Andrew Curren at 24 Diner

About Andrew Curren

ANDREW CURREN is a graduate of Texas A&M University and a valedictorian graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in New York. He worked with internationally renowned restaurateurs Danny Meyer and Jonathan Waxman while in NYC over a seven-year period, where he helped develop Barbuto and Madaleine Mae. He studied culinary arts and interned in Italy, Vietnam and Mexico. Drew is a two-time nominee for Food & Wine’s “People’s Best New Chef,” competed on “Top Chef: Texas” and is included in multiple editions of Best Chefs America.


  • Contestant
    Top Chef
  • Best Grilled Cheeses in the U.S. (24 Diner)
    Food & Wine
  • Nominee for People's Best New Chef
    Food & Wine
  • Mayor named November 30th Andrew Curren Day

My Restaurants

  • 24 Diner
    600 N Lamar Blvd #G
    Austin, TX
  • Arro
    601 W 6th St
    Austin, TX

Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

Chef Andrew Curren reviews  at
"Eating healthier for your New Year’s Resolution? Go for a Chopped Salad with romaine, smoked turkey, chicken, country ham, egg, bacon, avocado, Gorgonzola, cherry tomatoes, croutons and buttermilk dressing! #choppedsalad #salad #atxsalad"
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Chef Andrew Curren reviews  at
"Cozy up to our Potato and Leek Soup special today! Made with garlic, celery & cream and garnished with black pepper croutons, chives, & smoked paprika. Available while supplies last! #potatoandleek #soup #potatoleeksoup #soupweather"
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From My Menu