June 20, 2024

2024 Lamb Jam Chef Award Winners Announced

Zaytinya's Seven Spice Roasted Leg of Lamb

The top finalist chefs will go head-to-head in a cook-off showdown at the 2024 Lamb Jam, happening this October at The Platform by the James Beard Foundation in New York City! 

Each chef will showcase their winning Lamb Jam dish as they compete for the coveted golden sheep and the prestigious title of Lamb Jam winner. Stay tuned for more details and prepare to join us for a feast like no other!

2024 Lamb Jam Finalists

Chef Steven Satterfield - Lamb Meatballs
Miller Union — Atlanta, Georgia

Chef John Bates - BBQ Achiote Lamb Taco
Interstellar BBQ - Austin, Texas

Chef Edson Rojas - American Lamb Croquettes
The Banks - Boston, Massachusetts

Chef Linda Hampsten Fox - Lamb Birria Tacos
Bindery - Denver, Colorado

Chef Adam Rosenblum - Crispy Lamb Boudin Balls
Causwells - San Francisco, California

Chef Maximilian Petty - Lamb Leg Char Siu
Eden Hill - Seattle, Washington

Chef Michael Costa - Seven Spice Roasted Lamb Leg
Washington, D.C.

2024 People’s Choice Winners

Chef Cam Floyd - Chili Braised Lamb Birria
Gezzo's Coastal Cantina - Atlanta, Georgia

Chef Amanda Turner - Piri-Piri Grilled Lamb
Olamaie - Austin, Texas

Chef Alvee Hassan - Crispy Lamb Arancini
Trade - Boston, Massachusetts

Chef Kenny Minton III - Lamb & Green Garlic Sausage
Coperta - Denver, Colorado

Chef Francis Ang - Lamb Adobo Empanada
Abaca - San Francisco, California

Chef Carter King - Sticky Spicy Lamb Skewer
Revel - Seattle, Washington

Chef Ryan Moore - Schmaltz Braised Lamb
Sababa - Washington, D.C.

Lamb Jam serves as a platform to promote American lamb as a versatile and delicious protein at restaurants in Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Denver, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington D.C. Each participating restaurant featured lamb-centric culinary creations that were voted on by diners. Congratulations to all the chefs that participated in this year’s event!

Check out everyone who participated in Lamb Jam 2024 here!

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