On September 9, Aaron Grissom, former candidate for the Top Chef show in the United States, died at the age of 34 after a serious motorcycle accident.

The Top Chef family is in mourning. On September 9, relatives ofAaron Grissom announced the tragic death of the 34-year-old Chef who participated in the twelfth season of the American edition of the culinary competition. An accidental death for the former candidate, who succumbed to his injuries after a serious motorcycle accident near Chambers Bay in Washington. Founder of the ramen restaurant named Moshi Moshi, the cook had left his establishment a few months ago to cook for artists during their tours, like singer Billie Eilish.

Work interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, which Aaron Grissom spent in Mexico with his girlfriend. It was only recently that he returned to Washington to find his relatives. “I think he had a bright future ahead of him,” one of his friends told The News Tribune. “He was always learning to do something. He lived his life to the full.”

The Top Chef team pays tribute to the former candidate

If he had been eliminated in the fifth episode of Top Chef, Aaron Grissom had marked the spirits. So much so that the show did not fail to pay tribute to him. “Bravo and the Top Chef family are saddened to learn of the passing of Season 12: Boston Chef Aaron Grissom,” a representative told People in a statement. “Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends.” After his stint at Top Chef, Aaron Grissom partnered with bartender Colin Smith to open a second outpost of Dirty Oscar’s Annex in Montana in 2016. The restaurant closed in 2018.

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