Kenny Gilbert

Chef Kenny Gilbert is best known for his appearance on “Top Chef” Season seven, where he instantly become one of the most likable cheftestants to date. Throughout his career, Kenny has traveled the world, staging in some of the top restaurants in Japan, Spain, France and the Caribbean.

He has cooked at the James Beard House, participated in wine & food festivals around the country, cooked for the Sports Illustrated Super Bowl party and appeared on the “Today Show,” “CBS Saturday Morning,” Jacksonville’s FOX 30, the LA Times, and as a contestant on Food Network’s “Cutthroat Kitchen.” Kenny has cooked for the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King, Stedman Graham, Samuel L. Jackson and A.J Calloway, just to name a few.

In March 2015, Kenny opened Gilbert’s Underground Kitchen with his wife Anna. UK serves seasonal deep southern cuisine and is located in Fernandina Beach, FL.