Competed On: Season 2: Top Chef (Finalist) / Season 8: All Stars
Current Residency: Los Angeles
Occupation: Executive Chef & Owner, WOLF & Beefsteak
Chef Marcel Vigneron is Executive Chef & Owner of WOLF, which earned a prestigious spot on Los Angeles Magazine's Best New Restaurant list. A Top Chef season two finalist at age 25, Marcel trained under acclaimed Michelin Star and James Beard Award-winning chefs Joël Robuchon, Michael Mina and Jose Andres, dedicating his life to gastronomy and creating unique dining experiences. He is currently leading all food, beverage and creative at his popular seasonal modern California restaurant WOLF, daytime plant-based concept Beefsteak and WOLF Catering, where Marcel designs custom menus for big groups at Wolf, corporate parties, brand activations, private events and large carryout orders for office and home. A graduate of New York's Culinary Institute of America (CIA) who first learned to make pumpkin pie from his mother at age 8, Marcel grew up in Burbank, California, and has also been featured on episodes of Top Chef Duels and Top Chef Season Eight: All-Stars, Iron Chef, Chopped, Cutthroat Kitchen and BuzzFeed's Tasty.