Miami's rising culinary stars: 30 Under 30

Here are 30 budding culinarians, all under 30 years old, who are poised to do great things in South Florida’s food and beverage scene, according to Zagat.

1. Eileen Andrade, 26, owner, Finka Table & Tap

2. Mandy Baca, 27, culinary author

3. Angelina Bastidas, 24, executive sous chef, Tongue & Cheek

4. Alex Chang, 25, executive chef, Vagabond Restaurant & Bar

5. Samantha Frei, 28, pastry chef, The Palms Hotel & Spa

6. Nunzio Fuschillo, 29, chef de cuisine, Bocce Bar

7. Benjamin Goldman, 25, sous chef, Juvia

8. Josue Gonzalez, 23, lead bartender, Ball & Chain

9. Thomas Griese, 28, chef de cuisine, Michael Mina 74

10. Christine Guzman, 26, general manager, Blackbrick Chinese

11. Bradley Herron, 29, executive chef, The Genuine Hospitality Group

12. Ashley Hutson, 25, front-of-house manager, Ortanique on the Mile

13. Brad Kilgore, 28, chef-owner, Alter

14. Andrew Kutz, 26, assistant general manager, db Bistro Moderne

15. Chris McGrath, 29, head brewer, Concrete Beach Brewery

16. Alban Mecaj, 28, floor manager, Seasalt & Pepper

17, Maria Orantes, 22, corporate pastry chef, Pubbelly

18. Giancarlo Pagani, 28, area director of food and beverage, SBE Miami

19. Matthew Phillips, 26, bar manager, Toro Toro

20. Giorgio Rapicavoli, 29, chef-owner, Eating House

21. Tyler Ridgeway, 24, head bartender, Khong River House

22. David Xavier Rodriguez, 25, head cellarman and assistant brewer, Wynwood Brewing Co.

23. Samantha Rosen, 25, online media manager, Menin Hospitality

24. Jessica Sanchez, 28, chef-owner, Loba

25. Torrey Solomon, 24, sous chef, Red the Steakhouse

26. Michael Sullivan, 27, owner and general manager, OTC Restaurant

27. Dylan Terry, 28, owner, Ready to Grow Gardens

28. Ian Tiemann, 24, sous chef, Macchialina

29. Xavier Torres, 28, executive chef, Drunken Dragon

30. Ian Wogan, 29, arborist and beekeeper

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