In 2016, Shaya was named the Best New Restaurant at the James Beard Awards – one of the highest culinary honors. This year, Shaya Chef de cuisine Zachary Engel won the award for Rising Star Chef of the Year, presented by S. Pellegrino.

Find out how an incredible up-and-coming chef lives and breathes the Crescent City…

Where’s your favorite brunch spot?

Carrollton Market. I love how Jason Goodenough and his crew execute their food so well for dinner and brunch. A big Bloody Mary and Creole Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast with Mississippi blueberries, and I’m all set.


by Jill Heller