Jose Garces Chef Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Feb, 2016
Facts of Jose Garces Chef
Date of Birth: 1981 , July-6
Age: 40 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Jose Garces
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Chicago, Illinois
Ethnicity White
Profession Chef
Net Worth $200 thousand
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Grey
Weight in KG 82 KG
Married Yes
Married to Beatriz Garces (m. 2002)
Education Kendall College
Awards James Beard Award for Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic
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Jose Garces is a chef, restaurant owner of Ecuadorian American nationality who is known for being the winner of the second season of The Next Iron Chef. He was born on the 6th of July, 1981. He is the owner of several restaurants across the United States of America and has also been named as the best chef by the James Beard Foundation. He debuted as an iron chef on 2010.

Jose Garces was born in Chicago to parents from Ecuador. He studied in the Gordon Tech and graduated from there on 1990. He also studied in Chicago in the Kendall College from where he graduated in a degree of Culinary Arts.  Garces has been known to own restaurants in Philadelphia named Tinto, Amanda, Rosa Blanca, Distrito, Village Whiskey, JG Domestic, Volver, Buena Onda, three in Atlantic City named Amanda, Village Whiskey and Distritio and also other hotels in locations like Scottsdale, Plam springs, California etc. he also acts as an Executive Chef for the Chicago situated Mercat a la Planxa.

The James Beard Foundation named him as the best chef of the Mid-Atlantic region and he still holds the title. He is also the founder of Rural Society. Apart from being famous amongst cuisine lovers, he has also been made popular after his appearance on the Iron Chef America in the 2008 season. He appeared against Bobby Flay and defeated him. The Next Iron Chef saw him as a competitor in the second season and he defeated Chef Jehangir Mehta to become the winner there. He also appeared as an Iron Chef on the 17th of January, 2010 whereby he defeated Rachel Yang. For his contributions in the field of food and his role in the shows, his bio and career is searched widely in the internet.

While Jose Garces is widely talked about by food lovers and food critics around the world, it can very well said that he has managed to keep his personal life a well-kept secret. He is aged 34 and probably has had girlfriends till now but any information about his current or past affair has not been known. His girlfriend list comes out empty and he seems to have hidden the facts well from the eyes of the public. It can be assumed that he never has been married but it cannot be said for sure if he has had a spouse or not. Same is the case with his children, it can be said that he has none but the fact is not actually clear. As far as the news of the tabloids is to be considered, he has never been assumed to be a gay or a bi-sexual yet.

Jose Garces has a string of restaurants all across the USA. So he must have earned a considerable amount of money. However, the actual amount of his net worth is not available to the audience. Neither is his salary known.