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Hillary Dixler Canavan is Eater's restaurant editor and the author of the publication's debut book, Eater: 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes From the Authority on Where to Eat and Why It Matters (Abrams, September 2023). Her work focuses on dining trends and the people changing the industry — and scouting the next hot restaurant you need to try on Eater's annual Best New Restaurant list.

Lady-Chefs-150.jpgBloomberg's Ryan Sutton goes long to investigate why there are no women with head chef positions in prominent restaurant groups like Thomas Keller's, David Chang's, or Tom Colicchio's. The findings: "Women occupy just 6.3 percent, or 10 out of 160 head chef positions at 15 prominent U.S. restaurant groups." Over on his blog The Bad Deal, Sutton continues the conversation with quotes from chef Andrew Carmellini, Jefferson Macklin (Barbara Lynch COO), and others. [Bloomberg]
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