An American by nationality, Tom Colicchio is a celebrity chef. He is also the co-founder of the Gramercy Tavern located in New York City. Additionally, Colicchio is also the founder of the Crafter Hospitality which includes Craft, Temple Court, Riverpark, Craftsteak, Craftbar, Beachcraft, and Heritage Steak restaurants.
Tom has previously served as the co-owner as well as the executive chef. He is the recipient of 5 James Beard Foundation Awards for his cooking accomplishments.
Tom Colicchio: Personal life
Tom Colicchio is originally from Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA. He was born on 15th August of the year 1962 which has now made him reach at the age of 56. Although he is known by the name of Tom Colicchio, his full name is Thomas Patrick Colicchio.
Colicchio is the son of Thomas Colicchio and Beverly Colicchio. From both sides of his parents, he is of Italian descent. Tom is tall at the height of 5 Feet and 9 and a half Inches.
Colicchio has already got married. He is married to his wife named Lori Silverbush who is a filmmaker. The couple tied their knot with each other in the year 2001 and since then, they are living their life blissfully.
Besides that, Colicchio also has three children together with his wife, Silverbush. All of their three children are sons.
- Nationality: American
- Occupation: Celebrity Chef
- Father: Thomas Colicchio
- Mother: Beverly Colicchio
- Ethnicity: White
- Religion: Christianity
- Height: 5 Feet and 9 and a half Inches/ 1.77 m
- Married: Yes
- Spouse: Lori Silverbush (2001-Present)
- Children: 3
- Eye Color: Grey
- Birth Sign: Leo
Tom Colicchio: Professional life and Career
At the beginning of his career, Colicchio used to work as a sous-chef to Thomas Keller at Rakel. In July of 1994, he opened a Gramercy Tavern along with his partner Danny Meyer which was located in Gramercy Park neighborhood of Manhattan.
In 2003 and 2005, Gramercy Tavern was voted as the most popular restaurant in the New York City. Later in 2006, Tom sold his interest and he is now no more affiliated with that restaurant.
Previous to that, in 2001, Colicchio opened his first Craft restaurant one block South of Gramercy Tavern. After a year, he again opened a first Craftsteak at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Tom then opened the Colicchio & Sons in 2010 and also Riverpark.
Colicchio has been involved with the Top Chef since its beginning in the year 2006. In that show, he serves as a head judge. Tom was also the host of a reality series known as Best New Restaurant.
Apart from that, Tom has also written 3 cookbooks. He along with Jeff Bridges and Raj Patel also made their appearance in a documentary film called A Place at the Table which was released on 1st March 2013 in the US.
- Profession: Celebrity Chef
- Known for: being a judge on Top Chef and Best New Restaurant
Tom Colicchio: Net Worth, Salary
Having a business mind and talent, Colicchio has been earning a lot in his career till now. Although his salary has not been revealed yet, his net worth is estimated to be around $20 million.
- Net Worth: $20 Million
- Salary: NA