Erik Anderson, from Minneapolis to Food & Wine Best New Chef
He once was ours. Erik Anderson, who until this time last year was the head chef at Sea Change, has gone on to be named one of Food and Wine's Best New Chefs. Anderson had run the kitchen at Sea Change under Tim McKee. Before that he had worked at Doug Flicker's Auriga.
Catbird Seat is the work of Anderson and Josh Habiger (with whom he shares the award). Habiger and Anderson had met while working at Auriga. Habiger went on to work at the much-lauded Alinea and Aviary under Grant Achatz.
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