Chef Curtis Duffy’s bioCurtis Duffy is a world-renowned, Michelin-starred chef and co-owner ofEverandAfterinChicago.
Duffy has won numerous accolades.Ever was awarded two stars in the 2021 and 2022 MichelinGuides, and Duffy’s previous restaurant, Grace, earned three Michelin stars for four years in arow, from 2015 to 2018. Before that, Duffy earned two Michelin stars at Avenues at ThePeninsula HotelChicago.
He has been awarded Forbes Travel Guide’s Five-Star rating, AAA’s Five-Diamond rating, andthe James Beard Foundation’s Best Chef, Great Lakes Award in 2016.
In the 2016 documentary “For Grace,” filmmakers chronicle the creation of Chef Duffy’s formerrestaurant, Grace, and tell the riveting story of how the chef’s turbulent past shaped the personhe is today.
Duffy sits on the advisory board of the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, where a$25,000 scholarship in his name is awarded. Duffy’s charitable efforts have includedvolunteering and serving as chef chair for the Grand Chefs Gala, a fundraiser for the GreaterIllinois Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Duffy’s culinary and philanthropic efforts led to his induction into the prestigious Disciplesd’Escoffier International.