It wasn’t so long ago that Baton Rouge diners didn’t give much thought to chefs cooking their meals. But like New Orleans and other metro areas around the country, Capital Region restaurant goers are now keeping up with who’s wearing the toque. Meanwhile, many chefs are connecting with the public directly through Facebook and Twitter. From their farm-to-table commitment to their ability to push new ideas, these chefs are influencing the way food is served and enjoyed in Baton Rouge. Click on each chef below to learn more about his or her specialty.