Charlie trotter’s spirit of mentorship and giving back to the community lives on through the trotter project charlie trotter the chef changed the world of. Charlie trotter born september 8, 1959 wilmette 2013) was an american chef and restauranteur his most well-known restaurant, charlie. Charlie trotter the chef changed the world of cooking through his michelin-starred restaurantcharlie trotter the teacher had an even broader reach as a mentor who fostered a generation of world-class chefs, while also welcoming high school students into his kitchen to learn the art of excellence in service.
Charlie trotter’s had a huge and lasting impact on chicago’s culinary landscape, if not the nation’s. Lincoln park — charlie trotter left little doubt about what he wanted in life — and in death the renowned chef, who died of a stroke in november, was cremated according to his wishes, his widow said the lively champagne and canape reception after his funeral, attended by some of the nation's.
Charlie trotter is alive and well by the time chicago’s iconic chef died in 2013 following a period of erratic behavior, his legacy seemed tarnished.
The final autopsy report for chicago chef charlie trotter has been released, revealing that he died due to a stroke caused by high blood pressure.
Charlie trotter didn’t come from a food-focused family, attend culinary school, or start working in kitchens when he was 14 in fact, it wasn’t until college that trotter discovered his passion for fine cuisine with the help of a roommate who loved to cook.
What is the pillars of excellence program charlie trotter strove for excellence in every aspect of life every day at his restaurant, chef trotter demanded excellence in cuisine, ambiance and hospitality. Updated story famed chicago chef charlie trotter has died he was 54 nbc chicago first.