Tom Douglas Chef, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Seattle Kitchen, And, Net Worth

Tom Douglas Bio | Wiki

Tom Douglas is an American executive chef, radio talk show host, author, and restaurateur popularly recognized for winning the 1994 James Beard Award for Best Northwest Chef.

He co-hosts Seattle Kitchen alongside Thierry Rautureau, a show about local and national cookbook authors and personalities. Tom has appeared in several television cook shows including Food Network’s Iron Chef America where he defeated Chef Masaharu Morimoto in 2005.

Additionally, he has published several cookbooks including Douglas’ Seattle Kitchen which was named the Best American Cookbook by both KitchenAid and James Beard Foundation. Throughout his career as a chef, Tom has been awarded numerous awards and honors such as the James Beard Award for Outstanding Restaurateur in 2012 and the Bon Appétit Magazine Award for Restaurateur of the Year (2008).

Despite being among the Best Executive Chefs in the United States, Tom never attended professional culinary school, he developed his natural talent by traveling and eating at various world-class restaurants throughout Europe and the United States. His very first job was at Hotel DuPont, where he worked as the assistant to the hotel’s cook. During his free time, Tom loves traveling, cooking, and spending time with his family.

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Tom Douglas Age | Birthday

He was born on August 2, 1958, in Wilmington, Delaware, in the United States of America. Tom is 63 years old and celebrates his birthday on August 2.

Tom Douglas Height

He is a man of average stature. Tom stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in (approx. 1.72 m).

Tom Douglas Family

He was born in Wilmington, Delaware, in the United States under the love of his dedicated and supportive parents. Tom grew up in Delaware before moving to Seattle in 1977 at the age of 19 years old. He holds an American nationality by birth but belongs to the white ethnicity.

Tom Douglas Wife

He is happily married to his beautiful and hardworking wife Jackie Cross. Jackie is a businesswoman working alongside her husband. The duo has been married for over five years and are proud to be sharing their beautiful daughter Loretta. The adorable family of three happily lives in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle.

Tom Douglas Seattle Kitchen

Being a talented chef, Tom co-hosts Seattle Kitchen alongside his longtime friend Thierry Rautureau. Seattle Kitchen is a weekly food radio show that broadcasts on Saturdays and Sundays on KIRO-FM, 97.3. The radio show focuses on local and national cookbook authors and personalities. New episodes are recorded on Tuesday mornings in front of a live audience at his cooking school called “Hot Stove Society”.

Tom Douglas Restaurants

Being a famous and successful chef and restaurateur, there is no doubt that he owns several other restaurants. His restaurants are:

~Serious TakeOut

~Palace Kitchen — new American

~Seatown Seabar and Rotisserie — deli-style seafood

~Etta’s — seafood

~Lola — Greek

~Cantina Leña — Mexican

~Serious Pie — pizza (downtown Seattle)

Tom Douglas Cookbooks

He has published six cookbooks which are selling all over the globe. These cookbooks include:

  • Tom Douglas’ Seattle Kitchen (2000)
  • The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook (2012)
  • I Love Crab Cakes! 50 Recipes for an American Classic, (2006)
  • Tom’s Big Dinners (2003)
  • The Step-By-Step Instant Poy (2020)

Tom Douglas Serious TakeOut

Serious TakeOut is a no-contact carry-out pop-up restaurant in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood that was opened during the COVID-19 pandemic. The restaurant was opened after 12 of his 13 restaurants closed down due to the reduced sales.

Tom Douglas Net Worth

From his career as a chef, author, radio talk show host, and restaurateur it is obvious he has garnered a desirable amount of wealth over the years. Tom’s average net worth is $16 million.

How Old Is Tom Douglas

He was born to his loving parents on August 2, 1958, in Wilmington, Delaware, thus, Tom is 63 years old.

Is Tom Douglas Married

Yes, to his beautiful and loving wife Jackie Cross and the two share a beautiful daughter named Loretta.

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