Chef of the Year

Thrillist’s Best Chef Of The Year


Thrillist’s Best Chef of 2018, Reem Assil, isn’t just the owner and chef of two amazing Bay Area restaurants (Reem’s and Dyafa). She’s also a major activist and advocate for workers’ rights. On this episode of “Table Service,” we learn how Assil makes sure her hiring pool includes individuals from underserved communities (like the formerly incarcerated, for example) and how she helps her employees flourish once they join her team.