American chef known to television audiences as the winner of the sixth season of Bravo's Top Chef. After appearing on the show, he founded the Los Angeles restaurant ink. and appeared as a judge on Top Chef Canada.
He did not attend culinary school. Instead, he attended The Greenbrier's renowned apprentice program.
He appeared as a chef in the 2014 film About Last Night.
He competed against his brother, Bryan Voltaggio, on Top Chef. He was previously married to Kerri Adams, with whom he has daughters named Olivia and Sophia.
He was judged by Tom Colicchio on Top Chef.