Only 43 women of the 262 Best New Chefs published in Food & Wine -- or less than 16 percent -- have made the list since it was launched in 1988. No women were chosen in 2003. One woman was selected from 2004 to 2007 and from 2009 to 2011. Two women were named in 2008, 2012 and 2014.
But there is hope for female professional chefs out there yet.
Quick update, for those still interested in Amy's Baking Company: It's evidently still terrifying. Because now knives are being used outside the kitchen, and we're left wondering what could have made Amy and Samy Bouzaglo snap.
Doppelgangers: the game so nice we played it twice last year. But there are so many distinctive-looking celebrity chefs out there (or, in some cases, cookpeople) that we couldn’t resist resurrecting the game. In fact, this game could double as the “Dream Cast For Every Chef Biopic, If They Were To Happen.” (Hollywood directors, take note.)