Meet the Culinary Entrepreneurs: Girl & the Goat's Stephanie Izard
Meet The Culinary Entrepreneurs (MTCE) is an exclusive lecture series featuring some of America's top food business experts. Join us for our upcoming MTCE on October 20, as chef, restaurant owner, author, and "Top Chef's" first female winner, Stephanie Izard speaks to students.
Stephanie Izard is the Executive Chef and Owner of five Chicago restaurants: Girl & the Goat, Little Goat, Duck Duck Goat, Cabra, and Sugargoat, along with the newly opened outpost of Girl & the Goat in Los Angeles. Chef Stephanie was the James Beard “Best Chef: Great Lakes” recipient 2013, Food & Wine “Best New Chef" 2011, and she was the first female to be crowned Bravo's "Top Chef" in 2008. She also won the coveted title of “Iron Chef” in 2017.
Chef Stephanie created This Little Goat, a retail product line, consisting of globally inspired cooking sauces, spice mixes, and everything crunches for home cooks. She currently ships sweet creations from Sugargoat nationwide in partnership with Goldbelly. Chef Stephanie released her first book, “Girl in the Kitchen,” in 2011 and her second book, “Gather & Graze,” published in April 2018.