Wylie Dufresne Bio | Wiki
Wylie Dufresne is an American outstanding chef, pizza maker, and owner of Du’s Donuts. He was the previous chef and owner of the Alder restaurants and wd~50 an international gastronomy restaurant in Manhattan, New York City.
Additionally, he has published a cookbook titled wd~50. In 2013, Dufresne was awarded the Best Chef in New York and has been nominated for awards including Best Chef in New York 2007, Best New Restaurant 2004, and also the Rising Star Chef 2000. Currently, he resides in Manhattan, New York with his family.
Wylie Dufresne Age | Birthday
He was born in 1970 in Providence, Rhode Island, in the United States of America. Dufresne is 52 years old, however, his date of birth remains a mystery.
Wylie Dufresne Height
He is a man of average stature. Dufresne stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (approx. 1.7 m).
Wylie Dufresne Family
He was born and also raised in Providence, Rhode Island under the care, love, and support of his hardworking and devoted parents whose identities remain unavailable. Dufresne holds an American nationality by birth but belongs to the white ethnicity.
Wylie Dufresne Wife
He is a loving and caring husband to his beautiful wife Maile Carpenter. Maile works in the journalism industry currently serving as the Editor in Chief of the Food Network Magazine. The adorable couple has been living under the same roof since they wedded over a decade ago. Dufresne and his adorable family are happily living in Manhattan, New York.
Wylie Dufresne Education
Growing up, Dufresne attained his high school diploma from Friends Seminary a K-12 school located in Manhattan. Dufresne later furthered his studies and enrolled at The International Culinary Center) in New York. Additionally, he holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy from Colby College which he received in 1992.
Wylie Dufresne Cookbook
He published his very first cookbook titled wd~50 on October 17, 2017. The book was made up of 352 pages and was published through Anthony Bourdain/Ecco publishers. In this cookbook, the most groundbreaking chef Dufresne shares the story of wd~50 and the dishes that made it famous. The book has been rated 5 stars.
Wylie Dufresne Chef
His career in the kitchen kicked off in 1994 when he was hired by French chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and named sous chef. Dufresne worked for Jean Georges for half a decade before leaving in 1999. After leaving he joined 71 Clinton Fresh Food where he was the very first chef. Additionally, he also worked as a chef at Vongerichten’s Prime in The Bellagio, Las Vegas in 1998.
Wylie Dufresne WD~50 | Resaturants
Dufresne opened his first restaurant in April 2003 titled wd~50. It was a 70-seat restaurant whose name was derived from the chef’s initials and the street address. A decade later in March, he opened a second restaurant Alder in the East Village. Unfortunately, WD~50 closed down on November 2014 and Alder in August 2015.
Despite the closure of his both restaurants, Dufresne did not give up. Later in April 2017, he along with general manager Sharilyn Chavez, and head baker Colin Kull took over a pop-up space at the William Vale Hotel in Williamsburg as Du’s Donuts & Coffee. As of now, they have branches in Soho and Brooklyn.
Wylie Dufresne Net Worth
Judging from his lifestyle, it is quite obvious that he has accumulated a desirable amount of wealth from his profession over the years. Dufresne’s average net worth is $12 million.
How Old Is Wylie Dufresne
He was born to his loving and supportive wife in 1970 in Providence, Rhode Island, in the United States of America. Therefore, Dufresne is 52 years old.
Is Wylie Dufresne Married
Yes, he is currently in a happy marital relationship with his loving wife Maile Carpenter and together they happily live in Manhattan, New York.