Samad Mickens

I should be the favorite chef because of my passion, commitment and creativity in service of my customers.


Placed 5th

in the Quarter-Finals

We would like to thank you for supporting Samad Mickens in this year's competition. Your participation allows us to aid James Beard Foundation in their mission to create a more equitable and sustainable future in the restaurant industry.


Make onions cry

Sharpen your knives and show the world why you’re the Favorite Chef.

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