, son of a fourth-generation Louisianan, is an avid angler and hunter, and the chef-owner of three nationally lauded restaurants in New Orleans, including La Petite Grocery in the Garden District and Justine in the French Quarter. He was a contestant on Top Chef: New Orleans
in 2013, has written for Saveur
, was named Chef of the Year by New Orleans
magazine in 2014, and won the James Beard Foundation's award for Best Chef: South in 2016 after being named a finalist in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. Jamie Feldmar
is the coauthor of Naomi Pomeroy's Taste & Technique
and a contributing writer to the New York Times
and the Wall Street Journal
, among other publications.