| Dale Levitski|
Dale Levitski is a self-taught American Chef.
Dale Levitski competed on Top Chef season 3. After having been one of the runners-up to Hung Huynh along with Casey Thompson Levitski was invited to compete again on Top Chef season 8 among the All-Stars. He was eliminated in the third episode.
After leaving the TV show it took Levitski 18 months to get going on his next project. "But he rebounded to open Sprout in 2009, garnering praise, three stars from the Chicago Tribune and a semifinalist nod from the James Beard foundation for Best Chef: Midwest, something that might be considered a coup considering the glut of competition in the brutally tough Chicago-centric category." A year after Sprout opened the restaurant received a three star rating from the Chicago Tribune and also was named by Chicago Magazine as a Best Restaurant. Levitski also opened a bistro called Frog n' Snail. Levitski started to have failing health due to the stress of the two restaurants. He decided to leave Chicago, and the two restaurants closed after his departure.
Levitski moved from Chicago to Nashville, Tennessee and opened a new restaurant called Sinema. The venue for the new restaurant is the old Melrose theater. Levitski "has been tied to three different best new restaurant awards by Chicago Magazine and has cooked twice at the James Beard House by invitation."
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