Andrew Curren

Austin, TX
Elm Restaurant Group

Chef Andrew Curren of ELM Restaurant Group in Austin, Texas, is a Culinary Institute of America valedictorian and heads up the kitchens at nationally renowned concepts 24 Diner, Easy Tiger Bake Shop & Beer Garden, Italic and, most recently, Irene’s. Chef Drew is a two-time nominee for Food & Wine magazine’s “People’s Best New Chef,” competed on “Top Chef: Texas” in 2011 and is included in multiple editions of Best Chefs America.

Accolades & Publications

  • Food & Wine – “People’s Best New Chef” nominee (2011, 2012)
  • Bravo’s “Top Chef: Texas” – Contestant (2011)
  • Recognized in multiple editions of Best Chefs America

Photo credit: Vanessa Escobedo Barba