CO, USA – January 4, 2013 – Culinary Hall of Fame, LLC announced today
that Chef Rick Bayless has been inducted into the Culinary Hall of Fame®.
About Chef Rick
Not many chefs culminate
their careers in that profession after studying Spanish and Latin American
culture, before going on to get a doctorate in Anthropological Linguistics
or for that matter, studying classical piano for 15 years.
Most people know Rick Bayless
from winning Bravo’s Top Chef Master with his authentic Mexican cuisine.
It is the book “Authentic Mexican: Regional Cooking from the heart of
Mexico” that catapulted Chef Bayless to fame and forever changed the
image of Mexican Cuisine in the United States. Noted food critic and
author Craig Claiborne described the the book as “the greatest
contribution to the Mexican table imaginable.”
The Awards and Accolades
started in 1986 and continue to this date with an Emmy nomination for the
PBS series “Mexico One Plate at a Time” in 2012.
When President Barrack Obama and his wife, Michelle, look for a special
night out in Chicago, they often head to the award-winning Topolobampo
Restaurant founded by Chef Rick Bayless in 1989.
Each year, Chef Bayless closes the Topolabampo and Frontera Grill
restaurants for a long 4th of July weekend and takes his
employees to Mexico for inspiration. Bayless runs his restaurants
alongside his wife Deann and continues to pursue new ventures in Mexican
For more information: www.rickbayless.com/about/meetrick.html