Chefs to Watch 2018: Spencer Gomez, Holeman & Finch, Atlanta

Chandra Ram

Chefs talk of working directly with the land, but few have ties as strong as those Spencer Gomez holds close. Gomez grew up in western Colorado, among family and friends who were avid hunters, and he can hunt, dress, and butcher an animal better than most chefs you know.

“Growing up, we never bought red meat, besides maybe...