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Charlie Trotter

Charlie TrotterAKA Charles Trotter

Born: 8-Sep-1959
Birthplace: Wilmette, IL
Died: 5-Nov-2013
Location of death: Chicago, IL [1]
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Chef, TV Personality

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Famous Chicago chef

Charlie Trotter was Executive Chef/Owner of Charlie Trotter's, a fancy restaurant in Chicago, consistently rated one of the best restaurants in the world for almost two decades. He won seven James Beard Foundation awards, published many cookbooks, and had his own cooking show on PBS.

[1] Discovered unconscious at his home, brought to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and pronounced dead.

Father: Robert Trotter
Mother: Dona-Lee
Sister: Anne Hinkamp
Brother: Scott Trotter
Brother: Thomas Trotter
Wife: (div.)
Son: Dylan Trotter
Wife: Rochelle (until his death)

    High School: New Trier High School, Winnetka, IL (1977)
    University: BS Political Science, University of Wisconsin (1982)

    My Best Friend's Wedding (20-Jun-1997) · Himself

Author of books:
Charlie Trotter's (1994)
Charlie Trotter's Vegetables (1996)
Charlie Trotter's Seafood (1997)
Gourmet Cooking for Dummies (1997)
Charlie Trotter's Desserts (1998)
The Kitchen Sessions with Charlie Trotter (1999)
Charlie Trotter Cooks at Home (2000)
Charlie Trotter's Meat and Game (2001)
Workin' More Kitchen Sessions with Charlie Trotter (2004)

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