Kent Rathbun


About Kent Rathbun

Kent Rathbun is a Four-time Beard Award-nominated American chef and restaurateur. His restaurants include Abacus, in Dallas, Texas, an upscale restaurant chosen as most popular in Dallas by the 2007 edition of the Zagat Survey, Jasper's, in the Texas cities of Plano, The Woodlands, and Austin and Hickory, his upscale burger and bbq concept in Plano. He also caters in Dallas/Ft Worth, Houston and Austin with his entity Kent Rathbun Catering.

  • Nominee for Best Chef: Southwest
    James Beard Foundation
  • Top Meals Around the World
    USA Today

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  • AAA Four Diamond Award
    American Automobile Association
  • Best of the Year
    Bon Appétit
  • Fine Dining Hall of Fame
    Nation's Restaurant News

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