2018 Talent

Jenn Louis

Chef/Owner of Lincoln Restaurant and Sunshine Tavern

Jenn Louis is the executive chef and co-owner of two restaurants, Lincoln and Sunshine Tavern. In 2012, Louis’ soulful, seasonally focused cooking earned her recognition as a Best New Chef by Food & Wine magazine.

She is a two-time semifinalist for the James Beard Award for Best Chef: Northwest and she competed on season five of Bravo’s  Top Chef Masters. Her debut cookbook, Pasta By Hand (Chronicle Books) will publish March 24, 2015. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband and three cats