Find out more about the greatest American Restaurateurs, including Justin Timberlake, Nas, Wayne Gretzky, Colonel Sanders and Henry Hill.
Ray KrocRay Kroc
05 October 1902
Founder of the McDonald’s Corporation
Colonel SandersColonel Sanders
09 September 1890
Founder of KFC

Olivia CulpoOlivia Culpo
08 May 1992
Model

Guy FieriGuy Fieri
22 January 1968
Restaurateur, Cookbook Author

Bobby FlayBobby Flay
10 December 1964
American chef

Howard SchultzHoward Schultz
19 July 1953
Chairman & CEO of Starbucks
Tilman FertittaTilman Fertitta
25 June 1957
CEO of Landry's Inc

Kimbal MuskKimbal Musk
20 September 1972
Venture Capitalist, Restaurateurs

Emeril LagasseEmeril Lagasse
15 October 1959
Chef, Restaurateur

Wilson BethelWilson Bethel
24 February 1984
Actor
David ChangDavid Chang
08 May 1977
Restaurateur

Jimmy John LiautaudJimmy John Liautaud
12 January 1964
Founder of Jimmy John Gourment Sandwich Chain.
Nancy KwanNancy Kwan
19 May 1939
Actress

Dave ThomasDave Thomas
02 July 1932
American businessman

Justin TimberlakeJustin Timberlake
31 January 1981
Actor, Film producer, Musician, Dancer, Voice
Nate RobinsonNate Robinson
31 May 1984
Basketball player, American football player,

Eddie HuangEddie Huang
01 March 1982
Restaurateur, Lawyer
Mario BataliMario Batali
19 September 1960
Restaurateur

Jim RossJim Ross
03 January 1952
Restaurateur, Podcaster, Wrestler, Sports

Lidia BastianichLidia Bastianich
21 February 1947
Writer, Restaurateur, Television presenter
E-40E-40
15 November 1967
Restaurateur, Musician, Film producer, Actor,

Paula DeenPaula Deen
19 January 1947
Actor, Chef, Businessperson, Restaurateur
Joe TheismannJoe Theismann
09 September 1949
Restaurateur, American football player, Television

Dick ClarkDick Clark
30 November 1929
Television presenter, Entrepreneur, Radio

Giuliana RancicGiuliana Rancic
17 August 1974
Actor, Journalist, Restaurateur

Graham ElliotGraham Elliot
04 January 1977
Domestic worker cook, Chef, Restaurateur
Rick BaylessRick Bayless
23 November 1953
Chef, Restaurateur
Michael SymonMichael Symon
19 September 1969
Restaurateur

Bill RancicBill Rancic
16 May 1971
Writer, Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Author,

Tom ColicchioTom Colicchio
15 August 1962
Restaurateur, Chef

Paul PrudhommePaul Prudhomme
13 July 1940
Chef, Restaurateur, Non-fiction writer,
Bobby DeenBobby Deen
28 April 1970
Restaurateur, Chef

Ming TsaiMing Tsai
29 March 1964
Restaurateur, Squash player, Actor

Rocco DiSpiritoRocco DiSpirito
19 November 1966
Restaurateur

Pat NeelyPat Neely
20 July 1964
Chef

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Charlie TrotterCharlie Trotter
08 September 1959
Restaurateur, Chef
Donald NixonDonald Nixon
23 November 1914
Restaurateur, Politician

Todd EnglishTodd English
29 August 1960
Restaurateur
Jilly RizzoJilly Rizzo
06 May 1917
Restaurateur, Actor

Don the BeachcomberDon the Beachcomber
22 February 1907
 

Kerry SimonKerry Simon
17 June 1955
Restaurateur, Chef