One of the most decorated, respected, and charismatic chefs in the world, Todd English has enjoyed a staggering number of accolades during his career. He has been recognized by several of the food industry’s most prestigious publications, established one of the best-known restaurant brands in the nation, published four critically acclaimed cookbooks, and was named one of People Magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People.”
In the spring of 1991, English caught the culinary world’s eye when the James Beard Foundation named him their National Rising Star Chef. English followed through on that promise, as the James Beard Foundation subsequently named him Best Chef in the Northeast in 1994. Nation’s Restaurant News named English one of their Top 50 Tastemakers in 1999. In 2001, English was awarded Bon Appetit’s Restaurateur of the Year award and was named one of People Magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People. Todd has been named the James Beard Foundation’s Who’s Who in Food and Beverage in America.