Welcome!

News Feed Item

FOUR - The World's Best Food Magazine Announces Rising Stars Awards

LONDON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --



     FOUR is delighted to announce its international Rising Star Awards, whereby four up-and-coming chefs from Latin America, North America, Europe and Asia & Australasia have been titled Rising Star 2014

Each region is headed up by an acclaimed judge; Andrea Petrini represents Europe; Alexandra Forbes represents Latin  America; Mitchell Davies represents North  America; Melinda Joe represents Asia  &  Australasia. Three regional panellists joined each judge, submitting a list of their selected 10 Rising Star chefs. Each list was submitted this year, crosschecked and whittled down to four names.

     (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140319/674950-a )

     (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140319/674950-b )

The  Rising  Stars


Runners-up: Daisuke Kaneko, Haruhiko Yamamoto, Matt Abergel


Runners-up: Paul Qui, Danny Bowien, Nick Barker


Runners-up: Rodrigo Oliveira, Pia Leon, Jorge Vallejo


Runners-up: Magnus Nilsson, Bertrand Grébaut, Isaac McHale

About  Rising  Stars  Awards 

Debuting this year, FOUR's Rising Stars Awards are a pioneering celebration of the up-and-coming talent within international fine-dining.

As well as the four judges, a panel of three others support the choice of rising star within each region. Each panellist has submitted a list of ten Rising Stars, which has been whittled down to produce a list of each region's four winning Rising Star chefs.

About  Rising  Stars  Judges

  • Andrea  Petrini: Chairman of World's 50 Best, creative director of Cook it Raw, co-director of Paris des Chefs, and experienced food writer.

Panellists: Anna Morelli, Severin Corti, Mattias Kroon

  • Alexandra  Forbes: Brazil-born food and travel writer and food editor at GQ  Brasil.

Panellists: Marcela Baruch, Ivanova Gambus, Dr. Luiz Kimura

  • Mitchell  Davis: Executive Vice President of James Beard Foundation, experienced food, restaurant and travel writer and cookbook author.

Panellists: Bonnie Stern, Andrew Knowlton, Kate Krader

  • Melinda  Joe: Tokyo-based food and drinks journalist, and contributor to CNNGo and Japan  Times.

Panellists: Izumi Shibata, Michael Ryan, Poonperm Paitayawat

Rising  Stars  Criteria

  • Chefs: aged 35 or under on 17 January 2014; in the position less than five years and in the region for at least two years (may not be natives).
  • Panellists have visited restaurant within the last 12 months.
  • The Rising Stars are determined by a points scheme. Each panellist gives chefs' points to determine their position.

Find out more at http://www.four-magazine.com/risingstars.


Contact Sophie Cater:
[email protected]
+44(0)20-8947-5511

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
"We're a cybersecurity firm that specializes in engineering security solutions both at the software and hardware level. Security cannot be an after-the-fact afterthought, which is what it's become," stated Richard Blech, Chief Executive Officer at Secure Channels, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Most companies are adopting or evaluating container technology - Docker in particular - to speed up application deployment, drive down cost, ease management and make application delivery more flexible overall. As with most new architectures, this dream takes a lot of work to become a reality. Even when you do get your application componentized enough and packaged properly, there are still challenges for DevOps teams to making the shift to continuous delivery and achieving that reduction in cost ...
Enterprise architects are increasingly adopting multi-cloud strategies as they seek to utilize existing data center assets, leverage the advantages of cloud computing and avoid cloud vendor lock-in. This requires a globally aware traffic management strategy that can monitor infrastructure health across data centers and end-user experience globally, while responding to control changes and system specification at the speed of today’s DevOps teams. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Josh Gray, Chie...
To get the most out of their data, successful companies are not focusing on queries and data lakes, they are actively integrating analytics into their operations with a data-first application development approach. Real-time adjustments to improve revenues, reduce costs, or mitigate risk rely on applications that minimize latency on a variety of data sources. Jack Norris reviews best practices to show how companies develop, deploy, and dynamically update these applications and how this data-first...
Intelligent Automation is now one of the key business imperatives for CIOs and CISOs impacting all areas of business today. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Brian Boeggeman, VP Alliances & Partnerships at Ayehu, will talk about how business value is created and delivered through intelligent automation to today’s enterprises. The open ecosystem platform approach toward Intelligent Automation that Ayehu delivers to the market is core to enabling the creation of the self-driving enterprise.
"At the keynote this morning we spoke about the value proposition of Nutanix, of having a DevOps culture and a mindset, and the business outcomes of achieving agility and scale, which everybody here is trying to accomplish," noted Mark Lavi, DevOps Solution Architect at Nutanix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @DevOpsSummit at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
"We're here to tell the world about our cloud-scale infrastructure that we have at Juniper combined with the world-class security that we put into the cloud," explained Lisa Guess, VP of Systems Engineering at Juniper Networks, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Historically, some banking activities such as trading have been relying heavily on analytics and cutting edge algorithmic tools. The coming of age of powerful data analytics solutions combined with the development of intelligent algorithms have created new opportunities for financial institutions. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Sebastien Meunier, Head of Digital for North America at Chappuis Halder & Co., discussed how these tools can be leveraged to develop a lasting competitive advantage ...
As more and more companies are making the shift from on-premises to public cloud, the standard approach to DevOps is evolving. From encryption, compliance and regulations like GDPR, security in the cloud has become a hot topic. Many DevOps-focused companies have hired dedicated staff to fulfill these requirements, often creating further siloes, complexity and cost. This session aims to highlight existing DevOps cultural approaches, tooling and how security can be wrapped in every facet of the bu...
Docker containers have brought great opportunities to shorten the deployment process through continuous integration and the delivery of applications and microservices. This applies equally to enterprise data centers as well as the cloud. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Jari Kolehmainen, founder and CTO of Kontena, discussed solutions and benefits of a deeply integrated deployment pipeline using technologies such as container management platforms, Docker containers, and the drone.io Cl tool. H...
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Dr. Robert Cohen, an economist and senior fellow at the Economic Strategy Institute, presented the findings of a series of six detailed case studies of how large corporations are implementing IoT. The session explored how IoT has improved their economic performance, had major impacts on business models and resulted in impressive ROIs. The companies covered span manufacturing and services firms. He also explored servicification, how manufacturing firms shift from se...
Connecting to major cloud service providers is becoming central to doing business. But your cloud provider’s performance is only as good as your connectivity solution. Massive Networks will place you in the driver's seat by exposing how you can extend your LAN from any location to include any cloud platform through an advanced high-performance connection that is secure and dedicated to your business-critical data. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Paul Mako, CEO & CIO of Massive Networks, wil...
You know you need the cloud, but you’re hesitant to simply dump everything at Amazon since you know that not all workloads are suitable for cloud. You know that you want the kind of ease of use and scalability that you get with public cloud, but your applications are architected in a way that makes the public cloud a non-starter. You’re looking at private cloud solutions based on hyperconverged infrastructure, but you’re concerned with the limits inherent in those technologies.
The question before companies today is not whether to become intelligent, it’s a question of how and how fast. The key is to adopt and deploy an intelligent application strategy while simultaneously preparing to scale that intelligence. In her session at 21st Cloud Expo, Sangeeta Chakraborty, Chief Customer Officer at Ayasdi, will provide a tactical framework to become a truly intelligent enterprise, including how to identify the right applications for AI, how to build a Center of Excellence to ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Massive Networks will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Massive Networks mission is simple. To help your business operate seamlessly with fast, reliable, and secure internet and network solutions. Improve your customer's experience with outstanding connections to your cloud.