chefs Nominated For Food & Wine’s The People’s Best New Chef Award, Voting Now Open

For the second year in a row, Food & Wine has allowed the public to weigh in on its search for the People’s Best New Chef.

And for the second year in a row, Philadelphia is representing. This year, three of our local chefs are nominated for People’s Best New Chef: Mid-Atlantic:

Pierre Calmels of Bibou
Brad Spence of Amis
Lee Styer of Fond

Double kudos for Styer and Calmels: the former is up for a James Beard Award for Rising Star Chef, the latter for Best Chef Midatlantic.

There are 10 nominated chefs in 10 regions throughout the country; the chef with the most votes will be named The People’s Best New Chef for 2012.

You can vote online starting today through March 11. Let’s make sure we bring the award home!

Food & Wine’s The People’s Best New Chef 2012 [Food & Wine]