Alinea was founded in 2005 by Chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas. 1 open jobs.

There were a few other fluxes in this year’s Michelin star ranking from last year; a total of 21 Chicago restaurants were awarded the honors versus 23 in 2011. When these elite chefs step into the kitchen, they don't see rules. When Grant Achatz, chef and restauranteur of Alinea walked onto the stage at Chefs Revolution in Zwolle there was a sense of anticipation among the audience. Award winning restaurant.

Grant Achatz (right) preparing the centre piece that was later set on fire during the presentation. Unique. Grant Achatz, chef and owner of Alinea, Chicago’s only three-Michelin-starred restaurant, saw his critically acclaimed sophomore effort snubbed today by France’s famous red guide. In the latest edition of the Michelin dining guide for Chicago 2020, Next is one of five new restaurants in the city to earn its first star.

That Achatz earned three Michelin stars delights me; that Trotter did not is saddening. They see possibilities. Featuring a single, seasonally driven tasting menu of between 18 and 22 courses, the experience of dining at Alinea is not only delicious, but also fun, emotional, and provocative. Two days of great presentations by some of the world’s most avant-garde chefs was coming to a close. Learn about Alinea - The Alinea Group at 1723 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614. Alinea received three Michelin stars in the company’s debut Chicago edition, an achievement that surprised few diners who have experienced the science-project cooking of Grant Achatz. Watch trailers & learn more. Gifted. Visionary. Achatz’s reputation is stellar and those that have worked for him stay in contact and consider him a friend. Grant Achatz remains king as Alinea is awarded the sole dignity of having three Michelin stars in Chicago, while last year’s co-champion, L20, fell down to one star with the transition of their executive chef. After eight years of being snubbed by the Michelin guides, celebrity chef Grant Achatz's Chicago restaurant Next, which changes menus every four months, has unlocked its first Michelin star.

They speak of him with deep admiration of an authentic and heartwarming kind.