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The Next Iron Chef: Season Two
Nate Appleman (Chef/Butcher in New York) originally hails from Greenville, Ohio and loves to create seasonal dishes inspired by local produce, heritage meats, and Italian traditions. A graduate of The Culinary Institute of America, he most recently was the Executive Chef at A16 and SPQR in San Francisco. Appleman was recently named as a 2009 James Beard Foundation Award Rising Star Chef winner and Food & Wine 2009 Best New Chef, has been recognized by publications such as The New York Times and Bon Appétit and his first book, "A16 Food + Wine" (Ten Speed Press, 2008) earned two prestigious 2009 IACP Cookbook Awards.