Bryan Voltaggio is the executive chef and owner of four restaurants including VOLT, Lunchbox, Family Meal, and RANGE. As a finalist on Top Chef Season 6, Chef Bryan Voltaggio is the first chef to compete on both Top Chef and Top Chef Masters.The James Beard Foundation Award finalist co-authored the cookbook, VOLT.Ink, with his brother, Michael, and is set to release a new title, HOME, in 2014. As a father and chef, Voltaggio is a passionate philanthropist and supports Share Our Strength (SOS) in their fight against childhood hunger. He has raised close to half a million dollars over the last five years to support innovative school breakfast programs, meals for achievement, and the national No Kid Hungry campaign. He lives with his wife and high school sweetheart, Jennifer, and their two kids, Thacher and Piper, in his hometown of Frederick, MD. The Voltaggios are expecting the arrival of their third child this summer.
The Latest from Bryan
Bryan Voltaggio Expands His Restaurant Empire
Get details on the menu of his newest eatery.
Bryan Voltaggio Dishes on His New Cookbook
The Cheftestant also responds to fans who complain they "can't cook any of [his] stuff."
Bryan Voltaggio Gives the Scoop on New Cookbook
All the details on his collection of sophisticated comfort food recipes.
Bryan Voltaggio Opens New Restaurant
All the details on the Top Chef star's new venture.
Episode 1: Deviled Eggs with Mississippi Caviar
Bryan puts a NOLA twist on the dish that got him his first-ever elimination challenge win
Episode 2: Warm Smoked Trout with Hazelnut Jambalaya
Bryan NOLA-fies a dish that earned praise from a panel of France's greatest chefs
Episode 3: Braised Beef Short Rib with Mostarda and Cranberry Beans
Bryan revamps a Season 6 dish he cooked for his mentor, Charlie Palmer