Chef Katie Button featured as Rising Star Chef of the Year

In the lead up to the 2014 James Beard Awards, S.Pellegrino® Sparkling Natural Mineral Water has released an original video series offering an exclusive look at the unique stories of each of the five chef finalists for the Rising Star Chef of the Year Award. As a presenting sponsor for this award, it underscores S.Pellegrino’s commitment to the support and cultivation of emerging culinary talent.

Chef Katie Button
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Filmed on location in each of the five chefs’ restaurants, the video series will offer viewers a behind-the-scenes look into a day in the life of each chef. The profiles shed light on each chef’s journey – their backgrounds, cooking philosophies, unique passions, skill sets and culinary influences.

Here’s one of the first videos in the series – Chef Katie Button of Cúrate and Nightbell:

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More videos will be available this week. To see all of the S.Pellegrino Rising Star Chef of the Year Award videos and other inspiring chef stories, visit

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