Chefs to Watch 2016: Kevin Fink, Emmer & Rye, Austin

Chandra Ram

At Austin’s Emmer & Rye, utterly delicious food circles the room on carts. But it’s not Chinese food, and it’s not a gimmick. Serving a third of the night’s offerings dim sum-style allows Chef/Partner Kevin Fink to focus on each ingredient in each dish, making sure it is shown in its best light, while ensuring that his guests enjoy personalized service.

“A really important aspect of seasonality is...