Chef Sue Zemanick is a gradutate of the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY, where she also did a fellowship in seafood/fish.
Her dishes are often described as Modern American; A mix of French & American with the occassional dash of New Orleans flavors.
Most recent accolades: 2014 James Beard Award for "Best Chef- South".
Guest Judge on Top Chef New Orleans- 2013, season 11.
Returned to Bravo's Top Chef Masters- 2012, Season 5.
2009, 2010, and 2011 James Beard Award Finalist "Rising Star Chef". 2012 James Beard Award Finalist "Best Chef- South"
2008 Food & Wine "Top 10 Best New Chef"
"Chef of the Year" New Orleans Magazine
Bravo's Top Chef Masters Series - 2011, Season 3