Chef Thiago Silva – USA

Boston, MA

Thiago Silva
Country of Residence:
United States
1. Your Restaurant/Business:

Chew Innovation, a studio, lab and kitchen in Boston, MA.
2. About Your Kitchen:

It’s the greatest place on earth, magically delicious!!
3. Your Favorite Chef Works Item:

All the aprons! Especially the denim ones. Comfy and sexy!
I’m currently wearing the Gramercy Denim Chef Coat – also one of my favorites.
4. First Job:

First job was at Olives NY, as a pastry cook.
5. Your Favorite Cookbook:

“D.O.M. – Rediscovering Brazilian Ingredients” by Alex Atala.
6. Your Awards:

Zagat 30 under 30 NYC, Food Network’s Chopped Champion, Top Ten pastry chefs in the US 2015, People Magazine’s Top 15 Hottest Chefs!
7. Your Cooking Inspiration:

My mom & dad.
8. Your Specialty Dish:

Just one?? The Hit Me cake, Cinnamon Roll Donut, Birthday Cake Croissants, and of course THE chocolate chip cookie.
9. Favorite Dish To Eat:

Dry aged porterhouse steak, and anything my mom makes.
10. Weirdest Thing You Ever Ate:

Guinea Pig – don’t want to talk about it…
11. Favorite Ice Cream Flavor:

Sweet corn ice cream – my all time favorite.
12. Favorite Drink:

Coke!! I know…I know…
13. Favorite Wine:

I don’t have one yet. Hopefully that will change.
14. Who Would You Most Like To Cook For:

Julia Child, would just have been an amazing experience.
15. Who Would You Least Like To Cook For:

People who don’t appreciate food.
16. Favorite Things To Do When Not Cooking:

Being with my family – wifey and the boys.
17. Your latest project:

The Birthday Cake Croissants slammed the internet and NYC, now I’m onto Boston on a new journey, to learn and grow as a chef.
18. Favorite City and Why:

NYC!! No city like it.
19. Your Greatest Indulgence:

I’ll always have room for lots of ice cream!!
20. Your All Time Best Culinary Tip:

Never stop learning, put your head down and work hard!!

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