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Grant Achatz Biography

Grant Achatz

Facts of Grant Achatz

Date of Birth: 1974 , April-25
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of Grant Achatz

1974 Born in St Clair, Michigan
2001 Becam Executive Chef at Trio
2005 Opened his own restaurant named Alinea
2006 Listed in Gourmet magazine
2011 Published his own book
2002 Won Best New Chefs
2007 Won Jean Banchet Award
2003 Won James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef

Detail Timeline of Grant Achatz

April 25 , 1974

Born in St Clair, Michigan

Grant Achatz was from the upper class family born in St. Clair, Michigan, United States of America to parents of American descent. He is an American and is of white descent. He is a tall guy and is also of average weight.

2001

Becam Executive Chef at Trio

To learn more about cooking he joined The Culinary Institute of America. After completing his education from there, he worked in several restaurants and finally earned the post of chef after long periods of hard work. In 2001, he became Executive Chef at Trio.

2005

Opened his own restaurant named Alinea

Since his childhood days, he was interested in cooking, his parents also posses the restaurant in Michigan and he also used to work there and got lots of experience of cooking from there. He also became chef in several prestigious restaurants and in 2005 he opened his own restaurant. 

2006

Listed in Gourmet magazine

He is popular in the world for being the owner of the Alinea restaurant. After opening this restaurant back in 2005, this restaurant got its name in Gourmet magazine list of America's Top 50 Restaurants the following year. 

March 3 , 2011

Published his own book

Besides his chef career his is also a great author, till now he has published several books in his life. Back in 2011, he also published one book titled Life, on the Line and that book was mainly related to chef and it also included his own struggle there.

2002

Won Best New Chefs

Besides being honored by this own restaurant he has also won several awards in the individual basis too. In 2002, he was honored by the Best New Chefs. He was honored with this award by the Food & Wine Magazine.

2007

Won Jean Banchet Award

Throughout his life, he has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them. In 2007, he was honored by the Jean Banchet Award as Best Celebrity Chef. He also won this award the following year.

2003

Won James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef

He has also been honored by the James Beard Foundation Award several times in his life. Actually, this award is awarded to the best chef in the nation and he was first honored with this award back in 2003. He has been honored with this award for five times.

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Grant Achatz is a married man but not anymore as his previous married life is dissolved long time ago. He was married to Angela Snell; there is no information about when they got married. They also had two children together but some years later something bad happened and they decided to take a break from their married life and finally got divorced some months later. Since his childhood days, he was interested in cooking, his parents also posses the restaurant in Michigan and he also used to work there and got lots of experience of cooking from there. To learn more about cooking he joined The Culinary Institute of America. He has also published several books in his life.