Dawn Burrell

Houston chef Dawn Burrell shares an easy recipe for Juneteenth

HOUSTON – If you’re getting together with family and friends to commemorate Juneteenth and need help with the menu, chef Dawn Burrell can help. The Bravo’s “Top Chef” Season 18 finalist and chef at the upcoming restaurant, Late August, showed us an easy and refreshing salad recipe to honor this special holiday.
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Dawn Burrell Brings Other Chefs To Tears With Her Top Chef Cuisine

The name Dawn Burrell may seem familiar to you because of her career as a track and field athlete in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Born in Philadelphia in 1973, Burrell began competing as a long jumper in 1991. For the next ten years, she took part in almost a dozen championships, including the Pan American Games, NCAA Track and Field Championships, USA Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field Championships, the Goodwill Games, IAAF Grand Prix Final, and the Olympics. Dawn Burrell's younger brother Leroy set the 100 meter dash world record twice.
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Upcoming Houston Food Events: Dinners with Dawn Burrell, Tamale Fest Returns

Mark your calendars because you don't want to miss these deliciously fun culinary happenings:. Chef Dawn Burrell's highly anticipated restaurant, Late August, isn't open yet but the James Beard Award-nominated chef and Top Chef Season 18 finalist is giving Houstonians the opportunity to preview what is to come at the new restaurant. Burrell will have a series of culinary events as part of Lucille's Hospitality Group's "The Twelve Days of Christmas". Along with a sneak peek into Late August's cuisine, Burrell will also be bringing in fellow competitors from Top Chef Portland to co-host the dinners. Late August is expected to open in spring 2022 at The Ion.

Why Top Chef Is So Different Now, According To Dawn Burrell

As a TV show, "Top Chef" is one of those names that has managed to remain popular among its viewers for several years. According to Mental Floss, the show has been on air since 2006 and is still a favorite among many cooking enthusiasts. It's way more complex than it looks, by the way.

Dawn Burrell Reveals How She Used Her Olympics Training on Top Chef

Dawn Burrell knows a thing or two about performing under pressure. We've watched her crush Quickfires and excel in Elimination Challenges in Season 18 of Bravo's Top Chef, earning a spot as one of the finalists of the competition in Portland. But long before Dawn was wowing Padma Lakshmi, Tom...

Dawn Burrell Did Houston Proud on Top Chef

Okay. Chef Dawn Burrell was not named Top Chef in the season 18 finale in Portland, Oregon. "I'm excited about the future and what's to come," Burrell tells Houstonia on Friday morning. "I hope people received (Top Chef) well and appreciated the way I was trying to show my skills."

‘Top Chef’s’ Dawn Burrell hates to show her flaws on TV. It won us over anyway

The following story contains spoilers from the season finale of “Top Chef: Portland.”. On the season finale of “Top Chef: Portland,” the remaining three chefs — Dawn Burrell, Shota Nakajima and Gabe Erales — were tasked with preparing, as host, judge and executive producer Padma Lakshmi put it, “the best four-course progressive meal of your lives.”

Houston Olympian Dawn Burrell not only in “Top Chef” finale, but also final two for show’s fan favorite

There is more than one way for Houston Olympian Dawn Burrell to emerge a winner after Thursday’s season finale of “Top Chef.”. Burrell has cooked her way into the final three chefs in Season 18 of the popular show where the winner could win $250,000. Burrell is one of two Texans in the final three, joining Austin-based chef Gabe Erales. Shota Nakajima rounds out the trio.

Houston Olympian Dawn Burrell qualifies for ‘Top Chef’ season finale

HOUSTON – Houstonian and 2000 Olympian Dawn Burrell has earned her way to the season finale of Bravo’s “Top Chef.”. Burrell has been a strong contestant in Season 18 of the show featuring some of the top chefs from around the country. A partner/executive chef of Lucille’s Hospitality Group and the soon-to-come restaurant Late August, Burrell’s background extends past the culinary world.