Tom Colicchio Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Tom Colicchio Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9½ in
Weight 78 kg
Date of Birth August 15, 1962
Zodiac Sign Leo
Spouse Lori Silverbush

Tom Colicchio is a talented American celebrity chef, TV personality, and entrepreneur. He has appeared on Bravo reality TV show Top Chef and Best New Restaurant. He has founded restaurants like Gramercy Tavern in New York City, and Crafted Hospitality, which includes Craft (NYC and Los Angeles), Riverpark (NYC), Temple Court (NYC), Craftsteak (MGM Grand Las Vegas), Heritage Steak (Mirage Las Vegas), and Small Batch (Long Island) restaurants.

Born Name

Thomas Patrick Colicchio

Nick Name

Tommy, Tom

Tom Colicchio at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival
Tom Colicchio at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival (David Shankbone / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Tom Colicchio attended Elizabeth High School, graduating in 1980.

Occupation

Celebrity Chef, TV Personality, Entrepreneur

Family

  • Father – Thomas Colicchio
  • Mother – Beverly Colicchio
  • Siblings – Phil Colicchio (Brother), Mike Colicchio (Brother)

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 9½ in or 176.5 cm

Weight

78 kg or 172 lbs

Tom Colicchio as seen in June 2018
Tom Colicchio as seen in June 2018 (Tom Colicchio / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Tom Colicchio has dated –

  1. Lori Silverbush (2001-Present) – Tom and Lori got married on September 14, 2001. They have 2 sons together named Luka Colicchio (b. 2009) and Mateo Colicchio (b. 2011).
  2. He has an older son named Dante Colicchio (b. 1993) from a previous relationship.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of Italian origin.

Hair Color

Bald

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Tom Colicchio in an Instagram post as seen in July 2019
Tom Colicchio in an Instagram post as seen in July 2019 (Tom Colicchio / Instagram)

Distinctive Features

  • Prominent head
  • Long pointed nose

Brand Endorsements

Tom Colicchio has done endorsement work for brands like Diet Coke cola.

Tom Colicchio Favorite Things

  • Bourbon – Kentucky Owl and Weller
  • Three Cooking Tools Or Gadgets – Ten-inch chef’s knife, Peppermill, and Kitchen Scissors
  • Music To Play in Kitchen – Reggae
  • Quick Dinner Dish – Linguine with clam sauce

Source – TheTravelAddict.com, Diner’s Journal, Food Network

Tom Colicchio as seen in March 2015
Tom Colicchio as seen in March 2015 (TEDx Manhattan / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Tom Colicchio Facts

  1. At the age of 15, he realized that he could be a chef.
  2. The first restaurant he worked at was named Evelyn’s in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
  3. As of December 2019, he has received the James Beard Foundation Medals for his cooking accomplishment 5 times.
  4. He does not like eating okra and the Great Mountain yams for their slimy texture.
  5. He founded the Gramercy Tavern in New York City in 1994.
  6. One of his fondest food memory as a kid was going fishing with his grandfather in summer and eating together as a family.
  7. If he could do a cooking and music duet, he would love to do it with guitar player David Bromberg.
  8. The first concert he ever went to was Led Zeppelin in the Garden in 1977.
  9. The book that has the most significant impact on him is La Technique by Jacques Pepin.
  10. His first (Michelin) three-star dining experience was at the celebrated French chef Michel Guerard’s restaurant, Les Prés d’Eugénie, a Relais & Chateaux property.
  11. According to Tom, the most overrated seasonings are truffle oil and micro-greens, while the underrated seasonings are salt and pepper.
  12. His guilty secret ingredient is Ketchup.
  13. One important rule of conduct or etiquette in his kitchen that he enforces above all others is to clean up their own mess.
  14. His final meal before he dies would be his mom’s gravy (Italian red sauce).
  15. He saved the life of cookbook author Joan Nathan when she began choking on a piece of chicken in 2009.

Featured Image by David Shankbone / Flickr / CC BY-2.0

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