Chef Tom Colicchio
Thomas Patrick “Tom” Colicchio (born August 15, 1962) is an American VIP gourmet specialist. He helped to establish the Gramercy Tavern in New York City, and once in the past filled in as a co-proprietor and as the official gourmet expert. He is likewise the organizer of Crafted Hospitality, which incorporates Craft, Riverpark, Temple Court, Craftbar, Craftsteak, Beachcraft and Heritage Steak eateries. Colicchio is the beneficiary of five James Beard Foundation Awards for cooking achievements.
He has been the head judge on each period of Bravo unscripted television indicate Top Chef and in addition Best New Restaurant which he likewise official produces. Colicchio has likewise been a highlighted culinary specialist on Great Chefs appears.
Colicchio was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, the child of Beverly (née Corvelli) and Thomas Colicchio. He is of Italian plunge on the two sides. He has been hitched to movie producer Lori Silverbush since 2001. He has three children.
In July 1994, Colicchio and his accomplice Danny Meyer opened the Gramercy Tavern in the Gramercy Park neighborhood of Manhattan. It was voted Most Popular Restaurant in New York City by the Zagat Survey in 2003 and 2005. He sold his enthusiasm for 2006 and is never again subsidiary with the eatery. In spring 2001, he opened the principal Craft eatery one square south of Gramercy Tavern. Multi year later, he opened the principal Craftsteak at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. In 2003, he started the primary ‘wichcraft, his sandwich shop. In 2010, he opened Colicchio and Sons, and furthermore Riverpark. Not long after the September 11 assaults, Colicchio joined volunteers serving sustenance to protect laborers at Ground Zero.
Colicchio won the 2010 Outstanding Chef grant from the James Beard Foundation.
Colicchio has composed three cookbooks. He, Jeff Bridges, and Raj Patel showed up in the narrative film A Place at the Table discharged in the U.S. on March 1, 2013. He is likewise Executive Producer of A Place At The Table