Sarah Heard



Sarah Heard



Austin, TX

Sarah Heard Chef-Owner Foreign & Domestic, Austin Sarah Heard has a strong passion for food, starting with the dirt where the food was cultivated. She began cooking in Austin in 2007 & has held positions at The Mansion at Judges Hill, Parkside Projects, & La Condesa. She believes that integrity & respect for all parts of the process that bring food to your plate are essential to a good meal & to the guest experience. In 2017 Sarah & her partner, Nathan Lemley, purchased Foreign & Domestic, Austin from founder Ned Elliott. The two are now focused on bold, cohesive flavors, adventurous wine, & pure hospitality. When she is not at work she is raising chickens, goats, & gardening on a small plot of land with her 10 year old daughter. 

Awards & Accolades

  • Chef of the year - 2020
  • Culture Map #3 Statesman Dining Guide - 2019 
  • Culture Map Neighborhood Restaurant of the Year  - 2020