Bon Appètit named Naomi Pomeroy as one of the top 6 of a new generation of female chefs in September 2008 and Food & Wine magazine recognized her as one of the 10 Best New Chefs in America in 2009. Most recently, Marie Claire named Pomeroy one of the 18 most powerful women in business in October 2010. Locally, Pomeroy was voted Chef of the Year for 2008 by Portland Monthly. Pomeroy’s restaurant Beast was named Restaurant of the Year by the Oregonian in 2008 and chosen as Best Brunch by the Willamette Weekly. In March of 2010, Pomeroy was selected as a finalist for the prestigious James Beard Awards for Best Chef in the Pacific Northwest.
Naomi will be be one of the speakers at this years Portland Creative Conference (Naomi’s Top Chef Bio ). Here are excerpts from Naomi’s Top Chef interview:
The 2011 Portland Creative Conference is September 17th. Register Now!