Chef Nicholas Elmi has worked at some of the top rated French restaurants on the east coast, including Guy Savoy (Paris), Le Bec Fin, Union Pacific, Oceana and Lutece. Nicholas has built a solid French repertoire that is constantly undated with influences from his travels as well as his upbringing in New England. In the fall of 2013, Nicholas is opening French/American resturant, Laurel, at 1617 East Passyunk Avenue in Philadelphia -- the city he has called home for 13 years -- with a focus on sustainability and simplicity.
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'Top Chef' Stars Wine and Dine In Aspen
See photos of Gail Simmons, Marcus Samuelsson and more at the Food & Wine Classic.
Nicholas Elmi and Justin Devillier Score Beard Nominations
The 'Top Chef' stars are up for one of food industry's most prestigious awards.
Is Nicholas Elmi's Restaurant Getting Good Reviews?
Critics weigh in on the Top Chef winner's new restaurant Laurel.
Get Nick and Nina's Recipes From the 'Top Chef' Finale
All the details on the finalists' dishes.
After Show: Does Nina Regret Her Chef Picks?
Part I: We find out if Nina Compton regrets picking any of the chefs she chose for her finale team.
After Show: Andy: ‘Nick, Are You A Dick?’
Part II: A caller asks if Nick thinks he was represented fairly on “Top Chef,” then Andy translates to question to a, shall we say, more direct form.