Tavel Bristol-Joseph is the Pastry Chef and Partner at Emmer & Rye, Hestia, Kalimotxo and TLV in Austin, Texas. Chef Tavel is also one of Food & Wine Magazine's Best New Chefs of 2020. He began his culinary journey as a young boy when he spent every Saturday afternoon baking with his aunt in Georgetown, Guyana. After moving to the United States when he was seventeen years old, Bristol-Joseph attended the New York Restaurant School. Bristol-Joseph worked in a variety of restaurants around the United States before moving to Austin in 2015 to open Emmer & Rye. Emmer & Rye has been included in Bon Appétit’s “America’s Best New Restaurants 2016” list, as well as named Austin American-Statesman’s“2018 Best Restaurant in Austin.”
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