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Daniela Soto-Innes (Cosme, NYC)
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Daniela Soto-Innes (Cosme, NYC)

At just 26, Daniela Soto-Innes is the U.S. deputy of the most innovative Mexican chef in the world. She runs the kitchen at Enrique Olvera's Cosme in New York City, but she's not hiding in that award-winning chef's shadow: She's raked in a Beard award for Rising Star Chef, three New York Times stars and a recent visit from the Obamas for gorgeous, technique-driven dishes like duck carnitas and uni tostadas with bone marrow salsa.

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