Stephanie Izard

A 2011 F&W Best New Chef, Stephanie Izard is the chef of Girl & the Goat in Chicago. The season 4 winner of "Top Chef" and 2013 James Beard Award winner for Best Chef: Great Lakes, she also helms Little Goat, Duck Duck Goat, and Cabra,


Born in Illinois, Izard gained experience at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain in Paradise Valley, Arizona, and Christopher's Fermier Brasserie in Phoenix following culinary school in Scottsdale, and then returned to her home state to work at Vong, Spring, La Tache, and Scylla. She's published cookbooks, "Girl in the Kitchen" (2011) and "Gather & Graze" (2018).


Izard attended Le Cordon Bleu in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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