Spike the Chef in the News
Spike the chef has been in the news several times this year. His latest venture is a new restaurant called Bearnaise.
It is located near the Good Stuff Eatery in Washington, D.C. Spike has also appeared on several television shows.
You can watch him on CBS’ The Early Show, The View, Rachael Ray, and more.
Spike Mendelsohn is a celebrity chef who has competed on Top Chef Chicago and Top Chef All-Stars. He was born in Montreal, Canada, and attended the Culinary Institute of America.
He also studied classic cuisine under Gerard Boyer at Les Crayeres in France.
Later, he worked under Thomas Keller at Bouchon and Le Cirque. In 2008, Spike opened Good Stuff Eatery in Washington, D.C.
Aside from his work in restaurants, Spike is also an entrepreneur and a food policy advocate.
In the past year, he has been in the news for co-founding two plant-based food companies.
In one of these companies, he developed burger recipes for Beyond Meat, a vegetarian burger that tastes like real meat.
In addition to being a Top Chef alum, Spike is also opening a vegan restaurant chain called PLNT Burger in Boston.
It’s a fast-growing chain of restaurants that feature Beyond Meat patties. The first location of PLNT Burger is set to open on April 22.