Twisted Spoke/Lush Wine & Spirits
My first business plan was written on a cocktail napkin and that was where the Twisted Spoke was born... MORE
Graham Elliot Bistro
Graham Elliot is a critically acclaimed chef, restaurateur and television personality who also happens to be one of the most recognizable faces cooking in America today...MORE.
One might be surprised to learn that Chef/Partner Gregory Ellis, 31, initially began his career a graphic artist... MORE
Silversmith Hotel, a rare gem encased in classical architecture sparkling with a new choice of luxury, is pleased to welcome Nelson Erazo as the executive chef of the vibrant lounge, Adamus...MORE.
Born in Bowling Green, Ohio, Jaysen Euler started his cooking career at a young age... MORE
Rosebud Restaurants/Rosebud Steakhouse/Joe Fish
Joe Farina’s life was built on a foundation of American and Italian cuisine... MORE
Born and raised in Jasper, Indiana, Paul Fehribach's small-town upbringing instilled in him a passion for heritage recipes...MORE.
Raised in St. Louis, Chef Fink began experimenting with classic dishes at a very early age—both of his parents worked, often leaving him to cook for his brother and sister... MORE
Classically trained, renowned chef, Dirk Flanigan, is excited to announce the launch of his enterprise, Il Coniglio... MORE
An industry veteran for more than 30 years, Fox has been recognized as a noted expert in business strategy, concept creation, development, and expansion...MORE.
Nonna Santi's Biscotti
Jo-Marie Frigo, owner of Nonna Santi's Biscotti, supplies Chicago with traditional, Italian biscotti, based on her Nonna's recipe from Tuscany... MORE
Terry Opalek and Michael Frontier began Terry’s Toffee in December of 2002 after finishing the course The Artist’s Way, based on the book by Julia Cameron...MORE.
Dirk and Terry Fucik
Dirk's Fish and Gourmet Shop
Dirk's Fish & Gourmet Shop is celebrating our 8th year as Chicago's premier fish and seafood retail destination... MORE
Tavern on Rush
For the past twelve years, John Gatsos has been the executive chef at Tavern on Rush in the Gold Coast...MORE.
Growing up with a father as a master chef, Christopher came to understand from a young age the challenges and triumphs of a life in the kitchen... MORE
Michelle Gayer is the most critically acclaimed pastry chef currently living in the Twin Cities and is recognized as one of the best in the country... MORE
Spago Beverly Hills
Della Gossett completed her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana in Arts Education and Painting... MORE
Having earned four-stars from the Chicago Tribune and a Michelin star while running Chicago’s Tru restaurant, Tim Graham, is an acknowledged rising star in America’s culinary landscape...MORE.
Executive Chef Troy Graves began his career from an unlikely path: He served in the Gulf War... MORE
Award-winning Executive Pastry Chef Scott Green joins Travelle from The French Pastry School, where he served as a Pastry Chef Instructor in both L’Art de la Pâtisserie and L’Art du Gâteau... MORE
Mark Grosz grew up in Detroit and graduated in 1980 with a degree in accounting. A devoted Detroit Red Wing fan, hockey is life...MORE.
Carla Hall is a cohost of ABC’s popular lifestyle series “The Chew,” seated alongside restaurateurs and “Iron Chef America” stars Mario Batali and Michael Symon... MORE
Perry Hendrix’s penchant for fresh local ingredients and calm demeanor make him perfectly suited for avec and Blackbird...MORE.
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House
Chef Mario Hernandez is a Chicago native who has been building his culinary career since the young age of 15...MORE.
After 18 years with the Four Seasons hotel and resorts, Chef Kevin Hickey has joined the Rockit Ranch Productions team as the new Chef/Partner of Bottlefork...MORE.
Floriole Cafe & Bakery
Sandra Holl was trained in San Francisco at the California Culinary Academy and worked as a baker at the renowned Tartine Bakery...MORE.
Lao Sze Chuan
Tony (Xiaojun) Hu is a celebrity chef, restaurateur, culinary teacher, and community leader... MORE
I|O Urban Roofscape at the Godfrey Hotel Chicago
Riley Huddleston couldn't decide whether to become a chef or an entrepreneur when he was growing up...MORE.
Girl & The Goat/Little Goat
Stephanie Izard, James Beard “Best Chef: Great Lakes,” and Food & Wine “Best New Chef” is the Executive Chef/Partner of two Chicago restaurants, Girl & the Goat and Little Goat... MORE
For Eric Jorgenson, cooking is a lot like Leonardo de Vinci’s belief: “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication"...MORE.
Old Town Pour House
As the Corporate Executive Chef of Bottleneck Management, Paul Katz oversees the menu concepts and kitchen operations for the company’s entities... MORE
Gemini Bistro/Rustic House
Executive Chef Jon Keeley brings a breath of fresh air into Gemini Restaurant Group, serving as the head of both the Gemini Bistro and Rustic House kitchens in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood... MORE
Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House Chicago
A Chicagoland native, Key started working in restaurants at the age of 13, washing dishes and working the fry station at a Chinese restaurant in Palatine on the weekends... MORE
Chef Jeremy Kiens was born and raised in Washington State, an area renowned for fresh seafood, an abundance of market fresh produce, and the start of the organic food movement...MORE.
Jake Melnick's Corner Tap
Growing up in a large family in East Central Wisconsin, Ryan found his true passion working at a country club at the age of 15... MORE
Urbanbelly/Belly Shack/Belly Q
As a child, Chef Bill Kim’s family immigrated to the United States from Seoul, South Korea, but his mother’s traditional Korean cooking is what sparked his interest ipursuing a culinary career....MORE.
MK The Restaurant/Ada Street/DMK Burger Bar/Fish Bar
Chef Michael Kornick, founder and owner of mk, is a nationally recognized leader in the culinary arts... MORE
Sunday Dinner Club/Honey Butter Fried Chicken
Christine and Josh founded Sunday Dinner Club nine years ago, after graduating from Kendall College...MORE.
Following both his heart and his taste buds, Michael LaPidus founded Q-BBQ in LaGrange in 2009 and opened in Downtown Naperville in 2012... MORE
Thomas Lents was appointed executive chef of Sixteen in January 2012, after working in the world’s most celebrated fine-dining establishments...MORE.
Chef Roland Liccioni was born in Saigon in the 1950s, Roland's Vietnamese mother and Corsican father fell in love during a time when many European ex-patriots lingered in Vietnam... MORE
Working his way through the culinary landscape of Chicago, Chef Aaron Lirette has worked at the Sofitel, DuChamp, Acadia and before joining the pre-opening team at Celeste in 2013... MORE
FIG & OLIVE
Pascal Lorange has always been interested in creating recipes and sharing his love for fine food... MORE