Aarón Sanchez Aarón Sánchez is an American chef, the executive chef and part-owner of the restaurant Centrico and owner of the Mexican restaurant Mestizo in Kansas City.
Action Bronson Arian Asllani, better known by his stage name Action Bronson, is an American rapper from Flushing, Queens, New York. He is signed to Vice Records and Atlantic Records.
Adam Carmer Adam Carmer (born April 3, 1966) is a Las Vegas-based entrepreneur, professor, and author.
Adrianne Calvo Adrianne Calvo (born in Chicago, Illinois) is an American chef, author, and television personality.
Akira Back Akira Back (born Sung Ook Back in 1974 in Seoul, Korea), is a renowned chef.
Alain Roby Alain Roby, holder of three Guinness World Records, is an international pastry chef guru and has also won over twenty culinary awards throughout his career.
Alan Wong Alan Wong is a chef and restaurateur known as one of 12 cofounders (along with Sam Choy, Roy Yamaguchi, Peter Merriman, Bev Gannon and more) of Hawaii Regional Cuisine.
Alessandro Stratta Alessandro Stratta (born October 29, 1964 in Marquette, Wisconsin) is a celebrity chef and restaurateur of mixed Italian and French heritage.
Alex Hitz Alex Hitz (born February 10, 1969) is an American celebrity chef, cookbook author, socialite and philanthropist, and founder of the luxury gourmet food product line The Beverly Hills Kitchen.
Alex Jamieson Alexandra Marie "Alex" Jamieson (born March 20, 1975) is a natural foods chef, author, speaker, TV personality, and holistic health counselor.
Alexandra Guarnaschelli Alexandra "Alex" Guarnaschelli is a "celebrity" chef and executive chef at New York City's Butter restaurant and award-winning The Darby restaurant. She appears as a television personality on the Food Network shows Chopped, Iron Chef America, All Star Family Cook-off, and The Best Thing I Ever Ate.
Alexandra Jamieson Morgan Valentine Spurlock (born November 7, 1970) is an American documentary filmmaker, humorist, television producer, screenwriter and journalist, best known for the documentary film Super Si...
Alfred Portale Alfred Portale (born July 5, 1954 in Buffalo, NY) is an American chef, author and restaurateur known as a pioneer in the New American cuisine movement.
Alice Medrich Alice Medrich is a businesswoman, baker and cookbook author with a particular interest in chocolate.
Alice Waters Alice Louise Waters (born April 28, 1944) is an American chef, restaurateur, activist, and author.
Allie Lewis Allison "Allie" Gimbel Lewis Clapp is food director for Real Simple magazine.
Alton Brown Alton Crawford Brown (born July 30, 1962) is an American television personality, celebrity chef, author, actor, and cinematographer.
Amy Willcock Amy Willcock is an American-born British-based cookery book writer, who having specialised in cooking on the AGA cooker, is popularly known as the "Queen of AGA cooking.
Andrea Apuzzo Andrea Apuzzo is a James Beard Foundation-member chef.
Andrew Carmellini Andrew Carmellini (born February 12, 1971) is a chef, restaurateur and American travel authority currently living and working in New York City.
Andy Husbands Andy Husbands is a chef, restaurateur, author and television personality. Currently, he is executive chef/owner of the restaurants Tremont 647 and Sister Sorel in Boston's South End.
Angelo Sosa Angelo Sosa is an American chef who appeared on the seventh season of the Bravo reality television show Top Chef.
Ani Phyo Ani Phyo (born July 17, 1968) is an organic chef, author, whole food and sustainable agriculture advocate.
Anita Lo Anita Lo is an American chef and restaurateur.
Anna Pump Anna Pump (born April 11, 1934) is a chef, cookbook author, baker, and innkeeper famous for her Hamptons bakery Loaves & Fishes.
Anne Burrell Anne W. Burrell (born September 21, 1969) is an American chef, TV personality, and was an instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City until 2007.
Anne Kearney Anne Kearney is an American chef and restaurateur.
Anthony Amoroso Anthony Amoroso is an Italian-American chef who is a Corporate Executive Chef at BRGuest Hospitality formerly Executive Chef at SeaBlue at The Borgata in Atlantic City, New Jersey and was a win...
Anthony Bourdain Anthony Michael Bourdain is an American chef, author, and television personality.
Anthony Myint Anthony Eric Myint (born May 5, 1978, Falls Church, Virginia, United States) is an American restaurateur, chef, author and food consultant based in the Mission in San Francisco, California.
Antonio Bachour Antonio Bachour (1975 in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico) is an award-winning American pastry chef.
Antony J. Ballard Chef Antony J. Ballard is an English personal celebrity chef and businessman.
April Bloomfield April Bloomfield (born 1974), is a British chef best known for holding a Michelin star at two restaurants, The Spotted Pig and The Breslin.
Arlene Williams Arlene Williams is the host of Cornerstone Television's show At Home With Arlene Williams.
Art Smith (chef) Charles Arthur "Art" Smith (born March 1, 1960) is an American chef who has worked for former Florida governors Bob Graham and Jeb Bush and until 2007 was personal chef to Oprah Winfrey.
Austin Leslie Austin Leslie was an internationally famous New Orleans chef whose work defined 'Creole Soul'.
Barbara Tropp Barbara Tropp (ca. 1948October 26, 2001) was an American chef and cookery writer, who helped introduce Americans to Chinese cuisine.
Barton Seaver Barton Seaver (born April 12, 1979) is a chef, author, speaker, and National Geographic fellow in Washington, D.C.
Beau MacMillan Beau James MacMillan is an American chef and television personality.
Benjamin Sargent Benjamin F. W. Sargent the “Brooklyn Chowder Surfer” (born October 26, 1977) is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, television personality and artist.
Bethenny Frankel Bethenny Frankel (born November 4, 1970) is an American reality television personality, former talk show host, author, and an entrepreneur.
Bryan Voltaggio Bryan Voltaggio (born April 19, 1976) is an American chef residing in Frederick, Maryland.
Bryant Terry Bryant Terry is an eco-chef, food justice activist, and author.
Buddy Valastro Cake Boss is an American reality television show, airing on the cable television network TLC, set at Carlo's Bake Shop in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Buwei Yang Chao Buwei Yang Chao (née Buwei Yang; Chinese: 楊步偉) (1889–1981) was an American Chinese physician, writer of recipes, and wife of the eminent linguist Yuen Ren Chao.
Candice Kumai Top Chef: San Francisco is the first season of American reality television series Top Chef and was based first in San Francisco, California, filmed at Paulding & Company, A Creative Kitc...
Carla Hall Carla Hall (born May 12, 1964) is an American chef and television personality.
Carol Truax Carol Truax (3 October 1899June 1986) was an American music administrator and an author of many cookbooks.
Carrie Nahabedian Carrie Nahabedian (born 22 July 1958) is an American chef best known for her work at the one Michelin star restaurant NAHA in Chicago, Illinois.
Carson Gulley Carson Gulley (Arkansas, 1897-1962) was head chef at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Van Hise refectory from about 1927 to 1954.
Cat Cora Catherine Ann "Cat" Cora (born April 3, 1967 in Jackson, Mississippi) is an American professional chef best known for her featured role as an "Iron Chef" on the Fo...
Cathay Williams Cathay Williams (September 1844 - 1892) was an American soldier.
Cecilia Chiang Cecilia Sun Yun Chiang (born ca. 1920) is a Chinese-American restaurateur and chef, best known for founding and managing the Mandarin Restaurant in San Francisco, California.
Charles Ranhofer Charles Ranhofer (November 7, 1836 in Saint-Denis, France – October 9, 1899 in New York) was the chef at the famous Delmonico's Restaurant in New York from 1862 to 1876 and 1879 to 1896.
Charles White (chef) Charles Casey White is an American trained chef, and author, He is also known as Chuck White and Chef Chuck He was one of the co-authors of Sheryl Crow's cookbook, If it makes y...
Charlie Ayers Charlie Ayers is the former executive chef for Google.
Charlie Nagreen Charles "Hamburger Charlie" Nagreen (1870-1951) was an American claimant to the title of inventor of the hamburger.
Charlie Palmer (chef) Charlie Palmer is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, hotel owner and author.
Charlie Trotter Charles "Charlie" Trotter (September 8, 1959 – November 5, 2013) was an American chef and restaurateur.
Chef Anton Chef Anton is the stage name of Anthony S. Riniti (born 1969), a trained chef from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.
Chef Jeremiah Chef Jeremiah, also known as Chef Jeremiah Bullfrog, is a celebrity chef and food truck owner based in Miami, Florida.
Chef Ra Chef Ra (October 10, 1950 – December 26, 2006), born Jim Wilson, Jr., was a long-time cannabis advocate and cannabis foods writer in the United States.
Cheryl Forberg Cheryl Forberg, RD, is a New York Times best-selling author, a James Beard Award-winning chef, and the nutritionist for The Biggest Loser.
Chloe Coscarelli Chloe Coscarelli is an award-winning vegan chef and author who was the first vegan to ever win a culinary competition on television.
Chris Cosentino Chris Cosentino is an American celebrity chef and reality television personality known as the winner of Top Chef Masters, a competitor on The Next Iron Chef and for his appearances on ...
Chris Crary Chris Crary aka 'Malibu' is a chef currently residing in Los Angeles, California.
Christina Machamer Christina Machamer (born March 13, 1982) is an American chef who won the fourth season of Fox Network's reality cooking show Hell's Kitchen.
Christopher Gross Christopher Gross is the chef and owner of Christopher’s & Crush Lounge, located in Biltmore Fashion Park in Phoenix, Arizona.
Danny Bowien Danny Bowien born James Daniel Bowien in 1982, is a chef and co founder of Mission Chinese Food and the Mission Burger in San Francisco, California.
Dave Arnold Dave Arnold is the Founder and President of the Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD); the host of the radio show Cooking Issues; an owner of Booker and Dax, a food and drink research lab that op...
Dave Beran Dave Beran is the executive chef at Next, which is co-owned by Grant Achatz.
David Bouley David Bouley (born near Storrs, Connecticut) is an American chef and restaurateur with restaurants in TriBeCa, New York City.
David Burke (chef) David Burke (February 27, 1962) is an American chef and restaurateur, who grew up in Hazlet, New Jersey.
David Burtka David Burtka (born May 29, 1975) is an American actor and chef.
David Rosengarten David Rosengarten (born in New York City, New York), the son of Leonard Rosengarten, a garment industry executive, and the former Lorraine Stein, is an American chef, author and television perso...
David Shalleck David Shalleck continues to oversee his company VOLOCHEF. He is also active in several professional and charitable organizations.
Dean Fearing William Dean Fearing (born 1955) is an American chef known as "The Father of Southwestern Cuisine."
Deborah Madison Deborah Madison is an American chef, writer and cooking teacher.
Devin Alexander Devin Alexander is an American New York Times Bestselling cookbook author and media personality.
Dominick Cerrone Dominick Cerrone was the Director of Culinary Arts at The French Culinary Institute in New York City, one of the top programs in the world.
Dominique Ansel Dominique Ansel is a French pastry chef and owner of Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York City.
Elizabeth Falkner Elizabeth Falkner (born in San Francisco) is a consulting chef working and living in New York who has been cooking since 1990.
Emeril Lagasse Emeril John Lagasse (born October 15, 1959) is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, television personality, and cookbook author.
Emily Luchetti Emily Luchetti is a pastry chef with San Francisco restaurant Farallon, and author and a television chef on the TV series Great Chefs with appearances in Great Chefs - The Women and Great Chefs ...
Eric Aubriot Éric Aubriot (born May 15, 1972 in Paris, France) is a chef currently from Chicago, Illinois, United States, who has twice been nominated for the James Beard Rising Star award.
Eric Hara Eric Hara began his culinary career when he left his native Los Angeles for the hills of Santa Barbara, where he attended Santa Barbara Culinary School from 1995-1996.
Eric Ripert Éric Ripert (rih-pair) (born 1965 in Antibes) is a French chef, author and television personality specializing in modern French cuisine and renowned for his work with seafood.
Ethel G. Hofman Ethel Greenwald Hofman (born 1939) is a widely syndicated Jewish American food and travel columnist, author and culinary consultant.
Ettore Boiardi Ettore "Hector" Boiardi (October 22, 1897 – June 21, 1985) was an Italian-born chef, famous for his brand of food products, named Chef Boyardee.
Fannie Farmer Fannie Merritt Farmer (23 March 1857 – 15 January 1915) was an American culinary expert whose Boston Cooking-School Cook Book became a widely used culinary text.
Frank L. White Frank L. White (c. 1867 – February 15, 1938) was an African American chef best known as the model featured on Cream of Wheat breakfast cereal boxes.
Frank Stitt Frank Stitt III is the owner and executive chef of Highlands Bar and Grill, Bottega Restaurant, and Chez Fon Fon in Birmingham, Alabama.
Frank X. Tolbert Joseph Francis Tolbert (July 27, 1912 – January 9, 1984), better known as Frank X. Tolbert, was a Texas journalist, historian, and chili enthusiast.
Gavin Kaysen Gavin Kaysen (born 1979 in Thousand Oaks, California) is executive chef at noted French chef and restaurateur Daniel Boulud's New York City restaurant, Cafe Boulud.
Geoffrey Zakarian Geoffrey Harry Zakarian is an Iron Chef, restaurateur, television personality and author.
George Crum George Crum born George Speck; was a mixed-race African/Native American trapper and guide in the Adirondacks, who became renowned for his culinary skills after becoming a cook and restaurant owner in Saratoga Springs, New York.
George Mardikian George Magar Mardikian (November 7, 1903 – October 23, 1977) was an Armenian-American restaurateur, chef, author and philanthropist who opened the well-known Omar Khayyam's restaurant in S...
George Mavrothalassitis George Mavrothalassitis is a chef and restaurateur known as one of the cofounders of Hawaii Regional Cuisine in the early 1990s.
George Mendes George Mendes is the executive chef of Aldea, a Michelin stared restaurant in New York City.
Gesine Bullock-Prado Gesine Bullock-Prado is an award-winning pastry chef, author, attorney, and former film executive.
Gina Keatley Gina Keatley CDN, known as ‘America’s Culinary Dietitian’ is an American chef, nutritionist, media personality, and television host recognized for her food-focused television shows, cookbook and her campaign for the use of fresh foods in low-income areas.
Glenn Lindgren Glenn Lindgren grew up in Minneapolis and first came to Miami in 1984, where he began his studies in Cuban and Latin cuisine.
Govind Armstrong Govind Armstrong (born 1969) is an American chef who specializes in California Cuisine.
Graham Elliot Graham Elliot Bowles (born January 4, 1977), known professionally as Graham Elliot, is a Chicago, Illinois-based chef.
Graham Kerr Graham Kerr (born January 22, 1934 in London) is an English cooking personality who is best known for his television cooking show The Galloping Gourmet.
Grant Achatz Grant Achatz (born April 25, 1974) is an American chef and restaurateur often identified as one of the leaders in molecular gastronomy or progressive cuisine.
Greg Grossman Greg Grossman (born May 25) is an American teenage chef.
Greggy Soriano Gregory Paul Soriano (born August 19, 1984) also known as Greggy Soriano, is a cake designer.
Gregory Zapantis Gregory Zapantis (born June 5, 1962) is a Greek American chef, writer, restaurateur and entrepreneur.
Hari Nayak Hari Nayak is an Indian chef, restaurateur, author, and a renowned Indian food and culinary consultant.
Harold Dieterle Harold Dieterle III (born 1977 in of West Babylon, New York) is an American chef, best known as the winner of the first season of the Bravo television network's reality television series Top C...
Harry Olivieri Harry M. Olivieri (1916 – July 20, 2006) was an Italian-American restaurateur.
Helen Corbitt Helen Corbitt (1906–1978) was an American chef and cookbook author.
Hercules (chef) Hercules ("Herculas", "Uncle Harkless") was a slave who lived at Mount Vernon, George Washington's Virginia plantation on the Potomac River.
Homaro Cantu Homaro Cantu is an American inventor, entrepreneur, chef, and molecular gastronomer.
Hosea Rosenberg Hosea Rosenberg is an American chef residing in Boulder, Colorado.
Howard Helmer Howard Helmer is a famous chef who is an advocate of cooking eggs.
Hubert Keller Hubert Keller is a noted French chef, who is known for his signature restaurants, Fleur de Lys in San Francisco and Las Vegas.
Hung Huynh Hung Huynh is a Vietnamese-American chef, and in 2007 was the winner of the third season of Top Chef, the reality cooking competition show on Bravo.
Ida Bailey Allen Ida Cogswell Bailey Allen, (1885–1973) once popularly known as "The Nation's Homemaker" was the author of over 50 cookbooks.
Ilan Hall Ilan D. Hall (born April 6, 1982) is an American chef, best known as the winner of the second season of the Bravo television network's reality series Top Chef.
Izzy Gomez (restaurateur) Isadore Gomez (died June 21, 1944, in Alameda, California, at the age of 68) was a Portuguese immigrant, chef and restaurateur in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco, California.
Jack Bishop Jack Bishop is an American celebrity chef and food author whose specialty is Italian cuisine.
James Beard James Andrew Beard (May 5, 1903 – January 21, 1985) was an American chef and food writer.
James Hemings James Hemings (1765 – 1801) was an American mixed-race slave owned and freed by Thomas Jefferson.
James Koskiniemi James Koskiniemi (born February 16, 1977) is an American chef who is the recipient of the San Francisco Chefs Association 2010 Chef of the Year.
James Staiano James Staiano is the executive chef of the Madison Room and Bar at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City, where he has worked for 24 years.
Jamie Deen Jamie Deen (born June 29, 1967) is an American cook, restaurateur, and TV personality.
Jane Butel Jane Butel is an American cook and television host, specializing in cuisine of the Southwestern United States and Tex-Mex cooking.
Janie Quinn Janie Quinn is the Founder of Essential Eating, a family of green companies including Essential Eating Lifestyle and Cooking School, Essential Eating Sprouted Foods and Essential Environments.
Jean Galatoire Jean Galatoire was born in a small village near Pau, France.
Jean Joho Jean Joho is a renowned chef and restaurateur.
Jeff Henderson Jeff Henderson is an award-winning chef, bestselling author and popular public speaker.
Jeff Smith (chef) Jeffrey L. "Jeff" Smith (January 22, 1939 – July 7, 2004) was the author of several best-selling cookbooks and the host of The Frugal Gourmet, a popular American cooking show which began in ...
Jeff Smith (TV personality) Jeffrey L. Smith (January 22, 1939 – July 7, 2004) was the author of several best-selling cookbooks and the host of The Frugal Gourmet, a popular American cooking show which began in Tacoma,...
Jeffrey Saad Jeffrey Saad (born c. 1967) is an American chef, author, restaurant owner, and television personality from Chicago, Illinois.
Jehangir Mehta Jehangir Mehta (born July 9, 1971 in Mumbai, India) is the executive chef and owner of New York City restaurant Graffiti.
Jeremiah Tower Jeremiah Tower (born 1942) is an American celebrity chef who, along with Wolfgang Puck, Alice Waters, and Jonathan Waxman, is generally credited with developing the culinary style known as Calif...
Jerry Traunfeld Jerry Traunfeld is an American chef and author who served as the executive chef of The Herbfarm restaurant in Woodinville, Washington from July 1990 to November 2007.
Jessica Prentice Jessica Prentice is a professional chef, author, and founding member of Three Stone Hearth, a Community Supported Kitchen in Berkeley, California.
Jill Davie Jill Davie is the Chef de Cuisine at Josie, a Los Angeles restaurant owned by Josie Le Balch.
Jim Fiala Jim Fiala is a chef who owns two restaurants in the St. Louis, Missouri area.
JoAnna Lund JoAnna Margaret Lund (September 4, 1944 – May 20, 2006) was the author of many books, including Healthy Exchanges Cookbook, HELP: Healthy Exchanges Lifetime Plan, and Make a Joyful Table.
Jody Williams (chef) Jody Williams (born c. 1963 in California) is an American chef and television personality.
Joey Altman Joey Altman is an American chef, restaurateur, TV host and writer.
John Besh John Besh is a chef, TV personality, philanthropist, restaurateur and author.
John La Puma John La Puma is an Italian-American internist, professionally trained chef and author.
John Mitzewich John Mitzewich (also known as "Chef John") is an American chef, video blogger and YouTube celebrity, who publishes instructional cooking videos on the video blog Food Wishes, as well a...
John Paulk John Paulk (born April 13, 1963) is a former advocate of the ex-gay movement and conversion therapy and author.
John Pisto Jonathan Pisto, also known as Chef John Pisto, (born January 20, 1940) is an American culinary arts chef and host of Monterey's Cooking, a daily program which is aired five times a wee...
John R. Hanny John R. Hanny is an United States chef, author, and political operative and is best known for working in the White House during the presidencies of John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson as a spe...
John Todora John "Johnny" Todora is an American entrepreneur and chef. He is best known as the creator and operator of several brands in the nightlife and restaurant industry such as Whiskey Tango All-American Bar and Grill and Tootsies Cabaret.
Johnny Hernandez Chef Johnny Hernandez (born November 13, 1968) is a Latino chef and graduate from the Culinary Institute of America-Hyde Park in New York.
Jonathan Waxman Jonathan Waxman (born 1950) is an American chef who was one of the pioneers of California cuisine and is credited with being the first to bring its style, fusing French cooking techniques with t...
Justin Bogle Justin Bogle was the executive chef at Gilt restaurant in New York.
Justin Devillier Justin Devillier is an American chef currently residing in New Orleans, La. He was born and raised in Dana Point, California and has family roots in Louisiana.
Justin Wilson (chef) Justin E. Wilson (April 24, 1914 - September 5, 2001) was a southern American chef and humorist known for his brand of Cajun cuisine-inspired cooking and humor and storytelling.
Karine Bakhoum Karine Bakhoum is a restaurant consultant and public relations expert.
Karyn Calabrese Karyn Calabrese (born April 20, 1947) is an American raw foodist, chef, restaurateur, author, entrepreneur, and holistic health counselor.
Kathy Webb Kathy Webb is an American restaurateur and politician from Little Rock, Arkansas.
Katie Lee (food critic) Katherine Rebekah "Katie" Lee (born September 14, 1981) is an American cookbook author, television food critic, chef, and novelist.
Keith Famie Keith Famie (born February 11, 1960) is a director/producer of human-interest films.
Kelly Liken Kelly Liken is an American chef and restaurant owner.
Ken Hom Ken Hom OBE (born May 3, 1949) is an American-born Chinese chef, author and television-show presenter for the BBC. In 2009 he was appointed honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire (O...
Kent Rathbun Kent Rathbun (born William Kent Rathbun on April 17, 1961, in Kansas City, Missouri) is a Beard Award-nominated American chef and restaurateur.
Kerry Simon Kerry Simon (born June 17, 1955) is an American celebrity chef and restaurateur based in Las Vegas.
Kevin Gillespie (chef) Kevin Gillespie (born September 30, 1982) is an American chef, author and former Top Chef contestant.
Kevin Rathbun Kevin Rathbun is an American chef active in Atlanta though originally from Kansas City, Missouri.
Kid Chef Eliana Eliana de Las Casas (born June 15, 2000) is a professional kid chef, cookbook author, radio show host, and personality.
Kirsten Gum Kirsten Gum is an adventure traveler, sports commentator and raw food chef.
Kristen Kish Kristen Kish is an American chef de cuisine at Stir Boston, a demonstration kitchen in Boston's South End.
Kurt W. Schuller Kurt W. Schuller (June 21, 1955) is the State Treasurer of Wisconsin and a restaurateur from Eden, Wisconsin.
L. Timothy Ryan L. Timothy Ryan, EdD, CMC, AAC, (born January 16, 1958) is a Certified Master Chef and the current president of The Culinary Institute of America (CIA).
Larry Forgione Larry Forgione (born 1952) is a chef in the United States.
Laura Vitale Laura Vitale is an Italian-born cook, cooking show host, and food writer.
Lauren Braun Costello Lauren Braun Costello (born in New York, NY on October 19, 1976) is a chef, author, and culinary personality.
Laurent Manrique Laurent Manrique (born March 30, 1966) is a French restaurateur and Michelin-starred chef.
Lee Anne Wong Lee Anne Wong is an American chef and was one of the last four contestants on the first season of Bravo's reality show, Top Chef.
Lewis J. Minor Lewis Joseph Minor was an American inventor, food scientist, businessman and philanthropist who founded the L. J. Minor Corporation in 1951 and is credited as one the earliest supporters for ele...
Lisa Garza Lisa Garza (born 1976) is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and television personality.
Lon Symensma Lon Symensma is an American chef residing in Denver, CO. He is the executive chef/owner of Denver’s ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro.
Louis Diat Louis Felix Diat (1885–1957) was a chef and culinary writer who is one of the chefs believed to have created vichyssoise soup, though other chefs in France are also credited for the same; no pr...
Luca Manfè Luca Manfè is an Italian-born American chef, best known for winning the fourth season of the U.S. version of MasterChef. He is the first male contestant and previous season returnee to have won the title. Before joining MasterChef, Luca was a restaurant manager in New York City.
Lucas Martin Lucas Martin (born February 22, 1968) is a retired American soccer forward.
Marie LeNotre Marie LeNotre is the wife of Alain LeNotre, son of prestigious gastronomy chef Gaston Lenôtre.
Mark Peel (chef) Mark Peel is a James Beard Foundation Award-nominated chef, hailing from California.
Martha Rose Shulman Martha Rose Shulman is an American cookbook author, cooking teacher and food columnist for The New York Times.
Martie Duncan Martie Duncan (born 1961/1962 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American chef, blogger and party planner.
Martin Yan Martin Yan (born 22 December 1948) is a Chinese-born Hong Kong-American chef and food writer.
Mary Dumont Mary Dumont an American chef based in New Hampshire.
Mary Johnson Bailey Lincoln Mary Johnson Bailey Lincoln (July 8, 1844 – December 2, 1921) was an influential Boston cooking teacher and cookbook author.
Matt Dillon (chef) Matt Dillon is chef at the Sitka & Spruce restaurant in Capitol Hill, Seattle, Washington.
Matthew Kenney Matthew Kenney is an American Celebrity Chef, Author, Speaker, Educator and Entrepreneur specializing in plant-based food.
Matthew Levin Matthew Levin is an American celebrity chef based in Philadelphia.
Matthew Lightner Matthew Lightner is the executive chef of Atera in New York City, a recipient of two Michelin stars.
Melissa d'Arabian Melissa Donovan d’Arabian (born October 1, 1968) is an American mother of four, chef, and host of her own television show.
Melissa Perello Mellisa Perello, is an American chef best known for holding a Michelin star at her restaurant Frances.
Mellisa Perello Mellisa Perello, is an American chef best known for holding a Michelin star at her restaurant Frances.
Michael Carlson Michael Carlson (born June 5, 1974) is a chef and restaurateur from Chicago, Illinois.
Michael Chiarello Michael Chiarello (born January 26, 1962 in Red Bluff, California, United States) is an American celebrity chef specializing in Italian-influenced California cuisine.
Michael Hutchings Michael Hutchings (born 1949) is a professional chef who is best known as the chef/owner of Michael's Waterside in Santa Barbara, California, appearances with Julia Child on the PBS cooking prog...
Michael Hutchings (chef) Michael Hutchings is a professional chef who is best known as the chef/owner of Michael's Waterside in Santa Barbara, California, appearances with Julia Child on the PBS cooking program Dinner at Julia's and on Cox Television with Jeanne Berg's Cooking Local program.
Michael Lomonaco Michael Lomonaco is an American chef, restaurateur, and television personality.
Michael Mina Michael Mina (born 1969 in Cairo, Egypt) is an award-winning American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and cookbook author.
Michael Psilakis Michael Psilakis is a Greek-American New York City restaurateur best known for his appearances on television shows including Ultimate Recipe Showdown, Iron Chef America, The Best Thing...
Michael Voltaggio Michael Voltaggio (born September 29, 1978) is an American chef residing in Pasadena, California.
Michael White (chef) Michael White is the Executive Chef and Co-Owner of the Altamarea Group, which is composed of the restaurants Marea, Ai Fiori, Osteria Morini, Nicoletta, Costata and The Butterfly in New York, Osteria Morini and Due Mari in New Jersey, and Al Molo in Hong Kong.
Michele Ragussis Michele Ragussis (born November 26, 1969 in Derby, Connecticut) is an American chef.
Michelle Bernstein Michelle Bernstein (Born January 19, 1969) is a James Beard Foundation Award-winning chef from Miami, Florida, known for her Latin-style flavors of cooking.
Michelle Mah Michelle Mah (born 1975) is the executive chef of midi in San Francisco, California, U.S.
Mike Schurr Mike Schurr is an American disc jockey, producer, and musician known for his funky house, tech-house, r&b and jazz works.
Missy Robbins Missy Robbins (born 1971) is an American chef best known for holding a Michelin star at each of her two restaurants, and for being a contestant in series four of Top Chef Masters.
Mollie Katzen Mollie Katzen (born October 13, 1950 in Rochester, New York, U.S.) is an American chef, cookbook author and artist.
Mr. Food Art Ginsburg (July 29, 1931 – November 21, 2012), commonly known as Mr. Food, was an American television chef and best selling author of cookbooks.
Najmieh Batmanglij Najmieh Batmanglij (نجمیه خلیلی باتمانقلیج,) is an Iranian-American chef and award-winning cookbook author.
Nancy Silverton Nancy Silverton is an American chef and baker who is the author of several cookbooks and has been at the forefront of efforts to revitalize sourdough and artisan breads in the United States.
Nick Stellino Nick Stellino (b. May 1, 1958 in Palermo, Sicily) is an Italian-American television chef and author.
Nikki Martin Nikki Martin is an American chef, food and beverage consultant, and actress currently based in Brooklyn, New York.
Norman Love Norman Love is an American pastry chef located in Fort Myers, Florida.
Pamela Sheldon Johns Pamela Sheldon Johns is the author of sixteen cookbooks (see below) specializing in Italian traditional and regional ingredients.
Pat Olivieri Pat Olivieri was an Italian-American restaurateur.
Patricia Wells Patricia Wells (born 5 November 1946 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is a cookbook author and teacher who divides her time between Paris and Provence.
Patrick O'Connell (chef) Patrick O’Connell is the chef and proprietor of The Inn at Little Washington, a country inn and restaurant in the town of Washington in Virginia's Rappahannock County.
Paul Bartolotta Paul Bartolotta (born June 8, 1961) is an American chef and restaurateur.
Paul Bertolli Paul Bertolli is a chef, writer, and artisan food producer in the San Francisco Bay area of California.
Paul Liebrandt Paul Liebrandt is the chef and co-owner of Corton restaurant in New York and the subject of the documentary film, A Matter of Taste: Serving Up Paul Liebrandt.
Paul Prudhomme Paul Prudhomme (born July 13, 1940), also known as Lean Gene Autry Prudhomme, is an American celebrity chef whose specialty is Cajun cuisine, and has been credited ...
Paul Virant Paul Virant is the chef and owner of Vie in Western Springs, Illinois and Perennial Virant in Chicago.
Paula Deen Paula Ann Hiers Deen is an American celebrity chef and cooking show television host. Deen resides in Savannah, Georgia, where she owns and operates The Lady & Sons restaurant with her sons, Jamie and Bobby Deen. She has published fourteen cookbooks.
Paula Lambert Paula Wynne Stephens Lambert (born July 5, 1943, in Santa Maria, California) is an American cheesemaker, cookbook author and entrepreneur.
Peter Chang (chef) Peter Chang is an award winning chef specializing in Szechwan cuisine who has cooked for restaurants in the American southeast.
Peter Grunauer Peter Grunauer is a well known Austrian chef in New York City.
Peter Merriman Peter Merriman is a chef, restaurateur and one of the original 12 founding chefs of Hawaii regional cuisine.
Peter X. Kelly Peter X. Kelly is a restaurateur and renowned chef. He runs the Xaviar Restaurant Group that includes Xaviar's and Freelance Cafe in Piermont, NY, Restaurant X and Bully Boy Bar in Congers, NY and Xaviars X2O in Yonkers, NY. The name of the group is based on Peter Kelly's middle name, Xavier.
Pierre Chambrin Pierre Chambrin (born September 13, 1947 in Paris, France) was the White House Executive Chef from 1992 to 1994.
Pierre Hilzim Pierre Hilzim is a chef in New Orleans and head of Kajun Kettle Foods.
Priscilla Martel Priscilla Martel is an award–winning American chef, food writer, and consultant notable for desserts, baking, pastries and fireplace-cooked meals.
Rahman "Rock" Harper This article contains contestant information and episode summaries from Season 3 of the American competitive reality television series Hell's Kitchen.
Ramin Ganeshram Ramin Ganeshram is an American journalist, chef and cookbook author who writes about American and Caribbean foodways and culinary culture.
Richard Blais Richard Blais (born February 19, 1972) is an American chef, reality show contestant, restaurateur and author.
Richard Chen Richard Chen is the executive chef of Wing Lei, a restaurant in the Wynn Las Vegas.
Richard Rosendale CMC RICHARD ROSENDALE CMC born in Pennsylvania, is a chef whose classical training has taken him to Northern Italy, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Norway, France and some of the finest kitchens i...
Rick Bayless Rick Bayless (born November 23, 1953) is an American chef who specializes in traditional Mexican cuisine with modern interpretations.
Rick Moonen Rick Moonen is a celebrated seafood chef and an early champion of sustainable fishing practices.
Rick Tramonto Richard Michael "Rick" Tramonto is a Chicago chef and cookbook author.
Ris Lacoste Doris (Ris) Lacoste is a chef in Washington D.C.
Robert Carrier (chef) Robert Carrier McMahon, OBE (Tarrytown, New York, November 10, 1923 – France, June 27, 2006), usually known as Robert Carrier, was an American chef, restaurateur and cookery writer.
Robert Irvine Robert Irvine (born 23 September 1964) is a British celebrity chef who has appeared on a variety of Food Network programs, including Dinner: Impossible, Worst Cooks in America, Restaurant: Impossible and Restaurant Express.
Roberto Treviño Roberto Treviño is an American chef known for his appearances on Iron Chef: America and The Next Iron Chef.
Rochelle Huppin Rochelle Huppin is an American chef, restaurateur and small business owner with projects based in Chicago, Illinois, and Culver City, California.
Roger Berkowitz Roger Berkowitz is the president and CEO of Legal Sea Foods, a Boston-based restaurant group that has over 30 restaurants along the Eastern Seaboard.
Roland Henin Roland G. Henin is an American chef, and the corporate chef and chief culinary ambassador for Delaware North Companies.
Roland Mesnier Roland Mesnier (born July 8 1944) is a French-American pastry chef and culinary writer.
Roland Passot French-born chef Roland Passot, owner of the La Folie and the more casual, Left Bank Brasseries, was named one of "the eight wonders of Bay Area dining" by San Francisco Chronicle le...
Ron Siegel Ron Siegel is an American chef working in San Francisco.
Roy Choi Roy Choi (born 1970), is a Korean American chef who gained prominence as the creator of the gourmet Korean taco truck, Kogi.
Roy F. Guste Roy F. Guste, Jr. is the author of 10 Louisiana French-Creole cuisine cookbooks and a past fifth generation proprietor of New Orleans' famed Antoine's Restaurant, established in 1840.
Roy Yamaguchi Roy Yamaguchi is a Japanese-American celebrity chef.
Rozanne Gold Rozanne Gold is a chef, international restaurant consultant, author, journalist, and four-time winner of the James Beard Award.
Ruth Graves Wakefield Ruth Graves Wakefield (June 17, 1903 – January 10, 1977) was the inventor of the Toll House Cookie, the first chocolate chip cookie, which she created circa 1938.
Ruth Rogers Ruth Rogers MBE, is an American chef who owns and runs a Michelin Star Italian restaurant The River Cafe.
Sallie Ann Robinson Sallie Ann Robinson is an American cookbook author, celebrity chef, and cultural historian.
Sam Choy Sam Choy is a chef, restaurateur, and television personality known as a founding contributor of "Pacific rim cuisine".
Sam Kass Sam Kass (born 1980) is President Barack Obama's personal chef and “Let’s Move” ambassador.
Sam Talbot Sam Talbot (born December 27, 1977) is a Sicilian-American chef from Charlotte, North Carolina, best known as a semi-finalist on Season 2 of Bravo's Top Chef, eventually placing third.
Sang Yoon Sang Yoon is a restaurateur, chef and the owner of the Father's Office gastropub which has locations in Santa Monica and Los Angeles, California.
Sarah Clayborne Sarah Clayborne also known as The Pie Lady is a pie chef, restauranteur, and community activist in Memphis, Tennessee.
Scott Conant Scott Conant (born February 19, 1971) is an American chef, restaurateur, food personality, and cookbook author.
Shane Lyons Shane Edward Lyons (born February 18, 1988; Colorado Springs, Colorado) is an American actor and chef, best known as a regular performer on the Nickelodeon show All That.
Sharon Lebewohl Sharon Lebewohl is a restaurateur, lecturer, food consultant, cookbook author, co-host of a recently released cooking DVD, and a guest instructor at The Institute of Culinary Education and New Y...
Sharon Tyler Herbst Sharon K. Herbst (November 26, 1942 – January 26, 2007) was an American cookbook and culinary books author.
Shauna Anderson Shauna Anderson is an American Indian/African American restaurateur, author, historian, and business woman.
Sheila Lukins Sheila Lukins (November 18, 1942 – August 30, 2009), was an American cook and food writer.
Spike Mendelsohn Spike Mendelsohn is an Washington, D.C.-based chef best known as the runner-up of the fourth season of Top Chef, which aired 2008-2009.
Stefan Richter Stefan Richter (born July 2, 1972) is a chef from Finland, who has resided for many years in Santa Monica, California.
Stephan Pyles Stephan Pyles is a world-class chef, cookbook author, philanthropist, and educator.
Stephanie Izard Stephanie Izard (born October 30, 1976) is an American chef residing in Chicago, Illinois, and was the winner of the fourth season of Top Chef, Bravo's cooking competition show.
Stephen Langlois Stephen Langlois is a Chicago area chef and author (with Margaret Guthrie) of Prairie: Cuisine from the Heartland (1991).
Steve Ells Steve Ells (born September 12, 1965) is the founder, Co-CEO, and Chairman of Chipotle Mexican Grill.
Stewart Woodman Stewart Woodman (born 1969 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, USA) is an American chef.
Sue Torres Sue Torres is an American chef and television personality.
Susan Feniger Susan Feniger is an American chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, and radio and TV personality.
Susan Spicer Susan Spicer is a New Orleans-based chef, who owns several restaurants in that city, including a take-out food market which doubles as a bakery.
Suzanne Goin Suzanne Goin is a chef and restaurateur from Los Angeles, California.
Takashi Yagihashi Takashi Yagihashi is a renowned chef that was featured on Great Chefs.
Tamra Davis Tamra Davis (born January 22, 1962) is an American film, television and music video director.
Tanya Holland Tanya Holland is an African-American professional chef, cookbook author, and owner of Brown Sugar Kitchen and B-Side BBQ in Oakland, California.
Tariq Hanna Tariq Hanna is Executive Pastry Chef and partner of the Sucré dessert boutique in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Ted Allen Ted Allen is an American writer, cookbook author, and television personality. He was the food and wine connoisseur on the American Bravo network's television program Queer Eye and has been the host of the TV cooking competition series Chopped since its launch in 2009.
Thomas Keller Thomas Keller (born October 14, 1955) is an American chef, restaurateur, and cookbook writer.
Thomas McNaughton Thomas McNaughton (born October 9, 1983) is an American chef, restaurateur, and cookbook writer.
Three Guys From Miami The Three Guys From Miami -- Raul Musibay, Glenn Lindgren, and Jorge Castillo are chefs and food writers.
Tiffani Faison Tiffani Faison (born August 20, 1977 in Germany) is an American chef and was one of two finalists on the first season of Bravo's reality show, Top Chef.
Tim Love Tim Love (November 11, 1971) is a Texas chef best known for urban western cuisine.
Timothy Harlan Dr. Timothy Harlan is a board certified internist, chef and author.
Timothy Hollingsworth Timothy Hollingsworth (born January 30, 1980) is an American chef and current Chef de Cuisine at Thomas Keller’s restaurant French Laundry in the Napa Valley.
Todd English William Todd English is a celebrity chef, restaurateur, author, entrepreneur, and television personality based in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
Todd Gray Todd Gray is the executive chef and co-owner of Equinox, a restaurant in Washington, D.C.
Tom Colicchio Thomas Patrick "Tom" Colicchio (born August 15, 1962) is an American celebrity chef.
Tom Douglas Tom Douglas (born August 2, 1958) is an American executive chef, restaurateur, author, and radio talk show host.
Tom Mylan Tom Mylan is an American butcher, specializing in local, sustainably raised meat.
Tom Valenti Tom Valenti is the Executive Chef and co-owner of Ouest Restaurant on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, in New York City.
Tony Chachere Tony Chachere (June 1905- March 1995, born in Opelousas, Louisiana, United States) is most commonly known as the founder of his eponymous Tony Chachere's Creole Foods seasonings and ingredients ...
Traci Des Jardins Traci Des Jardins is an American chef and restaurateur who owns Jardinière, a French influenced California fine-dining restaurant in the Hayes Valley neighborhood of San Francisco, California.
Tracy Griffith Tracy Lee Griffith (born October 19, 1965) is an American actress and chef.
Travis London Travis London (born July 16, 1988) is an American celebrity chef, television host, writer, and event planner.
Tyler Florence Tyler Florence (born Kevin Tyler Florence on March 3, 1971) is a chef and television host of several Food Network shows.
Tyson Cole Tyson Cole (born September 3, 1970, Sarasota, FL, USA) is a chef and restaurateur based in Austin, Texas, USA.
Vanessa Cantave Vanessa Cantave (born October 7, 1977) is an American chef and entertaining expert.
Victor Hirtzler Victor Hirtzler (ca. 1875, Strasbourg – February 9, 1931, Strasbourg) was a French chef who was head chef of San Francisco, California's St. Francis Hotel from its opening in 1904 until 1926.
Victor Rallo Victor Rallo is a restaurateur and wine critic in New Jersey.
Vikas Khanna Vikas Khanna; born November 14, 1971) is an award winning Michelin Starred Indian chef, restaurateur, filmmaker, humanitarian and the host of the TV Show MasterChef India (season 2) and MasterCh...
Walter S. Scheib III Walter S. Scheib III was born on May 3, 1954 in Oakland, California, but he and his family moved to Bethesda, Maryland.
Walter Scheib Walter S. Scheib III (born May 3, 1954) was the White House executive chef from 1994 until 2005.