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Charlie Trotter

Charlie Trotter's home kitchen.  (Credit: Koenig & Strey)

Charlie Trotter’s Lincoln Park Home For Sale

The home of late celebrity chef Charlie Trotter was placed for sale this week.

02/06/2014

Charlie Trotter outside his now closed restaurant. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Medical Examiner Rules Chef Charlie Trotter Died From Stroke

Celebrity chef Charlie Trotter died earlier this month from a stroke, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office announced Monday.

11/25/2013

In what may have been in last public appearance, Charlie Trotter appeared at a culinary conference in Jackson Hole over the weekend. (Credit: Richard Ofstein MD, for Planet Jackson Hole)

Mourners Pay Tribute To Chef Charlie Trotter

Friends of Charlie Trotter gathered to celebrate the legendary chef’s career.

11/11/2013

Legendary Chicago chef Charlie Trotter calls it a career Friday night as he prepared to close his namesake gourmet restaurant for good. (CBS)

Trotter’s Wife Said Chef Treated For Seizures, Blood Pressure

The wife of Charlie Trotter says doctors discovered an aneurysm months before the acclaimed chef died and he was taking medicine to control seizures, his blood pressure and high cholesterol.

11/08/2013

In what may have been in last public appearance, Charlie Trotter appeared at a culinary conference in Jackson Hole over the weekend. (Credit: Richard Ofstein MD, for Planet Jackson Hole)

After Autopsy, Cause Of Charlie Trotter’s Death Remains Undetermined

The cause of Charlie Trotter’s death remained undetermined following an autopsy by the Cook County Medical Examiner.

11/06/2013

Charlie Trotter outside his now closed restaurant. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Restaurant Icon Charlie Trotter Dead

Iconic Chicago chef Charlie Trotter, whose namesake restaurant set a global standard for culinary excellence for a quarter century, has died.

11/05/2013

Charlie Trotter outside his now closed restaurant. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Students Accuse Chef Charlie Trotter Of Kicking Them Out

Celebrity chef Charlie Trotter left a group of After School Matters photography students scratching their heads Thursday night after they said he insulted them and kicked them out of his restaurant

08/30/2013

Charlie Trotter outside his now closed restaurant. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Trotter Sued For Allegedly Selling Phony $46K Wine

Bekim and Ilir Frrokaj, two wine collectors from New York, claim they paid Trotter $46,227.40 for a fake bottle of 1945 Domaine de la Romanee-Conti.

06/14/2013

Charlie Trotter outside his now closed restaurant. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Items Up For Bid At Charlie Trotter’s Restaurant

Everything in Charlie Trotter’s restaurant went on the auction block on Wednesday.

12/12/2012

The chef's table up for auction from the famed Charlie Trotter's restaurant. (Credit: Bunte Auction Services)

Charlie Trotter Restaurant Items Available At Auction

Charlie Trotter’s restaurant is no more, but later this week, you can own a piece of the place.

12/10/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: ‘Chicago Don’t Want No Fancy Frozen Fish’

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson hopes a bunch of phonies don’t open restaurants here in the wake of Chef Charlie Trotter’s upcoming retirement.

01/05/2012

Chef Charlie Trotter talks with CBS 2 about his retirement plans. (CBS)

Chef Charlie Trotter Says It’s Time To Retire, In His ‘Prime’

The man credited with helping foster Chicago’s reputation as a major food city is hanging up his white coat and tall puffy hat to pursue travel and academic interests.

01/02/2012

Chef Charlie Trotter  (Photo by Rob Loud/Getty Iages)

Charlie Trotter To Close His World-Renowned Chicago Eatery

Charlie Trotter is calling it quits.

01/01/2012

(credit: Chronicle Books)

Best Books By Chicago Chefs

Here, we list our favorite books by Chicago’s best chefs, some provide recipes, and all provide a glimpse into their personal lives outside the kitchen.

08/31/2011