Renowned chef, restauranteur, author, entrepreneur, and television star based in Boston, Massachusetts and New York City. In 1989 English opened his first restaurant Olives, In Charlestown, Massachusetts, which quickly drew national and international applause for English’s interpretive rustic Mediterranean cuisine. In recent years, English has established Olives as one of the most prestigious name on the nation by opening locations in New York and Las Vegas.
English is a Four-time James Beard Award Winner and inductee into the James Beard’s Foundation “Who’s who in Food and Beverage in America.” Todd has Authored the critically acclaimed cookbooks, The Olives Table, The Figs Table and the Olives desserts Table, and his highly anticipated fourth cookbook, Cooking in Everyday English was just released on October 11th. English has also created the record-breaking cookware line, the Todd English Collection, and host the Emmy-nominated PBS travel series food trip with Todd English.
Todd English Enterprises includes over twenty innovative restaurants spanning the country. Most recently, Todd opened the Todd English P.U.B at las Vegas’ CityCenter, and summer 2010 brought the opening of two new restaurants in New York City, his European inspired the iconic Plaza Hotel, as well as his French-Inspired Brasserie Ca Va, located in the hearth of the Theater district, Last december 2010 Todd opened his first dessert concept, Isabelle’s CurlyCakes with his daughter Isabelle in her hometown in Boston.
Todd English is also a very involved with several local and national charities including CityMeals-On-Wheels, Share Our Strength, Men with Heart, Men Against Breast Cancer the Boys and girls Clubs, Volunteers of America Autism Speaks, and City Harvest.