The Best Chef

2017 Winner

Jason Alley, Comfort, Pasture and Flora

Comfort: 200 W. Broad St., Richmond


Pasture: 416 E. Grace St., Richmond


Flora: 203 N. Lombardy St., Richmond


Voted best chef two years running, Jason Alley is best known as a culinary master of fresh, creative takes on Southern favorites. Comfort and Pasture are household names for Richmond foodies. His latest venture, Flora (opened in March), gives a hip new face to traditional Oaxacan cuisine, featuring everything from grilled shark tacos to mouth-watering carne asada.

First Runner Up

Walter Bundy, Shagbark

Second Runner Up

Michael Hall, Spoonbread Bistro

2016 Results

Winner: Jason Alley, Comfort and Pasture

First Runner Up: Cory Sheldon, The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing

Second Runner Up: Daniel Nutty, DECO Ristorante


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