Kristen Kish is a chef best known for her 2012 victory on Bravo’s famous reality show Top Chef. She has worked in a number of prestigious restaurants, including Sensing by Michelin-starred Chef Guy Martin and Barbara Lynch’s Stir and Menton.
She opened her own restaurant, Arlo Grey, in Austin, Texas, in 2018 after years of experience working at some of the greatest restaurants in the United States. Additionally, Kristen is the author of Kristen Kish Cooking: Techniques and Recipes: A Cookbook (2017).
Fiancee of Kristen Kish
Bianca, the Top Chef winner’s girlfriend, is engaged to her. On 29th September 2019, she announced the news on Instagram. She shared a selfie of herself and Bianca sipping coffee and flaunting their engagement rings.
The photograph was captioned as follows:
“She said YES to a lifetime of Sunday morning coffee dates and bed head. #engaged #sheismagical”
Kristen shared her first photo with Bianca before officially announcing the engagement. In June 2019, she was photographed walking alongside her lover, whom she dubbed her ‘Forever Date.’
Taking the First Step
Kristen came out on 28 March 2014, following the announcement of her one-year anniversary with her then-girlfriend, Jacqueline Westbrook.
In a 2017 interview with Windy City Times, the chef gave details of her coming out journey. She stated that it was fascinating and proceeded.
Kristen stated that she had previously come out to close friends and family but didn’t believe anyone cared.
Kristen Kish’s Date of Birth and Family
Kristen Kish was born on 1 December 1983 in Seoul, South Korea. On 25th April 1984, she came to Detroit from Seoul at the age of four months. In Kentwood, Michigan, she was adopted by a family. Additionally, she has a brother.
- She studied at Chicago’s Le Cordon Bleu.
- Kristen defeated Brooke Williamson in the Top Chef finale.
- During her senior year of high school, the chef modeled.
- She is the second female chef to take home the title of Top Chef.