The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane grad earns James Beard nomination for work at Shaya

Shaya is located on Magazine Street. Engel's work at the Israeli restaurant earned him a nomination for a James Beard Rising Star award.

Emily Carmichael, Senior Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017

As a Tulane undergraduate, Zachary Engel got his first cooking job at The Goldie and Morris Mintz Center for Jewish Life. Seven years after graduating, his work as Shaya's Chef de Cuisine earned him a James Beard Rising Star nomination. Often referred to as "the Oscars of the food world," the James...