Karen Akunowicz


About Karen Akunowicz

Chef Karen Akunowicz has worked as former sous chef at Ana Sortun’s Oleana, the executive chef and partner at Myers + Chang and a contender on Bravo’s Top Chef. In 2017, she co-authored her first cookbook, Myers + Chang at Home: Recipes from the Beloved Boston Eatery, with Joanne Chang, and last year she won the 2018 James Beard Award for Best Chef: Northeast. She recently opened her own restaurant, Fox & the Knife.

  • Best Chef: Northeast
    James Beard Foundation
  • Best Chef, Up and Coming
    Boston Magazine

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  • Season 13 Nominated Chef
    Top Chef
  • 21 Badass Women Changing the Food World as We Know It
    Marie Claire
  • 100 Women We Love
    Go Magazine
  • Hottest Chef Boston, Hottest Chef Northeast

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