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List Rules People on this list must have gone to California Culinary Academy and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from California Culinary Academy, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from California Culinary Academy include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished California Culinary Academy alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended California Culinary Academy are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from California Culinary Academy.

This list has a variety of graduates, like Charlie Trotter and Jerry Traunfeld, in it.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to California Culinary Academy?” and “Which celebrities are California Culinary Academy alumni?”
Charlie Trotter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous California Culinary Academy Alumni
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Charles "Charlie" Trotter was an American chef and restaurateur. ...more

Profession: Restaurateur, Author, Chef

Age: Died at 54 (1959-2013)

Birthplace: Wilmette, Illinois, United States of America

Credits: My Best Friend's Wedding, The Kitchen Sessions with Charlie Trotter

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Alessandro Stratta is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous California Culinary Academy Alumni
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Alessandro Stratta is a celebrity chef and restaurateur of mixed Italian and French heritage. Stratta played the role of Iron Chef Italian on the television show Iron Chef USA. He was the recipient of the James Beard Foundation award for Best Chef Southwest in 1998 and was executive chef and owner ...more

Profession: TV chef, Chef

Age: 52

Birthplace: Marquette, Wisconsin, USA

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Juan-Carlos Cruz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous California Culinary Academy Alumni
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Juan-Carlos Cruz is a celebrity chef and the former host of Calorie Commando and Weighing In on the Food Network. Cruz lost 43 pounds on the Discovery Health Channel show Discovery Health Body Challenge, which encouraged him to change directions from being a pastry chef to do low-calorie ...more

Profession: TV chef, Chef

Age: 55

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Jerry Traunfeld is an American chef and author who served as the executive chef of The Herbfarm restaurant in Woodinville, Washington from July 1990 to November 2007. Prior to that he was the executive chef of the Alexis Hotel in Seattle and a pastry chef at Jeremiah Tower's Stars in San ...more

Profession: Chef

Age: 58

Birthplace: New York, United States of America

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