David Burke (February 27, 1962) is an American chef and restaurateur, known for his appearance on the reality TV program . Iron Chef America [1 ]
Early life [ edit ]
David Burke grew up in
Hazlet, New Jersey. He was educated at the [1 ] Culinary Institute of America. He went on to hone his skills with French chefs Pierre Troisgros, Georges Blanc and Gaston Lenôtre.
Featured once on
, he lost by a small margin to Iron Chef America Bobby Flay. This show appeared during the second season, the thirteenth episode. The featured ingredient was lamb.
In 2010, Burke was a competitor on the second season of
Top Chef Masters, but did not move on to the Champions' Rounds. [2 ]
Burke also competed on
Top Chef Masters Season 5. He was eliminated on Episode 9 in the Teacher Tribute challenge with his Bittersweet Chocolate Soufflé with Orange Peel & Raspberry Sauce.
Restaurants [ edit ]
David Burke Kitchen - (
New York City, New York) at The James Hotel David Burke Townhouse - (
New York City, New York) (Formerly David Burke and Donatella) David Burke at Bloomingdale's - (
Bloomingdales, New York City, New York) David Burke Modern American Cuisine - (
Las Vegas, Nevada) David Burke's Primehouse - (
Chicago, Illinois) Fromagerie - (
Rumson, New Jersey) Hawaiian Tropic Zone - (
New York City, New York - closed)/(Las Vegas, Nevada), Consulting Chef restaurant.mc - (
Millburn, New Jersey), Consulting Chef David Burke Prime Steakhouse - Foxwoods, Connecticut
Fishtail - (
New York City, New York) Grillhouse by David Burke - (
Schaumburg, IL, Illinois)
1991 Chefs in America - "Chef of the Year"
1995 Culinary Institute of America - "Auggie Award"
1996 & 1997 Robert Mondavi - "Culinary Award of Experience"
1998 The Vatel Club - "Chef of the Year"
1998 Chef Magazine - "Chef of the Year"
Products [ edit ]
David Burke Flavor Spray
David Burke Gourmet Pops
References [ edit ]
^ a b Fabricant, Florence (November 9, 1988). "New Wave in the East River: David Burke", . "These are heady accomplishments for someone who grew up thinking that the ultimate dessert was a Yodel, and who first set foot in a professional kitchen at 15, as a dishwasher in a Sheraton Inn near his home in Hazlet, N.J." The New York Times
^ Karps, Aynsley (February 11, 2010). "Weighing the Top Chef Masters". Zagat.
^ Burke, David. "David Burke Gourmet Pops" . Retrieved . August 29, 2014
External links [ edit ]