Stephanie Izard has gone from ‘Top Chef’ to top chef

Justin Kaufmann and Stephanie Izard

Justin Kaufmann and Stephanie Izard

James Beard award-winning chef Stephanie Izard joins Justin to talk about her illustrious career including how she became interested in food, when she became serious about cooking, opening her first restaurant, what she learned from that experience, learning how to delegate, her time on “Top Chef,” what being on the show did for her career, celebrating the 6th anniversary of her restaurant Girl and the Goat, the culinary explosion of the West Loop, what it is about the West Loop that keeps restaurants thriving, what “The Goat” brand represents, adding a take-out menu to Duck Duck Goat, being a trendsetter when it comes to the variety of food she serves, the upcoming Fulton Market Harvest Fest and why she continues to live and work in Chicago.

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