Chefs to Watch 2016: Vinson Petrillo, Zero Restaurant + Bar, Charleston

Amy Cavanaugh

“The kitchen is the calm for my life,” says Vinson Petrillo, executive chef at Charleston’s Zero Restaurant + Bar. “I walk into the kitchen, and it makes me calm.” That’s an important, necessary thing, since the kitchen at Zero is 110 square feet and located right next to the restaurant’s entrance. Though diners are constantly walking past and watching the chefs work, the kitchen is a remarkably quiet place, with a handful of...