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Nick Elmi is a famous chef. He got fame by winning season 11 of “Top Chef”. As of now, the chef has his own restaurant, Laurel. Recently, in 2019, he also published “Laurel: Modern American Flavors in Philadelphia“.

Full Name Nick Elmi 

(Nicholas George Elmi)

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Age 40 years old
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Children/Kids 2
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Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession/Job Chef

The journey from a  normal boy to a top chef was not easy. His initial training started at his home. Nick’s parents had given a responsibility to feed his five siblings. Since then, he started doing household chores.

His first job was as a busboy. However, he did not do well in that. That’s why he was assigned the job of dish tank. After a few months, Elmi was given the task to make pizzas. That’s how he knew his passion for cooking.

10 Facts on Nick Elmi


  1. Nick Elmi is an American Chef. His exact birth date is not available. However, he is 40 years old.
  2. Elmi was born in Massachusetts. Moreover, he spent his childhood there. But he has a deeper root connection with Philadelphia.
  3. The top chef is married and has kids. His wife’s name is not revealed. Moreover, he has a son and a daughter.
  4. Regarding family, Elmi has five siblings and lovely parents.
  5. The exact net worth of Nick is not available. However, he must have a huge collection of the sum.
  6. Considering education, Nick graduated from the Institute of America in Culinary Arts. Then, he started to work with Georges Perrier in Philadelphia.
  7. The chef went to stay in New York, Paris, and Atlantic City. However, he loved Philadelphia more. At last, he settled in Perrier’s famous Le Bec-Fin.
  8. In 2011, the chef was an executive chef in Rittenhouse Tavern. There Nick earned a StarChefs Rising Stars award. He competed in season 11 of “Top Chef” and won as well.
  9. In 2013, Elmi opened Laurel. Similarly, in 2016, he opened a cocktail bar and restaurant ITV next door. Likewise, in 2019, the chef published “Laurel: Modern American Flavors in Philadelphia”.
  10. Besides, the chef is famous on social media as well. He has an Instagram account where he posts pictures of various dishes.