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Kevin Gillespie Bio, Age, Wife, Top Chef, Restaurants, Net Worth, Awards

Kevin Gillespie Biography

A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Kevin Gillespie is an American chef, author, and owner of a chain of restaurants in the USA like Gunshow and Revival restaurants.

Gillespie is also the owner of Red Beard Restaurants as well as the founder of Kevin Gillespie’s Gamechanger. He is a former co-owner and executive chef at Woodfire Grill in Atlanta.

Kevin Gillespie Age

Gillespie was born on September 30, 1982. He is 37 years old as of 2019.

Kevin Gillespie Family

Currently, there is no information about his parents or siblings. It will be provided as soon as it is available.

Kevin Gillespie Wife

Gillespie is married to his wife Valerie Combs. Kevin and Valerie got married on September 4, 2011. More information on his wife will be provided as soon as it is available.

Kevin Gillespie Photo
Kevin Gillespie Photo

Kevin Gillespie Top Chef

Gillespie competed on the sixth season of Bravo’s cooking competition show, Top Chef, where he was a finalist. He was voted the “Fan Favorite” contestant for the season.

Gillespie was later invited to compete in the Bocuse d’Or USA cooking competition. This would give him an opportunity to be the U.S. representative in the 2011 international Bocuse d’Or. However, he withdrew due to not having enough time to prepare.

Top Chef: All-Stars LA

In 2020, Gillespie returned to compete on season 17 of Top Chef; Top Chef: All-Stars LA. A total of 15 contestants were in the competition.

Kevin Gillespie Restaurants

  • Gunshow situated in Atlanta
  • Revival situated in Decatur, Georgia
  • Red Beard Restaurants
  • Reliable
  • Cold Beer

Kevin Gillespie Net Worth

Gillespie has an estimated net worth of around $5 million.

Kevin Gillespie Awards and Recognition

  • GRACE Innovator Award by the Georgia Restaurant Association (2014)
  • Food & Wine’s People’s Best New Chef (Nomination)
  • 12 Most Outstanding Restaurants by GQ magazine (2014)
  • Best New Restaurants of 2014 by Esquire magazine
  • James Beard Foundation Award Finalist in the Cookbook: American Cooking category (2013)


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