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Jessie Banhazl Named One of Zagat’s Top “30 Under 30”

The popular Zagat guide is releasing their “30 under 30” awards today. The honor goes to young talent in kitchens, bakeries, restaurants, shops, bars, etc. Here is the list. Congratulations to all.

Jessie Banhazl, Owner/Managing Director, Green City Growers (28)

Marley Brush, Co-Owner, Crema Cafe (29)

Brahm Callahan, Wine Director, Grill 23 & Bar, Post 390 (28)

Patrick Cassidy, Former Bar Manager, Saloon (26)

Christopher Coombs, Executive Chef, dbar; Owner/Exec. Chef, Deuxave (28)

John Paul daSilva, Executive Chef, Spoke Wine Bar (28)

Joey DePasquale, Vice President, DePasquale Ventures (21)

Meredith Devinney, General Manager, Menton (26)

James DiSabatino, Founder and Chief Cheese Griller, Roxy’s Grilled Cheese

Selena Donovan, Restaurant Manager, Towne Stove & Spirits (26)

Patrick Gaggiano, General Manager, Trina’s Starlite Lounge and Parlor Sports (25)

Robert Grant, Executive Chef, The Blue Room and Belly Wine Bar (27)

Shore Gregory, President, Island Creek Oysters (28)

Kurt Gurdal, General Manager, Formaggio Kitchen (29)

Jeremy Kean and Philip Kruta, Chefs/Owners, Whisk (Jeremy, 26; Philip, 23)

Jason Kilgore, Beverage Manager, Catalyst (27)

Katie Kimble, Pastry Chef, Area Four (28)

Kristen Kish, Chef de Cuisine, Stir (28)

Hilary Koloski, Owner & Chief Baking Officer, Cow & Crumb Baking Company (27)

Tim Maslow, Executive Chef and Co-Owner, Strip-T’s (28)

Heather Mojer, Bartender and Front of House Manager, Hungry Mother (29)

Samuel Monsour, Executive Chef, JM Curley (29)

Helder Pimentel, Founder and President, Backlash Beer Company (28)

Daniel Raia, Chef de Cuisine, Sweet Cheeks Q (28)

Marcos Sanchez, Executive Chef, Tres Gatos (29)

Shaun Brian Sells, Executive Chef, Harbor View Hotel (28)

Mike Smith, Chef de Cusine, Toro (29)

Fernanda Tapia, Chef de Cuisine, 51 Lincoln (28)

Josh Taylor, Bar Manager, West Bridge (29)

Sam Treadway, Bar Manager and Co-Owner, Backbar