Jose Garces Chef

Inside Biography

Jose Garces is a chef and 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.

Jose is the owner of several restaurants across the United States of America and has also been named the best chef by the James Beard Foundation. He debuted as an iron chef in 2010.

Early Life & Parents of Jose

Jose Garces was born in Chicago to parents from Ecuador. His parents are Jorge and Magdalena Garces. 

Jose studied at Gordon Tech and graduated from there in 1990. He also studied in Chicago at the Kendall College from where he graduated with a degree in Culinary Arts. 

Personal Life: Who Is Jose Garces' Wife? 

Jose Garces is a married man and he is living happily with his wife, Beatriz Garces. The lovely couple married each other in 2002. Unfortunately, they have not revealed their marriage details in any media. Also, the same goes for their kids. 

Jose Garces' wife is Beatriz Garces. SOURCE: Al DIA News

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.

Career Highlights 

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 Distrito, 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 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.

Jose also appeared as an Iron Chef on the 17th of January, 2010 whereby he defeated Rachel Yang. For his contributions to the field of food and his role in the shows, his bio and career are searched widely on the internet.


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by Bchrome, 17 Feb, 2016

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