Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Bio - Rick Bayless

A Chicago based chef, award-winning author and restaurateur, Rick Bayless has received accolades ranging from "Best Chef of 1988" by Food & Wine and "Best American Chef: Midwest" from the James Beard Foundation. His first restaurant, which opened in 1987, is the colorful, vivacious Frontera Grill located in Chicago that specializes in Mexican cooking. In 2007, Frontera took home the coveted "Outstanding Restaurant" award by the James Beard Foundation. His second project, Topolobampo, which opened in 1989, is also a 4-star fine-dining Mexican restaurant. Bayless has appeared in a number of television shows including The Today Show, Good Morning America and Martha Stewart Living. In addition to his appearances, he has contributed to Saveur and written for Food & Wine, Martha Stewart Living, Fine Cooking and Travel & Leisure. Bayless's own show; PBS's Mexico One Plate at a Time is now in its 7th season.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

We all love MR Bayless! he is the real deal! we are fans of his Mexico One plate at the time TV show, we buy his delicious salsas, and we had a wonderful, amazing mal at Frontera in Chicago, we have all his bookst too! he is the best master chef but first and foremost a master of kindness!