Yup, we saw this coming. Graham Elliot exploded onto the national TV scene this year, and also bumped up a spot compared to last year’s poll. This is quite a feat considering that Graham is still not exactly a household name, and his popularity has increased even when then number of votes for Chub of the Year more than doubled between 2009 and 2010. The poll is just that competitive, but Graham’s talent, personality, exhibitionist tendencies, fashion sense, and drop-dead-gorgeous looks were more than enough to cement him in the pantheon of all time Chubarama favorites. Here’s to many more years of drooling over our favorite chef.
Yeah. Just posted to Twitter. This is the best thing to ever come out of Jersey Shore.
Do not hesitate, click through now.
How awesome! In a recent interview Chef Graham talked music, food, and his loyal bear/chub/chaser fan base here at Chubarama.
In other news, Graham is everywhere these days, both for his upcoming appearances on Fox’s MasterChef, and for taking Chicago Magazine to task a bit for, well, you can read about the whole thing here.
Video after the break, the Chubarama mention is in the 2nd clip around 7:20.
The two lads with him are the very talented musician Nakia, who you can find on Facebook and on his own official website, and Nakia’s gorgeous hubby Rob. Check out one more picture from the evening, and video of Nakia singing one of our all-time favorite songs, after the jump.
Our #6 Chub of the Year for 2009 is getting more famous by the day! Enjoy this excellent piece in BlackBook, which is one of the best write-ups we’ve ever seen our Chubarama’s favorite celebrity chef.
In other GEB news he’ll be making a return on the 2nd round of Top Chef Masters. Probably because everybody friggin’ loves the guy.