Chef Allen Susser
Chef / Owner of Chef Allen’s Modern Seafood Grill
He is a prestigious James Beard Award winner and received an honorary Doctorate of Culinary Arts from Johnson and Wales University. Allen is currently the spokesman for the National Mango Board, and serves on the executive board of the Miami –Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association. Allen was Chef of the Year for Share Our Strength for his community involvement to End Childhood Hunger, as well as currently active on the Board of Feeding South Florida. Advisory member of the James Beard Foundation, The Florida Commissioner's Seafood and Aquaculture Committee, and serves on the National Board of Directors for the American Institute of Wine and Food. He is the original author of New World Cuisine and Cookery (Doubleday, 1995), The Great Citrus Book (Ten Speed Press, 1997) and The Great Mango Book, (Ten Speed Press, 2001). He publishes a monthly e-newsletter Savvy at www.chefallens.com.