Born and raised in Elizabeth, NJ, Tom Colicchio made his New York cooking debut at prominent restaurants including The Quilted Giraffe, Gotham Bar & Grill, Rakel, and Mondrian. He opened Gramercy Tavern with Danny Meyer in 1994 and in 2001, the critically acclaimed Craft. Currently there are Craft restaurants in New York and Los Angeles; Craftsteak in Las Vegas and Connecticut; Craftbar in New York and Los Angeles; Colicchio & Sons and Riverpark in New York; and ‘wichcraft sandwich shops in New York, San Francisco, and Las Vegas. In 2012, he opened inn and restaurant Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton.
In May 2010, Tom was awarded The James Beard Foundation’s “Outstanding Chef Award.” Since 2006, Tom has served as head judge on Bravo’s hit series “Top Chef.” The Emmy-winning show is currently in it’s 10th season. Tom is also the author of cookbooks, Think Like a Chef (2000), Craft of Cooking (2003), and ‘wichcraft (2009).
Appearances at Los Angeles Food & Wine 2011
California Clambake with Tom ... Friday 10/14 7:00-10:00pm $350.00
We bring the best of the East coast to the warm beaches of Santa Monica, with an evening event featuring unique takes on...