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Daniel Humm

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**Career and Achievements:**
Daniel Humm received four stars from The New York Times.
– He won six James Beard Foundation Awards.
– Achieved three stars from the Michelin Guide.
– Ranked #1 on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants.
– Opened NoMad New York and NoMad Los Angeles.
– Purchased Eleven Madison Park in 2011.
– Opened critically acclaimed NoMad New York.
– Started Make It Nice group.
– Opened Davies and Brook in London.

**Plant-Based Cooking and Advocacy:**
Daniel Humm transitioned Eleven Madison Park to a plant-based menu in 2021.
– Authored ‘Eat More Plants’ in November 2023.
– Prefers the term ‘plant-based’ over ‘vegan’.
– Documented journey to plant-based cooking in his book.
– Left Claridges after proposing a vegan menu.

**Philanthropy and Social Initiatives:**
– Partnered with Rethink Food to provide meals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
– Launched Eleven Madison Home meal kit to fund meals for food-insecure New Yorkers.
– Started Eleven Madison Truck to serve meals in Bronx and Brooklyn.
– Each dinner purchased funds five free meals.
– Co-founder of Rethink Food for a more equitable food system.

**Awards, Recognition, and Media Coverage:**
Daniel Humm has won multiple James Beard Foundation Awards.
– Ranked in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list.
– Earned three Michelin Stars for Eleven Madison Park.
– NoMad New York received one Michelin Star.
– Media coverage by The New York Times, Eater NY, and The Wall Street Journal.
– Featured in various publications and recognized for his culinary achievements.

**Restaurant Ratings and Reviews:**
– Received Michelin stars for various restaurants like Eleven Madison Park, The NoMad, Blanca, Torrisi, and Atera.
– Notable reviews by food critics like Pete Wells and coverage by Forbes Travel Guide.
– NYC star ratings and reviews over the years, showcasing the success and recognition of Daniel Humm’s restaurants.

Daniel Humm (Wikipedia)

Daniel Humm (born September 21, 1976) is a Swiss plant-based chef and owner of Eleven Madison Park.

Daniel Humm
Born (1976-09-21) September 21, 1976 (age 47)
Strengelbach, Switzerland
SpouseGeneen Wright (div)
Culinary career
Current restaurant(s)

In 2003, Humm moved to the United States to become the executive chef at Campton Place in San Francisco where he received four stars from the San Francisco Chronicle. Three years later, he moved to New York to become the executive chef at Eleven Madison Park, and in 2011 he and his business partner Will Guidara purchased the restaurant from Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group. In 2017, Eleven Madison Park became number 1 on the World's 50 Best Restaurants.

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