26 Women Chefs Who Lead Beloved St. Louis Restaurants and Shops


By Melissa Buelt and Elizabeth Semko

St. Louis is fortunate to have so many great restaurants keeping us fed and happy -- and that's thanks to the talented chefs who keep them running. But while men tend to dominate kitchens across the U.S., in St. Louis we're lucky to have many, many talented women on top. From conceiving the menus to keeping the operation in tip-top shape day-to-day, these women bring it -- and we'd be remiss not to honor those holding this coveted role at some of the city's best restaurants.

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