Chef | OwnerGirl & the Goat
Duck Duck Goat
AuthorGirl in the Kitchen
Gather & Graze
Stephanie Izard, James Beard “Best Chef: Great Lakes” recipient 2013, and 2011 Food & Wine “Best New Chef,” is the Executive Chef/Partner of four Chicago restaurants, Girl & the Goat, Little Goat, Duck Duck Goat and Cabra Cevicheria. Most recently, Izard was also awarded with the coveted title of “Iron Chef” after winning season 1 of Food Network’s Iron Chef Gauntlet.
A 2011 James Beard “Best New Restaurant” nominee, Girl & the Goat has been praised by high-‐profile publications such as Saveur, New York Times, Food & Wine, Better Homes and Gardens and others. Little Goat, Stephanie’s highly successful follow-‐up to Girl & the Goat, encompasses a diner, coffee shop, bakery and bar. In March 2016, Stephanie opened her third restaurant, a Chinese concept called Duck Duck Goat in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood. 2019 brought Stephanie’s newest restaurant, Cabra Cevicheria, a Peruvian inspired eatery on the rooftop of The Hoxton, Chicago.
In addition to her restaurants, Izard recently launched a quarterly lifestyle magazine appropriately titled goat fish, and a product line called This Little Goat, consisting of cooking sauces and spice mixes available for purchase for the home cook. Izard’s first book, “Girl in the Kitchen,” was released in the fall of 2011 (Chronicle).
Izard was awarded with the coveted title of “Iron Chef” after winning season 1 of Food Network’s Iron Chef Gauntlet. Additionally, Izard was the first woman to win Bravo’s Top Chef (Season 4/2008).
Among other recent projects, Izard has a line of globally inspired cooking sauces and spices called “This Little Goat.” Izard’s first book, “Girl in the Kitchen,” was released in 2011 and her second book “Gather & Graze” was released in April 2018.
More information on Stephanie Izard can be found at www.stephanieizard.com or follow her on Twitter or Instagram at @StephAndTheGoat.