It's time for Food & Wine's 2012 People's Best New Chef competition, in which the readers vote online for the winner. Our very own Lon Symensma of ChoLon is up for the "Best New Chef" Southwest. Symensma is completing against Will Nolan of Eight K in Snowmass, CO., Justin Beckett of Beckett’s Table in Phoenix, Tim Byres of Smoke in Dallas, Tre Wilcox of Village Marquee Grill & Bar in Dallas, Andrew Curren of 24 Diner in Austin, Ned Elliott of Foreign & Domestic in Austin, Paul Qui of Uchiko in Austin, Ryan Lowder of The Copper Onion in Salt Lake City and Jonathon Stranger and Russ Johnson of Ludivine in Oklahoma City.
You can vote by visiting the Food & Wine poll. Voting will cease on March 11th.
· The People's Best New Chef [F&W]