2018 Talent

Andrew Curren

Executive Chef & Partner, ELM Restaurant Group (24 Diner, Easy Tiger Bake Shop & Beer Garden, Italic, Irene's)

Chef Andrew Curren of ELM Restaurant Group in Austin, TX, is a Culinary Institute of America valedictorian and heads up the kitchens at nationally renowned concepts 24 Diner, Easy Tiger Bake Shop & Beer Garden, Italic and, most recently, Irene’s. Chef Drew is a two-time nominee for Food & Wine magazine’s “People’s Best New Chef,” competed on “Top Chef: Texas” in 2011 and is included in multiple editions of Best Chefs America.