Alan Sternberg



Alan Sternberg


Indianapolis, IN

Inspired by global cuisine yet firmly grounded by strong Indiana roots, chef Alan Sternberg currently serves as the Executive Chef at Iozzo’s Garden of Italy in Indianapolis. The 34-year-old was a two time Rising Star Chef of the Year Semifinalist in the 2016 & 2018 Restaurant and Chef Awards. With an eye for design and an application for local ingredients, Alan has become known for creative food that is as beautiful as it is delicious. 

His modern take on Midwestern cuisine has been featured in Travel & Leisure, Indianapolis Monthly, the Indianapolis Star, and the Indianapolis Recorder newspapers, in NUVO Newsweekly, on WISH-TV’s Indy Style morning show, WFYI-FM public radio and at and 

When not in the kitchen, the young chef enjoys spending time with his two kids or pursuing his life long love of BMX.

Awards & Accolades

  • 2016 & 2018 JBF Rising Star Semi Finalist