Zagat "New York Service All Stars"

While chefs tend to get all the fame in the restaurant world, a lot of other people toil to make your dining experience pleasant. Here, we highlight 10 front-of-house employees who deserve their share of the glory (though there are plenty more out there - just look around when you go out to eat). Whether managing the staff, picking the wines, overseeing operations or running a restaurant – these all-stars have shown they have what it takes in the rough-and-tumble world of New York restaurants. Click through the below slideshow to see why we'd want each of them on our team.