Stage Stories

Click on the photos below to learn more about each grantee’s stage. Check back as we continue to update our page with more stories!

Todd DalBelloTodd DalBello 
Grant location: Benu  San Francisco, CA 

Daniela HerreraDaniela Herrera
Grant location: Grace Chicago, IL 

Mac KilminikMaciej Kilminik
Grant location: The White Barn Inn Kennebunk, ME

David KnellerDavid Kneller
Grant location: Grace Chicago, IL

Melissa Kuhn (1)Melissa Kuhn
Grant location: Benu  San Francisco, CA  

Daniel Moccia-FieldDaniel Moccia-Field
Grant locations: Bar Tartine & Manresa  San Francisco, CA

Bethania PenaBethania Penia
Grant location: Restaurant DANIEL New York, NY

Jessica SeelyJessica Seely 
Grant location: Bayona  New Orleans, LA

Brandon Silver
Grant location: Noma Copenhagen, Denmark 

Jason SipeJason Sipe
Grant locations:  Le Pigeon & Little Bird Bistro Portland, OR

Mary Catherine EdmondsonMary Catherine Edmondson Grant location: Saison San Francisco, CA  

Cassandra TorresCassandra Torres 
Grant locations: Restaurant DANIEL & Eleven Madison Park New York, NY

Hernan MartinezHernan Martinez
Grant location: RN74 San Francisco, CA  

CL1Chris Laico
Grant location: Per Se New York, NY

2016-01-06-15-02-23-320-1Angela Chung
Grant locations: Marguerite, l’Auberge du Pont de Collonges, & Bernachon Lyon, France

Alexander Yoon

Alexander Yoon
Grant location: Restaurant Mirazur, Menton, France

Lincoln MarquisLincoln Marquis
Grant location: Per Se New York, NY

Henry MolinaHenry Molina
Grant location: Noma Copenhagen, Denmark

Jonathan Tilles (1)Jonathan Tilles
Grant locations: State Bird Provisions & Manresa SF/ Los Gatos, CA

Rob Drennan Rob Drennan
Grant location: Maaemo Oslo, Norway

Gretchen MuleroGretchen Mulero Ortiz
Grant location:  Marea New York, NY
Kendall RossKendall Ross
Grant location:  Restaurant DANIEL New York, NY  
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John Troupis
Grant location: Victor’s Fine Dining by Christian Bau Nennig, Germany 

Kaylin LloydKaylin Lloyd
Grant location: Attica Melbourne, Australia 
Michael Pini Michael Pini
Grant location: Fäviken Järpen, Sweden
graysonaltenbergGrayson Altenberg
Grant Location: The French Laundry Yountville, CA

Hoon Rhee Hoon Rhee
Grant location: Narisawa & L’effervescence Tokyo, Japan

BradleynicholsonBradley Nicholson
Grant location: Amass Copenhagen, Denmark

elaine-smythElaine Smyth
Grant location: The French Laundry Yountville, CA

Dan Filice
Grant location: Pineapple and Pearls Washington, DC

Michelle MoranMichelle Moran
Grant Location: Bribery Bakery Austin, TX
Doug BrixtonDoug Brixton
Grant Location: La Maison Troisgros  Roanne, France 

Caitlin Head (1)Caitlin Head
Grant Location: Asador Extebarri Atxondo, Spain

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Rory Weber
Grant Location: Amass Copenhagen, Denmark

Randall Prudden

Randall Prudden
Grant Location: Pujol and Maaemo Mexico City, Mexico and Copenhagen, Denmark

Larry NguyenLarry Nguyen
Grant Location: Central Lima, Peru
Vincenzo LosetoVincenzo Loseto
Grant Location: Noma Copenhagen, Denmark
Ryan Peters (1)Ryan Peters
Grant Location: The French Laundry Yountville, CA
Brendan Scott (3)Brendan Scott
Grant Location: Atera New York, NY

Lou Perella

Lou Perella
Grant Location: Attica Melbourne, Australia

Alex Enright

Alex Enright
Grant Location: Noma Copenhagen, Denmark

Ileene Cho

Ileene Cho
Grant Location: Le Meurice Paris, France

Franklin Arguelles

Franklin Arguelles
Grant Location: Den and La Bonne Table Tokyo, Japan

Rebecca Kozlowski
Grant Location: Hotel Plaza Athenée Paris, France

Davey George
Grant Location: Central Restaurante Peru

Sarah Hsieh
Grant Location:
Amass Restaurant
Copenhagen, Denmark

Chase Evans
Grant Location: The French Laundry Yountville, CA

Sam Daigle
Grant Location: Restaurant A.T Paris, France

Susana Querejazu
Grant Location: Le Meurice
Paris, France

Katherine Rock
Grant Location: Petit Crenn, Atelier Crenn & Water + Flour
San Francisco, CA

Emily Costello
Grant Location:
Meyers Bageri
Copenhagen, Denmark

Oscar Mata
Grant Location:
L’Auberge du Pont de Collonges
Lyon, France

Lizzie Styles
Grant Location:
Attica
Melbourne, Australia

Christopher Huang
Grant Location:
Saison and Pabu
San Francisco, CA

Rose Weiss
Grant Location:
Restaurant Frantzén & Mathias Dahlgren
Stockholm, Sweden

 Christopher Audia
Grant Location:
La Pergola
Rome, Italy

 Robert Hartmann
Grant Location:
El Celler de Can Roca
Girona, Spain


Samuel Meono
Grant Location:
Benu, Crenn Dining Group
San Francisco, CA