« Back to article: Austin chefs sweep 2022 James Beard Awards with 3 big wins

Edgar Rico
Edgar Rico won Emerging Chef for his work at Nixta Taqueria. Courtesy of Nixta
Iliana De La Vega of El Naranjo
Iliana de la Vaga winner of the first Best Chef: Texas award for Austin's El Naranjo. Photo by Keith Uyeda
Jesse Griffiths Dai Due James Beard Award
Jesse Griffiths won for his book about cooking wild hog. Dai Due/Facebook
Alba Huerta Julep
Julep owner Alba Huerta, winner of Outstanding Bar Program. Photo by Julie Soefer