About Danny Bowien

Danny Bowien is a chef and co founder of Mission Chinese Food. He is a 2013 James Beard Award winner and won the Pesto World Championship in 2008, among other nominations.


  • Rising Star Chef
    James Beard Foundation
  • Best New Restaurants
    Bon Appétit, GQ Magazine
  • The Most Important Restaurants in America
    Bon Appétit
  • 40 Big Food Thinkers Under 40
    Food & Wine
  • World Pesto Championship
  • Best New Chefs
    Food & Wine
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in NYC

My Venues

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

"⚡️HOT DROPS 🔥Frank Cornelissen’s “Contadino” is freshly arrived and on @sam4nderson’s wine list, tonight! We are pouring it by the glass for a very limited time...and have a few magnums and a lucky Jeroboam, available on request."
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"Chinese broccoli beef brisket with smoked oyster sauce and flax seeds 🌹🌲 Link in bio to make a reservation"
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"Burnt banana with blackened tapioca and screwpine yoghurt dessert special for Restaurant Week, available vegan! Reserve now via link in bio 🖤"
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"BURNT BANANA dessert in progress!"
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"Lamb skirt dandan mian in numbing white sesame broth. Vegan option available!!"
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At My Venues