Next Iron Chef Alumni Tour
Food Network is one of Next Iron Chef Alumni Tour.

1. Food Network

8.8
75 9th Ave (at 15th St), New York, NY
Office · Chelsea · 4 tips and reviews

The Culinary Institute of AmericaThe Culinary Institute of America: Spike Mendelsohn is a Food Network Next Iron Chef alum and Culinary Institute of America graduate. Pack your knives and learn more about the CIA’s Hyde Park culinary programs! Read more.

Good Stuff Eatery is one of Next Iron Chef Alumni Tour.

2. Good Stuff Eatery

8.7
303 Pennsylvania Ave SE (at 3rd St. SE), Washington, D.C.
Burger Joint · Capitol Hill · 272 tips and reviews

The Culinary Institute of AmericaThe Culinary Institute of America: CIA alum Spike Mendelsohn’s restaurant, Good Stuff Eatery, focuses on providing great food while striving for sustainability in all of its business practices.

Hôtel Le Château ***** - Les Crayères is one of Next Iron Chef Alumni Tour.

3. Hôtel Le Château ***** - Les Crayères

9.0
Domaine Les Crayères (64 boulevard Henry Vasnier), Reims, Champagne-Ardenne
Hotel · 19 tips and reviews

The Culinary Institute of AmericaThe Culinary Institute of America: Chef Spike Mendelsohn learned the ropes of French cuisine at the famed Les Crayeres hotel in France and at the CIA.

Bouchon is one of Next Iron Chef Alumni Tour.

4. Bouchon

9.1
6534 Washington St, Yountville, CA
French Restaurant · 141 tips and reviews

The Culinary Institute of AmericaThe Culinary Institute of America: CIA grad Spike Mendelsohn worked at Bouchon, which not only serves French cuisine, but has a unique wine list as well.

L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon is one of Next Iron Chef Alumni Tour.

5. L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon

8.8
3799 Las Vegas Blvd S (in MGM Grand Hotel), Las Vegas, NV
French Restaurant · The Strip · 101 tips and reviews

The Culinary Institute of AmericaThe Culinary Institute of America: According to CIA alum Marcel Vigneron, his nine-course tasting menu got him hired on the spot when he applied to work as master cook at Joël Robuchon.

Taj Campton Place is one of Next Iron Chef Alumni Tour.

6. Taj Campton Place

7.3
340 Stockton St (Sutter St), San Francisco, CA
Hotel · Downtown San Francisco-Union Square · 55 tips and reviews

The Culinary Institute of AmericaThe Culinary Institute of America: A CIA degree and studying salami production in Florence, Italy led Next Iron Chef contestant Nate Appleman to his first job overseeing the meat station at Campton Place.

Ristorante Tra Vigne is one of Next Iron Chef Alumni Tour.

7. Ristorante Tra Vigne

1050 Charter Oak Ave (at Main Street (Highway 29)), Saint Helena, CA
Italian Restaurant · 70 tips and reviews

The Culinary Institute of AmericaThe Culinary Institute of America: Chef Nate Appleman’s studies in Tuscany and the CIA paid off at Tra Vigne, which is well-known for its fresh-pulled mozzarella. Learn more about his culinary education here: Read more.

A16 is one of Next Iron Chef Alumni Tour.

8. A16

8.8
2355 Chestnut St (btwn Divisadero & Scott), San Francisco, CA
Italian Restaurant · Marina District · 153 tips and reviews

The Culinary Institute of AmericaThe Culinary Institute of America: A former chef de cuisine and part-owner of A16, Nate Appleman is one of a select few in the United States to be certified as a pizzaiolo!

9. Vong

200 E 54th St (at 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Uncategorized · Turtle Bay · 2 tips and reviews

The Culinary Institute of AmericaThe Culinary Institute of America: In her first position after graduating from the CIA, Amanda Frietag practiced both French and Asian cooking techniques at Vong. Learn more about where she got her degree: Read more.

'Cesca is one of Next Iron Chef Alumni Tour.

10. 'Cesca

8.6
164 W 75th St (at Amsterdam Ave), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Upper West Side · 49 tips and reviews

The Culinary Institute of AmericaThe Culinary Institute of America: Restaurants such as ‘Cesca, where CIA alum and Next Iron Chef contestant Amanda Frietag has worked, are transforming the Upper West Side of Manhattan into a true culinary destination. Bon Appétit!

Gusto Ristorante is one of Next Iron Chef Alumni Tour.

11. Gusto Ristorante

60 Greenwich Ave (at 11th St & 7th Ave), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · West Village · 55 tips and reviews

The Culinary Institute of AmericaThe Culinary Institute of America: Chef and CIA alum Amanda Frietag’s former stomping ground, Gusto, provides diners with an authentic Italian dining experience, thousands of miles away from Italy!

The Harrison is one of Next Iron Chef Alumni Tour.

12. The Harrison

355 Greenwich St (at Harrison St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Tribeca · 58 tips and reviews

The Culinary Institute of AmericaThe Culinary Institute of America: After receiving many accolades for her cooking at The Harrison, Amanda Frietag used her CIA knowledge to redeem herself on the Next Iron Chef Redemption.

L'Absinthe Restaurant is one of Next Iron Chef Alumni Tour.

13. L'Absinthe Restaurant

227 E 67th St (btw 2nd and 3rd Ave), New York, NY
French Restaurant · Upper East Side · 8 tips and reviews

The Culinary Institute of AmericaThe Culinary Institute of America: Now called “The most globally skilled chef” by fellow CIA grad Amanda Frietag, Chef Jehangir Mehta first worked at L’Absinthe after earning his degree. Learn more about the CIA’s Hyde Park campus: Read more.

14. Typhoon Brewery

22 E 54th St (btw Fifth and Madison avenues), New York, NY
Brewery · Midtown East · 1 tip

The Culinary Institute of AmericaThe Culinary Institute of America: Next Iron Chef contestant Jehangir Mehta was thrilled when he became pastry chef at Typhoon Brewery. His alma mater, The Culinary Institute of America, offers top-notch pastry courses. Learn about us: Read more.

Mercer Kitchen is one of Next Iron Chef Alumni Tour.

15. Mercer Kitchen

9.0
99 Prince St (at Mercer St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · SoHo · 364 tips and reviews

The Culinary Institute of AmericaThe Culinary Institute of America: CIA alum Jehangir Mehta had the opportunity to work with famed Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten when he opened Mercer Kitchen. Our grads have a world of opportunities with a CIA degree: Read more.

Graffiti is one of Next Iron Chef Alumni Tour.

16. Graffiti

8.1
224 E 10th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · East Village · 69 tips and reviews

The Culinary Institute of AmericaThe Culinary Institute of America: Rated as the best restaurant in New York City, Graffiti gives Chef Jehangir Mehta plenty of chances to use what he learned at the CIA every day.

We, The Pizza is one of Next Iron Chef Alumni Tour.

17. We, The Pizza

8.6
305 Pennsylvania Ave SE (btwn 3rd & 4th St), Washington, D.C.
Pizza Place · Capitol Hill · 143 tips and reviews

The Culinary Institute of AmericaThe Culinary Institute of America: CIA Alumnus Spike Mendelsohn spent years in fine dining and now let’s his creativity run free at We, the Pizza! Check out some of the other amazing (and interesting!) careers our alumni are pursuing: Read more.