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The Eater Young Guns class of 2015 comprises a group of the most promising hospitality industry stars from coast to coast. The 17 winners represent a vast number of cuisines and career approaches — among their ranks are co-owners of a Japanese-Choctaw pop-up in Oklahoma City, the director of legendary chef Joel Robuchon's only two US restaurants, and the man behind the drinks at one of the country's most progressive cocktail bars. Past Young Guns have gone on to open restaurants of their own and receive James Beard nominations; here, we laud the new guard for their work in the field.