Charlie Trotter Chef

Charlie trotter

Charlie Trotter (born September 8, 1959(1959-09-08) in Chicago, Illinois) is a chef and restaurateur. A graduate of New Trier High School, Trotter started cooking professionally in 1982 after earning a degree in political science from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. For the next 5 years, he worked and studied in Chicago, San Francisco at the California Culinary Academy, Florida and Europe. In February 2010, Trotter married longtime girlfriend Rochelle Smith. who is now also his publicist; his first marriage, which ended in divorce, produced a son, Dylan. Charlie Trotter was the host of the 1999 PBS cooking show The Kitchen Sessions with Charlie Trotter in which he details his recipes and cooking techniques. He likens cooking to an improvisational jazz session in that as two riffs will never be the same, so too with food. He has also written 14 cookbooks, three management books and has a line of organic and all natural gourmet foods distributed nationally. Trotter is involved with his philanthropic Charlie Trotter Culinary Education Foundation and other causes. He was awarded the Humanitarian of the Year award in 2005 by the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Personal details

Date of birth
September 8th, 1959
Place of birth
Wilmette, Illinois, United States of America
Nationality
United States of America
Date of death
November 5th, 2013 at age of 54
Place of death
Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Cause of death
Natural causes

Family

Parents
Siblings
Spouse
Children

Education

1. University of Wisconsin-Madison Colleges/University

The University of Wisconsin–Madison (Also known as University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, or regionally as UW–Madison, or Madison) is a public research university located in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Founded when Wisconsin achieved statehood in 1848, UW–Madison is the official state university of Wisconsin, and the flagship campus of the University of Wisconsin System. It was the first university established in Wisconsin and remains the oldest and largest university in the state. It became a land-grant institution in 1866. The 933-acre (378 ha) main campus includes four National Historic Landmarks.

Institution info

Type Flagship university
Endowment
2012. 1.87 bil. $
2009. 1.6 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1848
Headquarters
500 Lincoln Dr, 53706 - Madison, Wisconsin
Undergraduates
2012. 29,118
2010. 30,170
2009. 29,922
Postgraduates
2012. 9,183
2010. 12,010
2009. 11,756
Acceptance rate
2012. 54.6 %
2011. 50.5 %
2010. 66.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 10.4 K $
2011. 9.67 K $
2010. 8.98 K $
2009. 8.31 K $
2008. 7.56 K $
Official web page www.wisc.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of Wisconsin-Madison connected by profession and/or age

b. 1963., Politician
b. 1964., Artist
b. 1961., Journalist
b. 1956., Puppeteer
b. 1955., Social activist
b. 1960., American Football Defensive tackle
b. 1960., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1961., Lawyer

2. California Culinary Academy Colleges/University

The California Culinary Academy (CCA) is an affiliate of Le Cordon Bleu, and is located in San Francisco, California. Founded in 1977, the academy has trained more than 15,000 people for restaurant careers through its 30-week baking and pastry chef program and 16-month culinary arts degree program. It was purchased by Career Education Corporation in 1999.

Founded
1977
Headquarters
350 Rhode Island Street, 94103 - San Francisco, California
Undergraduates
2010. 900
2009. 841
Local tuition
2012. 19.6 K $
2011. 17.6 K $
2010. 18.4 K $
Official web page www.caculinary.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by gender

People attended California Culinary Academy connected by profession and/or age

b. 1955., Chef
b. 1958., Chef
b. 1964., Chef
b. 1962., Chef
b. 1959., Chef
b. 1966., Chef
b. 1952., Chef

3. New Trier High School High school

New Trier High School (also known as New Trier Township High School or NTHS) is a public four-year high school, with its major campus located in Winnetka, Illinois, USA, and a second campus in Northfield, Illinois, with freshman classes and district administration. Founded in 1901, the school is known for its large spending per student, academic excellence, and its athletic, drama, visual arts, and music programs. New Trier's primary campus in Winnetka is used by sophomores, juniors, and seniors, while the freshmen attend classes at the Northfield campus. The school serves Chicago's North Shore suburbs of Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, Glencoe most of Northfield, part of Glenview and part of Northbrook.

Type High school
Institution colors
Founded
1901
Headquarters
385 Winnetka Avenue, 60093 - Winnetka, Illinois
Official web page www.newtrier.k12.il.us
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended New Trier High School connected by profession and/or age

b. 1954., Law professor
b. 1956., Lawyer
b. 1960., Commentator
b. 1958., Novelist
b. 1959., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1961., Actor
b. 1962., Actor
b. 1959., Film Director

Movie performances

1. My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)

Comedy, Romance
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
105.0
20 Show list 4 Show list $46M

My Best Friend's Wedding is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by P.J. Hogan, starring Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz, Rupert Everett, Philip Bosco, M. Emmet Walsh, Rachel Griffiths, Carrie Preston and Susan Sullivan. The film received mostly positive reviews from critics and is considered to be one of the two most famous of Julia Roberts' films. Commercially, it was a global box-office hit and one of the highest grossing films of 1997. The soundtrack song "I Say a Little Prayer" was covered by singer Diana King and featured heavily in the film, making it a Billboard Top 100 hit. The soundtrack featured a number of Burt Bacharach/Hal David songs.

Awards

1998 Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Comedy or Musical
1998 People's Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actress
1998 Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actress - Comedy
1998 ALMA Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Crossover Role in a Feature Film

Top cast

Richard the Bellman
Kimberly Wallace
Jonathan P.F. Ritt
Joe O'Neal
Julianne Potter
Michael O'Neal
Priest
Angry Woman
Brunch Guest #1
Scotty O'Neal
Walter Wallace
Title Sequence Performer #4
Seamstress
Captain
Mandy Newhouse
Samantha Newhouse
Tailor
Dining Guest #4
Wedding Singer
Isabelle Wallace
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
My Best Friend's Wedding
Italian, French, English
United States of America

Regular TV appearances

1. The Kitchen Sessions with Charlie Trotter

Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Languages Regular cast
Host
PBS
1999-01-09
Melanie Kosaka
January 9th, 1999

Written work

1.Charlie Trotter Cooks at Home

Cookbook
Editions Subjects Co-authors
2000. by Ten Speed Press (211 pages)
Cooking

2.Charlie Trotter's Meat and Game

Cookbook
Editions Subjects Co-authors
2004. by Ten Speed Press
Meat
Cooking
Game
Charlie Trotter
Belinda Chang
Michael Voltattorni
Tim Turner

Awards won

2012 James Beard Award for Humanitarian of the Year

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
James Beard Foundation
Food and Beverage

2002 James Beard Award for Photography

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Charlie Trotter's Meat and Game Cookbook
James Beard Foundation
Tim Turner

2002 James Beard Award for Outstanding Service

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Charlie Trotter's Award-Winning Work
James Beard Foundation

2000 James Beard Award for Chefs and Restaurants

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
The Kitchen sessions with Charlie Trotter Book
James Beard Foundation

2000 James Beard Award for Outstanding Restaurant

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Charlie Trotter's Award-Winning Work
James Beard Foundation
Food and Beverage

2000 James Beard Award for Best National Television Cooking Show

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
The Kitchen Sessions with Charlie Trotter Award-Winning Work
James Beard Foundation
Melanie Kosaka
Robert Bates

1999 James Beard Award for Photography

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Charlie Trotter's Desserts Book
James Beard Foundation
Tim Turner
Paul Elledge

1999 James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Chef

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Charlie Trotter's Award-Winning Work
James Beard Foundation
Chef
Food and Beverage

1996 James Beard Foundation Award for Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
James Beard Foundation
Food and Beverage

1992 James Beard Award for Best Chef: Great Lakes/Midwest

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Charlie Trotter's Award-Winning Work
James Beard Foundation

Namesakes

1.Charlie Trotter's

Award-Winning Work
Charlie Trotter's is a multiple JBF Awards nominated and a 1999 and 2002 JBF Awards winning restaurant in Chicago.
Official website

Wikipedia

Check Charlie Trotter on wikipedia.

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