Curtis Duffy

My Venues


  • Three Stars (Grace)
    Michelin Guide
  • Four Stars (Grace, Avenues)
    Chicago Tribune
  • Nominee for Best Chef: Great Lakes
    James Beard Foundation
  • Nominee for Best New Restaurant (Grace)
    James Beard Foundation
  • AAA Five Diamond Award (Grace)
    American Automobile Association
  • 7 Hottest Chicago Openings
    Zagat Survey
  • Nominee for Best Chef
    Jean Banchet Awards for Culinary Excellence
  • Best New Restaurant (Grace)
    Chicago magazine
  • Chef of the Year
    Chicago Tribune
  • Restaurant of the Year (Grace)
    Jean Banchet Awards
  • Chef of the Year
    Jean Banchet Awards
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in Chicago

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

Spring is near....
"Spring is near...."
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The smell of the ingredients
"The smell of the ingredients here will change your life!!!"
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Chocolate  Pistachio, Meyer
"Chocolate Pistachio, Meyer Lemon, MINT"
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I'm always asked where I get
"I'm always asked where I get my inspiration. My answer is "the ingredients"! This is where every dish is conceptualized. farmerleejones"
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