Tiffani Faison is an American chef, restaurateur, culinary consultant and television personality. Her current restaurant (opened in the Fall of 2011) "Sweet Cheeks," is a Southern-style barbecue restaurant located in Boston, MA.
Tiffani Faison began working in restaurants at the age of 14. She has worked her way from busser to Chef/Owner. She began cooking for Todd English in Boston and has traveled the country and the world working for such renowned chefs as Daniel Boulud, Alain Ducasse, and Tony Maws. In 2009, Tiffani was tapped to run Rocca Kitchen & Bar, earning a three-star review from the Boston Globe. She then opened her first venture, Sweet Cheeks, adding another three-star review to her resume. Tiffani was the runner-up on Season 1 of Top Chef and competed on Top Chef All-Stars and the upcoming Top Chef Duels. She is a tireless advocate for LGBT human rights issues and lives in Boston with her wife and furry kids.
The Latest from Tiffani
Tiffani Faison Shares Her Essential Entertaining Tips
The former Cheftestant on how to throw the perfect party.
After the Duel: Tiffani
Tiffani Faison is number two again, but knows that even if she didn't win 'Top Chef Duels' -- she's winning life.
Behind the Duels Finale
The chefs battle to to win Top Chef Duels -- and nothing's black and white as they cook for love, honor, and pride.
The Knockout Ep 7: Tiffani Vs. Kristen
Kristen Kish tries to defeat Tiffani Faison at a challenge after Wolfgang Puck's heart – the omelet.
The Knockout Ep 6: Tiffani Vs. Nyesha
Tiffani Faison and Nyesha Arrington must cook with market items selected by Los Angeles food editor Lesley Suter.
Tiffani's Still Proud
Tiffani Faison admits that her desert was no prize, but she's still proud of what she did on Duels.
The Knockout Ep 5: Mike vs. Tiffani
Mike Isabella and Tiffani Faison recreate past Top Chef challenges as Mike tries to keep Tiffani out of the finale.