Mexican-American chef Daniela Soto-Innes has become the youngest honoree to be named the World's Best Female Chef by The World's Best 50 Restaurants.
The award, which was announced Wednesday, recognizes the culinary achievements of one woman every year. Past winners include British chef Clare Smyth of London’s Core and Dominique Crenn, who leads San Francisco’s Michelin-three-star Atelier Crenn.
Though she is known for running Cosme and Atla, two popular modern Mexican restaurants in New York City, Soto-Innes, 28, didn't always plan on becoming a chef. READ MORE AT NBC NEWS