April Bloomfield, 32, is the executive chef and co-owner of The Spotted Pig,
a gastropub specializing in seasonal British and Italian food using the
best local ingredients. A native of England, Bloomfield began her
career at London’s Kensington Place, then moved on to the city’s Bibendum and River Cafe (where Jamie Oliver got his start), before landing a spot at Alice Waters’s Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California. She opened The Spotted Pig with Ken Friedman in 2004.