Find out more about the greatest American Restaurateurs, including Justin Timberlake, Nas, Wayne Gretzky, Colonel Sanders and Henry Hill.
Colonel SandersColonel Sanders
09 September 1890
Founder of KFC
Bobby FlayBobby Flay
10 December 1964
American chef

Guy FieriGuy Fieri
22 January 1968
Restaurateur, Cookbook Author

Olivia CulpoOlivia Culpo
08 May 1992
Model

Ray KrocRay Kroc
05 October 1902
Founder of the McDonald’s Corporation

Debi MazarDebi Mazar
13 August 1964
Actress
David ChangDavid Chang
08 May 1977
Restaurateur

Tilman FertittaTilman Fertitta
25 June 1957
CEO of Landry's Inc

Howard SchultzHoward Schultz
19 July 1953
Chairman & CEO of Starbucks

Emeril LagasseEmeril Lagasse
15 October 1959
Chef, Restaurateur
Kimbal MuskKimbal Musk
20 September 1972
Venture Capitalist, Restaurateurs

Wilson BethelWilson Bethel
24 February 1984
Actor
Jimmy John LiautaudJimmy John Liautaud
12 January 1964
Founder of Jimmy John Gourment Sandwich Chain.

Nancy KwanNancy Kwan
19 May 1939
Actress

Cynthia GermanottaCynthia Germanotta
30 August 1954
Philanthropist
Dave ThomasDave Thomas
02 July 1932
American businessman

Jon Paul SteuerJon Paul Steuer
27 March 1984
Actor
Justin TimberlakeJustin Timberlake
31 January 1981
Actor, Film producer, Musician, Dancer, Voice

Gavin NewsomGavin Newsom
10 October 1967
Politician

Jared FogleJared Fogle
23 August 1977
Actor
Joe TheismannJoe Theismann
09 September 1949
Restaurateur, American football player, Television

Nate RobinsonNate Robinson
31 May 1984
Basketball player, American football player,
Eddie HuangEddie Huang
01 March 1982
Restaurateur, Lawyer

Giuliana RancicGiuliana Rancic
17 August 1974
Actor, Journalist, Restaurateur

Mario BataliMario Batali
19 September 1960
Restaurateur

Paula DeenPaula Deen
19 January 1947
Actor, Chef, Businessperson, Restaurateur
Jim RossJim Ross
03 January 1952
Restaurateur, Podcaster, Wrestler, Sports
Alan Hale Jr.Alan Hale Jr.
08 March 1921
Actor

Lidia BastianichLidia Bastianich
21 February 1947
Writer, Restaurateur, Television presenter

E-40E-40
15 November 1967
Restaurateur, Musician, Film producer, Actor,

Dick ClarkDick Clark
30 November 1929
Television presenter, Entrepreneur, Radio
Michael SymonMichael Symon
19 September 1969
Restaurateur

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Rick BaylessRick Bayless
23 November 1953
Chef, Restaurateur

Graham ElliotGraham Elliot
04 January 1977
Domestic worker cook, Chef, Restaurateur

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

Paul PrudhommePaul Prudhomme
13 July 1940
Chef, Restaurateur, Non-fiction writer,
Rocco DiSpiritoRocco DiSpirito
19 November 1966
Restaurateur

Tom ColicchioTom Colicchio
15 August 1962
Restaurateur, Chef
Ming TsaiMing Tsai
29 March 1964
Restaurateur, Squash player, Actor

Andrew CherngAndrew Cherng
31 March 1948
Businessperson

Charlie TrotterCharlie Trotter
08 September 1959
Restaurateur, Chef
Bobby DeenBobby Deen
28 April 1970
Restaurateur, Chef

Pat NeelyPat Neely
20 July 1964
Chef
Todd EnglishTodd English
29 August 1960
Restaurateur

Donald NixonDonald Nixon
23 November 1914
Restaurateur, Politician

Jilly RizzoJilly Rizzo
06 May 1917
Restaurateur, Actor

Don the BeachcomberDon the Beachcomber
22 February 1907
 

Kerry SimonKerry Simon
17 June 1955
Restaurateur, Chef