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Todd English: 7 Facts You Should Know.

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Todd English is a celebrity chef, restaurant owner, and author. He is also a tv star and has his television show ‘Food trip with Todd English.’

Furthermore, in 2015, he appeared on the cooking show ‘Cooking Under Fire’ on the PBS. Most importantly, Todd English is the Sous Chef for Delta Airlines. Here are more facts you should know about Todd English.

Married Life and Wife.

Looking at his love life, Todd English is currently single. Previously, he was married to Olivia Disch English. The two met in 1980 at the Culinary Institute of America, where they were both students. They tied the knot after dating for a while.

Together, they had three kids Isabelle English, Oliver English, and Simon English. Todd English’ eldest kid Isabelle English owns a cupcakes shop known as Curly Cakes in London. Unfortunately, Todd English and Olivia Disch parted ways for unknown reasons.

Image of Caption: Todd English with his ex-wife Olivia Disch English along with their kids
Caption: Todd English with his ex-wife Olivia Disch English along with their kids

Immediately after parting ways with his ex-wife, Todd English dated Veronica Dela Cruz for a while. He also dated designer Candice Sonneman. Due to Todd’s cheating habits, the relationships ended mysteriously.

Todd English got engaged to Erica Wang in 2009. Unfortunately, Todd had to cancel the wedding 10 days prior to the set date due to alleged violence from his fiance Erica Wang. Erica Wang hit him with a metal wristwatch, causing him severe damage.

Todd English Net Worth.

Todd English has amassed so much wealth from his career as a chef. As of 2020, his net worth is $20 million.

Indeed, Todd English’s Books, television appearances, and restaurants have all been significant sources of income for Todd English.

Todd English Career.

Todd English started his cooking career when he was only 15 years old. At the age of 20, he enrolled at the Culinary Institute of America and graduated in 1982.

Image of Caption: American Chef, Todd English
Caption: American Chef, Todd English

Celebrity chef Todd first worked with chef Jacques Rachou in NY La Côte Basque. He then moved to Italy, where he worked at Dal Pescatore in Canto Sull O’lio and Paraccuchi in Lo Cando D’ Angelo.

Todd was selected to be the executive chef of Italian restaurant Michela’s in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for 3 years.

Interestingly, Todd English was named as ‘National Rising star chef’ by the Name Beard Foundation due to his outstanding work as an executive chef.  Throughout his career as a chef, he’s gotten so many awards.

Todd English Restaurants.

Here’s a list of Todd English Restaurants. Figs by Todd English- Pizza restaurant at 42 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114, United States.

Olives Restaurant in DC. Todd English Food Hall at Financial Centre Rd, Dubai- United Arab Emirates.

Chef Todd English’s Olives in Venetian village at the Ritz- Carlton, Abu Dhabi, 3rd St- Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Todd English Food Hall at SM Aura Premier.

Todd English’s Books.

So far, Todd English has authored seven books, which include; The Olives Table, The Fig’s table, Cooking in every day, The Olives dessert table, The Air Fryer Cookbook, Todd English Rustic Pizza and Todd English’s rustic Pasta.


Todd English was born on August 29, 1960, in Amarillo, Texas. That means he is currently 59 years old. He grew up in Springs, Georgia, with his younger sister Wendy English. Sadly, his mom Patty English parted ways with his dad. The divorce occurred when Todd was only 8 years old.

Todd English Criminal Record.

Following a drunk driving arrest in 2014, Todd English was released on a $1500 cash bail. This was in Southampton town.

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