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Chef Kevin D’Andrea Wiki, Age, Top Chef, Nationality

Kevin D’Andrea Biography – Kevin D’Andrea Wiki

Kevin D’Andrea is a French chef and a contestant on Season 21 of Top Chef on Bravo. He is currently the Executive Chef and owner of Foliepop’s, a French bakery in Austin, TX.

A finalist on “Top Chef France” in 2015, Kévin D’Andrea started cooking at a young age and had the privilege of training under the guidance of the legendary Michelin Star Chef Alain Llorca at Hôtel Belles Rives in the picturesque French Riviera.

Subsequently, he worked alongside one of the world’s most renowned chefs, Chef Alain Ducasse, at Hôtel Plaza Athénée in Paris. He also honed his skills at the prestigious Michelin three-star restaurant Le Meurice alongside the accomplished Yannick Alléno.

Later, he ventured to London where he contributed his expertise to the iconic restaurant Bob Bob Ricard before establishing his own restaurant, Mensae, in Paris, according to his Bravo biography.

Driven to pursue the American dream, he left his career in France for Houston, where he served as the Executive Chef for La Villa. During this time, he developed a fondness for Texas, which led him to move to Austin for Foliepop, where he is currently the Executive Chef. Initially envisioned as a French food street cafe, it has since evolved into a thriving business-to-business kitchen that provides elegant French pastries to top-tier venues.

Kevin D’Andrea Age

Chef Kevin D’Andrea was born in Oloron-Sainte-Marie, France.

Kevin D’Andrea Wife

Top Chef finalist Kevin D’Andrea is married to his wife Kimberly Fearon, a realtor in Austin, TX.

Kevin D’Andrea Top Chef

French chef Kevin D’Andrea is set to appear on Season 21 of Bravo’s Top Chef. The season is set in Milwaukee and Madison, Wisc. It’s the first season without longtime host Padma Lakshmi, who has been succeeded by former contestant Kristen Kish, along with two judges, celebrity chef Tom Colicchio and food writer Gail Simmons.

Knowing what it takes to reach the top in the competition series, Kevin is looking forward to competing on “Top Chef” and plans to showcase his French techniques with influences he’s picked up from traveling the world.

In the cooking reality series, Kevin is joined by fellow Austin chef Amanda Turner of downtown Southern restaurant Olamaie. The other talented chefs competing on Top Chef Season 21 include Kaleena Bliss, Alisha Elenz, Danny Garcia, Valentine Howell Jr., Dan Jacobs, Manny Barella Lopez, Savannah Miller, David Murphy, Kenny Nguyen, Laura Ozyilmaz, Charly Pierre, Rasika Venkatesa and Michelle Wallace.

Kevin D’Andrea Nationality

Top Chef contestant Kevin D’Andrea is of French nationality.


Kevin D’Andrea’s Instagram handle is kevindandrea.