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Ken Vedrinski

Chef / Charleston, SC
Ken Vedrinski
Photo by Ben Williams

James Beard Award nominee
Title: Chef
Location: Charleston, SC
Establishment: Trattoria Lucca, Coda Del Pesce

Why he's a big deal: Nominated for "Best Chef: Southeast" by the James Beard Foundation. While at Woodlands Inn and Resort, he earned Mobile Five-Stars, and Trattoria Lucca was a semi-finalist for "Best New Restaurant" by the James Beard Foundation.