10 rising female chefs you should know

From pastry powerhouse to vegetable virtuoso, these 10 women are approaching the top of the culinary world.

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Take note, kitchen commandos: There's a power imbalance in the culinary world. The James Beard Awards, known as the Oscars of food, have awarded only 81 of a total of 361 awards to women. However, that number seems to be on the rise with several new women being recognized this year as nominees and award winners.

To celebrate, we take a look at some of the best up-and-coming female chefs from LA to London.

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