A native of Ames, Iowa, Tony Quartaro discovered his love for cooking during his final year at University of Kansas. ...MORE.
Paramount Events Chicago
Executive Chef Devon Quinn’s interest in the hospitality industry was sparked at the age of eight, when his parents first...MORE.
Chef de Cuisine Kennon Reed arrives at Cantina Laredo in Chicago with over 19 years of culinary experience with ...MORE.
Demera Ethiopian Restaurant
She was born in northern Ethiopia during the years of communism in the African nation, making her family...MORE.
Berghoff Catering & Restaurant Group
Chef Reichel has been a part of the Berghoff family for more than 20 years. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America... MORE
The Signature Room at the 95th
With 13 years of kitchen experience under his belt at The Signature Room on the 95th floor of the John Hancock Center...MORE.
FIG & OLIVE
Anthony Reyes, Chicago Native, award winning & acclaimed Chef. He is a University of Arizona & Scottsdale Culinary... MORE
Flo & Santos
Born and raised on the Southside of Chicago, Mark has always had a passion for the culinary arts...MORE.
Saigon Sisters is pleased to welcome Matt Riordan as its new Executive Chef... MORE
The Terrace Conrad
No stranger to the upscale-dining scene, Rose began his chef career working with Starwood Hotels & Resorts... MORE
Harry Caray’s Restaurant Group
Joseph Rosetti grew up in Chicago helping his Italian grandmother create the fresh pasta and sauces of his grandfather’s ...MORE.
Dusek's Board & Beer
Chicago native Phil Rubino is influenced not only by his own experience as a chef over the last 10 years...MORE.
A native Italian, Massimo Salatino’s career has spanned two decades, from kitchens in Italy to New York City, eventually settling in Chicago...MORE.
Arun's Thai Restaurant
Arun Sampanthavivat is Executive Chef/Owner of a world renown Arun's Thai Restaurant since 1985. ... MORE
Practically a gourmand from birth, Mercadito Chef and Partner, Patricio Sandoval almost seems genetically engineered ...MORE.
Zoë Schor comes to Ada Street in Chicago after working for some of the world’s most renowned chefs...MORE.
As a child growing up in Sicily, Chef Giuseppe Scurato helped his grandfather run a produce stand at the city market...MORE.
The Radler is a German beer hall by Chef Partner Nathan Sears (Vie, Mod and Coco Pazzo) and Managing Partner Adam Hebert...MORE.
A chef and restaurateur, Patrick Sheerin, is the executive chef/owner of Trenchermen restaurant in Chicago’s... MORE.
As Chef and Partner at Lincoln Park’s North Pond, Sherman utilizes influences he picked up in Paris... MORE.
After graduating from Kendall College in 2008 with a degree in culinary arts, Matt Sliwinski (known fondly as "Skittles")... MORE.
From the humble beginnings of an 8 square foot apartment kitchen Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh... MORE
Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House Naperville
As a young boy , Jose Sosa grew up helping out on his grandparent’s farm in a small town outside Mexico city... MORE
Chef Danny Sweis of tesori Chicago has been in the industry for 15 years. After graduating from the Western Culinary... MORE
Growing up surrounded by the colors and aromas of his mother’s kitchen in Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico... MORE
Chef Edgar Torres, who is from Toluca, Mexico, began his culinary career at Vinci and Coco Pazzo ... MORE.
Three Aces / Charlatan
Raised in upstate NY, Chef Matt Troost always wanted to be a chef. He started cooking in 1999 and later decided to get his culinary degree... MORE.
Pearl Tavern / Son of A Butcher Tavern
Corporate chef, Frank Valdez, knew he wanted to become a chef from an early age. A Chicago native... MORE
Jared Van Camp
Named the "Sausage King of Chicago" by food writer, Heather Shouse (TimeOut, Food & Wine),... MORE.
Unite Urban Grill
Executive chef Trevin VanDyke joined the opening team at Unite Urban Grill and serves as executive chef for the West... MORE.
Gibsons Restaurant Group
A Chicago native, Randy Waidner knew he wanted to make a career in the culinary arts even before he entered the ninth grade... MORE.
Stacy began his career in pastry 6 years ago as a career changer and student at The French Pastry School... MORE.
South Water Kitchen
South Water Kitchen is a culinary love letter to Chicago, the home Executive Chef Roger Waysok loves and has always lived in... MORE
The Coffeecake Connection Co.
Christine Welch is the owner of The Coffeecake Connection Company, a gourmet coffee cake company... MORE.
Longman & Eagle/ Dusek's Board & Beer/ The Promontory
Chef Jared Wentworth brings over 20 years of cooking experience to Longman & Eagle, Dusek's, and Promontory... MORE
Glazed & Infused
Chef Chris is the fresh new face to the Glazed and Infused culinary team. He is an expert on all things doughnuts.1... MORE
MK The Restaurant
Erick Williams joined the opening team at mk in 1998 and took over leadership of the kitchen in the fall of 2008... MORE
Lockwood Restaurant & Bar
Matthew Wiltzius from a young age could never pass up the chance to watch the programs “Cooking with Julia”... MORE
Takashi / Noodles By Takashi Yagihashi / Slurping Turtle / Tabo Sushi
Over his twenty-five year career, Takashi Yagihashi has been lauded from consumers and critics alike for his exquisite ways of... MORE.
Sous Chef, Alvaro Zamudio of Kinzie Chophouse joined the team in 1991. With over 25 years in the culinary arena... MORE
Pazzo's Cucina Italiana
Chef Zetina started working for Pazzo's in 1995 under Executive Chef Claudio Brusamolino, a classically trained chef... MORE.
Bob Zrenner fell in love with cooking at an early age while watching Julia Child after Sesame Street ... MORE.