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Carlos Gaytan from "Top Chef: New Orleans" is one of the chefs competing in season 11 of the Bravo reality cooking competition. He is from Chicago, Illinois.

Chef Carlos Gaytan arrived in Chicago in early 1991, quickly working his way up from pantry cook to line cook at Sheraton North Shore Hotel. After earning a position as Chef Garde Manger, Carlos discovered his creative ability to carve on ice, fruit and vegetables, winning several awards for his talent. In 1996, Carlos earned a position as
Carlos Gaytan in "Top Chef 11: New Orleans"
Carlos Gaytan Top Chef 11: New Orleans
Chef Garde Manger at the Union League Club of Chicago, ranked as the best private club in the nation. In April of 2004 Carlos became the Chef de Cuisine at Bistrot Margot where he worked with renowned French Chef Dominique Tougne and participated in such events as the Confrerie de la Chaide de Rotisseurs, the Moet and Chandon Brunch and the Annual Flora Springs Dinner Auction in Napa Valley.

In May of 2008, Carlos opened his own restaurant — Mexique on Chicago Avenue in Chicago. With great creativity, love and dedication he applies his knowledge of French cooking techniques and ingredients to his roots of traditional Mexican cuisine, creating a revolution of Mexican gastronomy. Mexique has received much recognition since its opening, including one of Chicago Magazine's top new restaurants of 2009, best restaurant of 2010 and received its first star in the Michelin Guide in 2013. Most recently Carlos was awarded "Chef of the Year 2011," by the American Culinary Federation.

Profession: Executive Chef/Owner of Mexique; Chicago, Ill.




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Age: ∼43 years old
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Current Residence: Chicago, IL





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