San Diego's Rachel King Nominated for Food & Wine Magazine's Best New Pastry Chef

Chef Rachel King

April 1, 2013

Executive Pastry Chef of Enlightened Hospitality Group restaurants, Rachel King has been chosen as a nominee in Food & Wine's 2013 'The People's Best New Pastry Chef'! Among 50 nominees from across the country, the award honors innovators who have run a restaurant pastry kitchen for five years or fewer. Get to know Rachel's amazing desserts by stoping into any Enlightened Hospitality Restaurant (Searsuckers, Burlap, Gingham, Gabardine & Herringbone), and vote for her today!!!

A Rachel King creation from Burlap's The Taste Tasting Menu
Voting has begun as of April 1st, and will last only one week, through Monday, April 8th at 5pm EST.  Readers can select their favorite pastry Chef in three regions: East, West and Central, and the chef with the most votes in each region will be named a finalist.  The finalist with the most votes overall will then be named The People's Best New Pastry Chef to be revealed online on April 9th as well as the June issue of Food & Wine.  The winner will also be featured in the July issue of FOOD & WINE, on newsstands June 14.

To encourage diners to vote, all Enlightened Hospitality Group restaurants including Searsucker San Diego, Searsucker Scottsdale, Herringbone, Burlap, Gingham and Gabardine will be giving guests a free dessert when they show proof they voted in the F&W awards.