Jonathan Benno Biography

Published On Oct 07, 2015
Facts of Jonathan Benno
Date of Birth: 1969
Birth Nation: United States
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Jonathan Benno is married but the information related to his married life, the name of his wife and how many children he has is unknown. It is also unknown whether he is divorced, single and also about his extra affairs. Jonathan Benno dreamed to be the renowned chef since his childhood days. He started his career as a dishwasher and the he started working in several restaurants. He also worked under several renowned chefs and learned a lot from them. But after working in Per Se as the Chef de Cuisine, he received lots of fame in United States. He also received lots of prestigious awards while he was there. From 2010, he started his own restaurant.

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Graduated from Culinary Institute of America

1993

Jonathan Benno received his formal education from high school in Bridgeport. After that he began working as a dishwasher in several restaurants there. But he desired to learn more about cooking and then joined Culinary Institute of America.

Began his career as a dishwasher

1987

After completing his high school education he desired to make money on his own, he started working in several restaurants as a dishwasher. From this time on, he developed an interest to become renowned chef. 

Joined Per Se

2004

Jonathan Benno is one of the famous chefs in the United States. He was popular in the New York City as the head chef of the Per Se restaurant. After working in several restaurants and under several renowned chefs, he joined Per Se from the start of this restaurant. 

Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut

1969

Jonathan Benno was from the upper middle class family born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America to parents of diverse descent. He is an American and is white. He is a tall guy and is also of average weight. 

Left Per Se

2010

After working in Per Se for more than half a decade, he developed a new idea of cooking and then desired to open his own restaurant in New York. In 2010, he left that restaurant and then joined restaurant Lincoln and became executive chef there. 

Won America’s Best New Chefs

2006

His cooking style is different than others and he is also good at cooking several American and Italian dishes. While he was in Per Se as the Chef de Cuisine, he was honored with the America’s Best New Chefs by the Food and Wine Magazine.

Honored by StarChefscom

2005

Besides being the best chef in the New York City and in United States of America he has also received several honors from the start of his career. Within one year, after working as the Chef de Cuisine in Per Se, he was honored as the Rising Star Chef.