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5 Questions for MasterChef's Graham Elliot

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.21.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

We talk to Graham Elliot of MasterChef and MasterChef Junior about his love of candy, whether he would leave Chicago and whether Joe Bastianich or Gordon Ramsey is a secret softie.

Celebrity Chef Graham Elliot On His Dramatic 150-Pound Weight Loss

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living

When "MasterChef" judge and restauranteur Graham Elliot saw 400 pounds on the scale, he knew it was time for a change. Elliot spoke with HuffPost L...

'MasterChef' Judge Graham Elliot Shows Off Impressive 150-Pound Weight Loss

Posted 03.11.2014 | Celebrity

"MasterChef" judge Graham Elliot just keeps on shedding the weight. Since undergoing weight loss surgery in July 2013, Elliot has been keeping his ...

Chef Graham Elliot Reveals Incredible Weight Loss

Posted 12.04.2013 | Chicago

Chef Graham Elliot looks quite different these days. In July of 2013, the "MasterChef" judge and award-winning chef underwent a weight loss surgery, a...

Graham Elliot Closing Namesake Restaurant

Posted 11.08.2013 | Chicago

Celebrity chef Graham Elliott is closing his namesake restaurant in Chicago. The Tribune reports Graham Elliott in River North will mark its final ...

Master Chef Wants You: Is Your Mise en Place in Place?

Greg White | Posted 11.30.2013 | TV
Greg White

Cooking in front of an audience is like putting yourself in a pressure cooker. Master Chef on FOX is gearing up for is fifth season with open-call auditions for contestants.

'MasterChef' Star Shows Off Dramatic Weight Loss

People | Posted 10.05.2013 | Celebrity

Graham Elliot has some great news to share. The Chicago-based chef, who underwent surgery for a sleeve gastrectomy on July 16, has lost a dramatic amo...

The Most Brutal Elimination Ever

Posted 05.30.2013 | TV

Fox's "Masterchef" whittled the contestants down to the top 19 finalists this week, and judges Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot didn't ...

Which Chicago Celebrichef Has The Top Smile?

Posted 02.05.2013 | Chicago

Chicago is home to some of the nation's most acclaimed and well-known chefs -- but who among them holds bragging rights for the finest set of pearly w...

Self-Taught Chef Becomes Cooking Show Star

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 03.20.2013 | Taste
Bryan Cain-Jackson

Chef Josh Marks, also known as "The seven foot Chef," is taking America by storm with his passion for the culinary arts and his ability to make food taste better and be healthier for all of us who to love to eat.

Over 1 Million Attend Shorter Taste, 17,600 Slices Of Pizza Sold

Posted 07.16.2012 | Chicago

While festival-goers have returned some mixed reviews, the city has declared this year's Taste of Chicago a success. ABC Chicago reports that an es...

'MasterChef': Soldier's Plans To Honor His Son

Posted 06.06.2012 | TV

Joel has culinary dreams beyond "MasterChef" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Fox), but earning that coveted apron would move him one step toward achieving his goa...

Elliot's Newest Restaurant Opens, 'Top Chef' Star Plans Chicago Eatery

Posted 06.06.2012 | Chicago

Chef Graham Elliot's newest Chicago restaurant, g.e.b., will open its doors for the first time Monday. Located at 841 W. Randolph St., the decor i...

Did 'MasterChef's' Blind Contestant Earn An Apron?

Posted 06.05.2012 | TV

An inspirational story created an instant fan favorite contestant on the season premiere of "MasterChef" (Mon., 9 p.m. ET on Fox). Gordon Ramsay and h...

Maggie Furlong

'MasterChef' Judges Dish On Crazy Third Season

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.04.2012 | TV

Fox's "MasterChef" is back (two-night premiere airs Mon., June 4, and Tues., June 5, 9 p.m. ET on Fox), and judges Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot and Jo...

Rahm Proposes More Big Changes For Taste Festival

Posted 03.15.2012 | Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday unveiled two new proposals aimed at helping pull the struggling Taste of Chicago festival into the black after years o...

Graham Elliot: What It's Like To Be A 'MasterChef' Judge

Posted 08.27.2011 | Home

Graham Elliot became a four-star chef at age 27 and in 2004 was named one of Food & Wine's Best New Chefs. He opened his fine-dining-yet-whimsical epo...

PHOTOS: Lollapalooza 2011 Schedule Posted

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 08.07.2011 | Chicago

With today's announcement of the day-by-day, hour-by-hour schedule Lollapalooza 2011, festival-goers finally have the opportunity to plot their plan o...

Chicago Episode Of Andrew Zimmern's 'Bizarre Foods' Airs Tonight

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago is home to some of the most respected chefs in the world. Whether you're into greasy spoons or Michelin-rated fine dining establishments, we h...

Graham Elliot's Grahamwich Finally Opens

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After several grand opening delays, it's finally happening: Chef Graham Elliot's new River North sandwich shop Grahamwich opened today. "Everyone sp...

'MasterChef' Auditions In Chicago This Weekend

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

We already know Chicago is home to some of the greatest chefs in the world. But this weekend, Chicagoans have a chance to show their skills to the res...

MasterChef: What's Cooking in America's Kitchens

Joe Bastianich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joe Bastianich

Stepping out of the world of professional chefs and restaurants for the first time in longer than I can remember, the experience of tasting the food of home cooks gave me a new perspective on food in this country.

PHOTOS: Obama's Arrival In Chicago, Dinner With Oprah

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

President Obama arrived in his adopted hometown of Chicago Wednesday night, and kicked things off at River North's popular Graham Elliot restaurant. ...

HuffPost Chicago On WBEZ's 'Eight Forty-Eight': This Month's Top Stories

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Huffington Post had the privilege of appearing on WBEZ's daily news magazine this Friday to discuss some of this biggest stories in Chicago this m...

Twitter War: Graham Elliot Bowles Vs. Chicago Magazine

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The relationship between chef and food critic is obviously not an ideal one--and this week one Chicago magazine writer made a very, very vocal enemy. ...