Meet America's 5 Best Young Chefs

Photo by: Illustrations by Matt Collins
Blaine Wetzel, 25-
Restaurant: Willows Inn Dining Room ; Lummi Island, Washington
Pedigree: Spent two years at Copenhagen's Noma, twice voted the world's best ... more 
Photo by: Illustrations by Matt Collins
Blaine Wetzel, 25-
Restaurant: Willows Inn Dining Room ; Lummi Island, Washington
Pedigree: Spent two years at Copenhagen's Noma, twice voted the world's best restaurant.
Food: Wetzel sources from the inn's four farmers, the island's Native American tribe, and Puget Sound, home to the king salmon he serves with a beurre blanc of the fish's bones, capers, and beach plants.

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