Bryan Voltaggio (born April 19, 1976) is an American chef residing in Frederick, Maryland. He received an AOS in culinary arts from The Culinary Institute of America and was mentored by chef Charlie Palmer. He is the co-owner and executive chef of four restaurants including VOLT, Lunchbox, Family Meal and RANGE. Volt Restaurant in Frederick, Maryland, received a James Beard nomination for Best New Restaurant in 2009.
Voltaggio was the runner-up of the sixth season of Top Chef, Bravo's cooking competition show, placing second to his brother, Michael Voltaggio. He was a runner-up on the fifth season of Top Chef Masters, making him the first chef to compete on both Top Chef and Top Chef Masters.
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Voltaggio lives in Maryland with his wife Jennifer and their three children, Thacher, Piper, and Ever.