2011 Trailblazing Chef Award Winners These seven chefs are setting the pace for important trends in American restaurants: neighborliness, authenticity, innovation, and more. Prepare to be inspired. Brandon SharpAge: 36Restaurant: SolbarLocation: Calistoga, Calif.Read Brandon's profile. Grant AchatzAge: 37Restaurants: Alinea, NextLocation: ChicagoRead Grant's profile. Daniel PattersonAge: 42Restaurants: Coi, PlumLocations: San Francisco, Oakland, CaliRead Daniel's profile. Marcus SamuelssonAge: 40Restaurant: Red RoosterLocation: Harlem, New York CityRead Marcus's profile. Clayton ChapmanAge: 25Restaurant: The Grey PlumeLocation: Omaha, Neb.Read Clayton's profile. Maricel PresillaAge: "Fifties"Restaurants: Cucharamama, ZafraLocation: Hoboken, N.J.Read Maricel's profile. Nate AllenAge: 34Restaurant: Knife & ForkLocation: Spruce Pine, N.C.Read Nate's profile.