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William Todd English was born on the 29th August 1960, in Amarillo, Texas, USA and is a celebrity chef, television personality, restaurateur and author. He rose to fame hosting the cooking program “Food Trip with Todd English” broadcast on PBS channel from 2007. More, Todd judged in the reality cooking show “Cooking Under Fire” in 2005. The P.U.B restaurant owned by Todd English has been inducted into the Culinary Hall of Fame at the end of 2012. He is also the main chef for one of the leading airlines of US Delta Air Lines. He has been active in the catering industry since 1982.

How much is the net worth of Todd English? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the outright size of his wealth is as much as $15 million, as of the data presented in early 2017. Olives restaurants, Figs pizzerias as well as publications are the main sources of English’s fortune.

Todd English Net Worth $15 Million

To begin with, Todd was raised in Sandy Springs, Georgia, but his family moved to Branford, Connecticut, where he studied at Guilford College having a baseball scholarship, yet dropped out of the college. He decided to enrol to the Culinary Institute of America and completed the studies earning a degree in 1982.

Concerning his professional career, he started working under the guidance of Jean Jacques Rachou in the restaurant La Cote Basque in New York. He then gained further experience working in several restaurants in Italy, and after returning to his homeland, he was appointed to the Italian restaurant located in Cambridge, Massachusetts as an executive chef. In 1989, he opened his own restaurant entitled Olive – nothing to do with olives, but honouring the wife of English, whose name is Olivia. Mediterranean cuisine is served in the aforementioned restaurant line. Gourmet magazine named it the Best Food and Top Table restaurant, as well as Boston magazine honoured it to be named the Best New Restaurant. There are served two signature desserts which attract crowds to the restaurants, namely vanilla bean soufflé and molten chocolate cake, of course, it can be ordered only after the main course. Unfortunately, Olives restaurants were closed several times because of grease fires and consequences of them. Currently, two Olives restaurants are open at the Ritz hotel and resort in Abu Dhabi and Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas.

Moreover, Todd English is known as the owner of Figs pizzerias, which serve authentic Italian pizzas – Nation’s Restaurant News Magazine honoured the pizzerias with a Hot Concept award. In addition, English owns a number of other restaurants including a Latino style one named Beso, a steakhouse – Bonfire, and a restaurant at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel, BlueZoo, plus a long list of others.

It should also be noted that Todd is the author of cookbooks too – he has published “Cooking in Everyday English”, “The Figs Table”, “The Olives Table” and “The Olives Dessert Table” which was co-written with Sally Sampson.

Finally, in the personal life of Todd English, he was married to Olivia Disch from 1984 until 2002, and with whom he has two sons and a daughter. He was subsequently engaged to Erica Wang, but they’ve separated.

Quick Facts

Birth date: August 29, 1960
Birth place: Amarillo, Texas, United States
Profession:Restaurateur, Entrepreneur, Chef, Author, Presenter
Education:The Culinary Institute of America, Guilford College in North Carolina
Nationality:American
Partner:Erica Wang (engaged 2009)
Spouse:Olivia Disch English (divorced)
Awards:James Beard Award for Rising Star Chef of the Year, "Hot Concept" award (Nation's Restaurant News magazine), Culinary Hall of Fame (P.U.B. restaurant in Las Vegas (P.U.B. restaurant in Las Vegas), 2012)
Nominations:Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle/Culinary Host
TV shows:Food Trip with Todd English, Cooking with Todd English, Cooking Under Fire (2005), Super Chef
Books:The Air Fryer Cookbook (2016), The Olives Table, The Figs Table, The Olives Dessert Table (Co-author Sally Sampson), Cooking In Everyday English: The ABCs of Great Flavor at Home (2011)
facebook.com/ChefToddEnglish
imdb.com/name/nm1076500
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Todd_English


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Owner of restaurant "Olives" in Manhattan.
2Named as one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" in 2001.
3Owner of 17 restaurants, as of 2005.
4Began cooking career at age 15.
5Co-owner, with Eva Longoria, of "Beso" in Los Angeles and Las Vegas.
6Chef/owner of "Tuscany".
7Chef/owner of "Figs" in Boston.
8Duff Goldman and Katherine See used to worked for him.


Pictures

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lifestyle HostFood Trip with Todd English (2007)


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cooking with Todd English2015TV MovieHost
Playing with Fire2013TV SeriesTodd English

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
FabLife2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Simply Ming2015TV Series documentaryGuest Chef
Top Chef2007-2014TV SeriesChef / Restaurateur / Himself - Guest Judge / ...
The Willis Report2013-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Celebrity Chef
Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off2014TV SeriesHimself - Judge
The Talk2011-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself - Chef
Inside Edition2013TV Series documentaryHimself - Chef
Fox and Friends2013TV SeriesHimself
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHimself
Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell2012TV SeriesHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2011TV SeriesHimself
The Nate Berkus Show2011TV SeriesHimself
The Early Show2011TV SeriesHimself
The Best Thing I Ever Ate2010TV SeriesHimself
Food Network Star2010TV SeriesHimself
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition2009TV SeriesHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2009TV Series documentaryHimself - Beso Partner
A-List Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2008TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2008TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2007TV SeriesHimself
Food Trip with Todd English2007TV SeriesHimself - Host
The 2nd Annual Quill Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
Reservations Required2006TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Food Fight2006TV MovieHimself (as Chef Todd English)
The Tony Danza Show2005TV SeriesHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 20052005TV SpecialHimself - Chef
Iron Chef America: The Series2005TV SeriesHimself - Challenger Chef
The View2005TV SeriesHimself
Cooking Under Fire2005TV SeriesHimself
Opening Soon2005TV SeriesHimself - Executive Chef / Partner
Party Planner with David Tutera2005TV SeriesHimself
Iron Chef USA: Holiday Showdown2001TV Special documentaryHimself - Iron Chef American
Iron Chef USA: Showdown in Las Vegas2001TV Special documentaryHimself - Iron Chef American
People's 50 Most Beautiful People2001TV MovieHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Iron Chef America: The Series2013TV SeriesHimself - ICA Challenger Chef
Iron Chef America Countdown2012TV SeriesHimself - ICA Challenger Chef

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