Tom Colicchio

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Thomas Patrick Colicchio
  • Birth Place: Elizabeth, NJ
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/15/1962, Leo
  • Profession: Chef; restaurateur; reality-show personality
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Tom Colicchio Fast Facts:
  • Learned about food as a youth by cooking with his mother and grandmother.
  • Taught himself the culinary craft by studying cooking manuals authored by celebrity chef Jacques Pepin.
  • Made cooking debut at age 17 at Evelyn's Seafood Restaurant in his hometown of Elizabeth, NJ.
  • Opened Gramercy Tavern in Manhattan in 1994 and won the James Beard Award for Best Chef, New York, in 2000.
  • Penned the cookbooks Think Like a Chef and Craft of Cooking.
  • Successfully performed the Heimlich maneuver on cookbook scribe Joan Nathan, who was choking on a piece of chicken at a charity function in January 2009.
  • Tom Colicchio Relationships:
  • Lori Silverbush - Wife
  • Dante Colicchio - Son
  • Luka Bodhi Colicchio - Son
  • Mateo Lev Colicchio - Son
  • Tom Colicchio Awards:
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2007 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Reality-Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2009 Emmy: Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Winner

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