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.