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Thomas Patrick "Tom" Colicchio (b. August 15, 1962 in Elizabeth, New Jersey) is a noted American celebrity chef. He co-founded the Gramercy Tavern in New York City, and formerly served as a co-owner and as the executive chef. Gramercy Tavern opened in 1994 and was voted Most Popular Restaurant in New York City by the Zagat Survey in 2003 and 2005. He sold his interest in 2006 and is no longer affiliated with the restaurant. He is also the founder and co-owner of the Craft restaurants.
Colicchio is the recipient of five James Beard Foundation Medals for cooking accomplishments. He has been the head judge on every season of the Bravo reality TV show Top Chef. Colicchio is Italian-American on both parents` sides. He is married to filmmaker Lori Silverbush. Shortly after the September 11 attacks, Colicchio was part of a volunteer army serving food to rescue workers at Ground Zero. The American Prospect associate editor Ezra Klein reported that on January 18, 2009, Colicchio effectively performed the Heimlich maneuver on award-winning cookbook author Joan Nathan, who was choking on a piece of chicken. Both were at a U.S. presidential inaugural event in Washington D.C. Beginning on June 10, 2009, Colicchio will serve as the consulting producer on Bravo`s "Top Chef" spin-off series entitled "Top Chef Masters."
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Thomas Patrick "Tom" Colicchio (; born August 15, 1962) is an American celebrity chef. He co-founded the Gramercy Tavern in New York City, and formerly served as a co-owner and as the executive chef. He is also the founder of Craft and Colicchio & Sons restaurants. Colicchio is the recipient of five James Beard Foundation Medals for cooking accomplishments.
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