Indiana Sous Chefs to Watch

Photography By Jennifer Rubenstein | Last Updated November 10, 2015
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Chefs in Indiana are thriving and the talent of these chefs has put Indiana on the map as a foodie destination. Greg Hardesty, David Tallent, Jon Brooks, Daniel Orr all well known in the food culture - but what about the sous chefs? Edible Indy is highlighting sous chefs - the creative brilliance these chefs bring to the table (literally) continue to place us in a position to be a force of forks, spoons and knives - they will bring flavor to the community like never before and they will continue to be dedicated to the local food movement encouraging seasonal dishes of the freshest quality.  Enjoy getting to know these sous chefs!


Sous Chef Rachel Hanson

I started my career in the kitchen when I was very young, cooking and baking alongside my Grandmother. On a whim, I chose to attend the...

Sous Chef John Herndon

I was born and raised in Indianapolis. My first job was as a bus boy at One-Liners Comedy Club. I ended up on the line during service and...

Sous Chef Noah Miles

A lover of food, art, and music who is an active artist and musician in addition to working full time at Bluebeard. He studied at Sullivan...

Sous Chef Erica Oakley

Attended the Art Institute of Indianapolis to achieve her bachelors of science in hospitality management. Before working at the hotel she...

Sous Chef Nick Traeger

Nick Traeger is a Lafayette native currently working at Public Greens in Broad Ripple.  He started in fine dining kitchens in Detroit...

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