We are humbled and honored to be named among the 2021 class of StarChefs Rising Stars. It is our great privilege to travel, source, and share these teas with you. We dedicate this award to the people who make it all possible, our producers. Our unwavering commitment since we began is to challenge the tea industry and either through example or mentorship, advance the American tea industry. To that end, we are just getting started.
"The 2021 class includes 24 Rising Stars, recognized by StarChefs for their culinary strengths, charitable contributions to Chicago, and their ability to navigate, lead, and inspire."
"StarChefs Rising Star Awards celebrate up-and-coming chefs and culinary professionals, who represent the vanguard of the contemporary American dining scene. They have strong, compelling culinary philosophies and are committed to fostering a culinary community by sharing their knowledge with fellow professionals."