CHICAGO (CBS) — Many are mourning the loss of a beloved Chicago chef who won over hearts around the world.
Judson Todd Allen died Saturday of an apparent heart attack. He was a finalist on “The Next Food Network Star” program. He recently opened the West Loop restaurant Taste 222 and released a cookbook earlier this year.READ MORE: More Than 90% Of White Sox Players, Traveling Party Have Now Received COVID-19 Vaccine
He made a name for himself as “the architect of flavor” using unique spices to liven up healthy food options.
That method helped him lose 200 pounds almost a decade ago.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Spotty Showers Sunday Night, Monday
Allen was 36.
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