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Charlie Trotter and Drue
Photo Courtesy Charlie Trotter


Master Chef, Founder,

Charlie Trotter’s Restaurant

  • 8-Time Recipient of the Distinguished James Beard Award
  • ‘The Best Restaurant in the World for Wine & Food’ Wine Spectator (1998)
  • Honored by President George Bush and Colin Powell as one of the five America’s Promise Heroes
  • Founder, Charlie Trotter’s Culinary Education Foundation
  • TV Host of the nationally aired, award winning PBS cooking series, The Kitchen Sessions with Charlie Trotter, author of 11 cookbooks
  • Humanitarian of the Year Award, International Association of Culinary Professionals
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Charlie Trotter’s, Chicago
CHARLIE TROTTER BIOGRAPHY - Countless culinary accolades paired with his immeasurable philanthropic contributions inspire awe...«more»
CHARLIE TROTTER QUOTE ON THE ENSO - Two people could be standing side be side....that to me is the ultimate test...«more»
CHARLIE TROTTER QUOTE ON DRUE - What strikes me about [Drue’s Enso], is what strikes me about all profound art.... «more»