Gregory Gourdet Bio, Age, Family, Gay, Partner/Lover, Book, Restaurant, Vegan, Net worth, Career

Gregory Gourdet Biography

Gregory Gourdet is an American chef, restaurateur, writer, and former finalist on the American reality television program Top Chef, which aired in the twelfth and seventeenth seasons on Bravo. He is the proprietor of the pop-up restaurant Kann and the former executive chef and culinary director of Departure at The Nines in Portland, Oregon.

How old is Gregory Gourdet? – Age

He was born on 25 July 1975 in New York, United States. He is 47 years as of 2022.

Where did Gregory Gourdet go to school? – Education

Gourdet attended St. Andrew’s High School (Delaware). He spent one year at New York University studying pre-medicine. He then pursued wildlife biology at the University of Montana (UM), where he eventually earned a degree in French. While attending UM, Gourdet developed a love for cooking, and he later enrolled in The Culinary Institute of America. From there, he was able to secure an internship with chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, with whom he spent almost seven years working.

Gregory Gourdet’s Parents – Family

Gourdet’s parents were immigrants from Haiti. He was raised in Queens.

Gregory Gourdet’s Partner/Lover – Gay

He has admitted to being gay. Gourdet likes to run vast distances. At the moment, he lives in Portland, Oregon.

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Gregory Gourdet’s photo

Gregory Gourdet Book

Everyone’s Table: Global Recipes for Modern Health, Gourdet’s debut cookbook, was published in 2021 and serves as the definitive manual for preparing dishes with global influences that are devoid of gluten, dairy, soy, legumes, and cereals. Harper Wave Books will publish the book, which was co-written with J.J. Goode, on May 11, 2021. A best-seller on the national level, the book aims to increase accessibility to healthy eating.

Gregory Gourdet’s Net Worth

He receives a predicted net worth of $2 million.

Did Gregory Gourdet ever win Top Chef?

He finished in the top three on Top Chef season 17 All-Stars LA and finished second on season 12 in Boston.

Gregory Gourdet’s Restaurant

She is the chef and proprietor of Kann PDX, a restaurant that emphasizes its Haitian roots while incorporating ingredients from BIPOC cuisines around the world.

Is Gregory Gourdet vegan?

The majority of the book is plant-based and vegetarian-friendly; there are two chapters on vegetables and one on eggs, but the whole back section of the book features vegan or plant-based desserts.

Where is Gregory Gourdet now? – Career

After graduating from The Culinary Institute of America in 2000, Gourdet began working full-time for chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. He honed his skills in three of Vongerichten’s restaurants before moving through the ranks to become one of his chefs de cuisines.
In 2010, Gourdet was appointed executive chef of Departure Restaurant + Lounge in Portland, Oregon, where he developed modern Asian cuisine by fusing ingredients from the Pacific Northwest with tastes and customs from China, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, and Korea. In 2016, he was elevated to the position of Culinary Director as the company expanded to Denver, Colorado.

After ten years, Gourdet left Departure to concentrate on his own wood-fired restaurant, Kann, which aspires to popularize in America the food of his Haitian background and the Caribbean diaspora. The restaurant’s opening was delayed by COVID-19, therefore in 2020 Gourdet opened a pop-up in Portland called Portland Kann.

In 2022, Kann will open in Portland. On Bravo’s Top Chef Season 12 in 2015, where he came in second, Gourdet gained notoriety.

Gregory Gourdet Instagram and Twitter accounts

  • His Instagram account is; Gregory Gourdet (@gg30000).
  • His Twitter account is; Gregory Gourdet (@GG30000).

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