A Chat With Chef Blaine Wetzel, Lummi Island’s Rising Star

A Chat With Chef Blaine Wetzel, Lummi Island’s Rising Star

June 14, 2019
Blaine Wetzel, chef at the Willows Inn

We set out to Lummi Island, WA, to meet Blaine Wetzel, chef at the Willows Inn.

At the young age of 28, he’s a finalist for one of the food world’s most prestigious awards: Wetzel is one of 2014’s James Beard Foundation Rising Star Chef of the Year nominees. Presented by S.Pellegrino, the James Beard Foundation Rising Star Chef of the Year Award is given to a chef age 30 or younger who displays an impressive talent and who is likely to have a significant impact on the industry in years to come.

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