THIRD ANNUAL CHOW 13 CELEBRATES THE INDIVIDUALS INSPIRING FOOD TRENDS
CHOW Honors 2011’s “Baker's Dozen” Who Are Changing the Way We Eat
Honorees Include Designer Philippe Stark, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter and YouTube Star Hannah Hart
SAN FRANCISCO (November 3, 2011) — The editors of CHOW.com today announced the recipients of the third annual CHOW 13 — a prestigious list identifying new directions in food, and honoring the people behind them. This list of 13, chosen by CHOW editors, has inspired the trends that have grown beyond the food world into everyday culture. From Internet entrepreneurs to chefs to politicians, the CHOW 13 represents the people currently at the forefront of cooking innovation, whose influence will have impact on the way we eat for years to come. More information on the CHOW 13 can be found at: http://www.chow.com/food-news/95112/the-2011-chow-13/
"There is a tremendous amount of creativity in the food world these days. People are experimenting, innovating and affecting not just what we eat but our culture in general,” said Jane Goldman, Editor in Chief, CHOW.com. “We looked at the big trends we see emerging and searched for the creative forces behind them. Those people are our CHOW 13. The list includes people and trends you might have heard of and many that you will hear more about in the year to come.”
This year's CHOW 13 winners (in alphabetical order) and the trend that they are noted for inspiring:
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