Biography

Chef Tom Colicchio is best known as one of the judges on the Bravo reality series Top Chef, in which contestants face various challenges to their gourmet cooking prowess. The co-owner, founder, and former executive chef of the Gramercy Tavern in New York, Colicchio has received the James Beard Foundation Medal for his cooking on multiple occasions and has opened many other restaurants including Craft, Craftbar, and Craftsteak. He made a cameo as himself in the big-screen adaptation of The Smurfs. ~ Cammila Collar, Rovi