Nisha Rathode (Editor)

Tiffany Derry

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Full Name  Tiffany Derry
TV shows  Hungry Investors
Spouse  Mark Mitchell (m. 2010)
Role  chef
Name  Tiffany Derry

Tiffany Derry smiling with crossed arms on her chest, with short wavy hair, and wearing a black chef gown with white prints.

Born  December 26, 1982 (age 40) (1982-12-26) Beaumont, Texas U.S.
Education  The Art Institute of Houston (2003)

Similar  Richard Blais, Carla Hall, Dale Talde


Celebrity chef tiffany derry ribeye steak

Tiffany Derry (born December 26, 1982) is an American chef based in Dallas, Texas. She is well known for her appearances on Top Chef and Spike TV's "Hungry Investors" in 2014.


Poster of Hungry Investors featuring Tiffany Derry smiling while holding a knife and a sharpening rod, with shoulder-length hair and wearing a white chef gown with her name on it and black pants.

Hungry investors tiffany derry shocked by restaurant dish


Tiffany Derry smiling, with short wavy hair, wearing earrings and a black chef gown.

Derry was born in Beaumont, Texas and graduated from The Art Institute of Houston in 2003 with an Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts. Derry competed in Top Chef Season 7 in Washington, D.C. and won fan favorite after placing fifth. She also competed among the All-Star chefs in Season 8 and finished fourth as a finalist.

Tiffany Derry smiling with crossed arms on her chest while in the kitchen, with short hair and wearing a white chef gown with her name on it.

Derry was the chef and owner of "Private|Social" in Dallas from 2011 to 2013. In 2012, Derry founded her professional website promoting her culinary career and her restaurant, "Private|Social." She is in the process of opening her own restaurant in her hometown of Beaumont. Derry appeared on an episode of Spike TV's Bar Rescue in June 2013, and has appeared in a commercial promoting her alma mater, "The Art Institute of Houston".

Tiffany Derry with a tight-lipped smile, short hair, wearing a white halter dress, bracelet, a ring, and light brown heels.

In November 2013, she was the day's winner on an episode of Food Network's Cutthroat Kitchen and she currently appears on the Spike TV series Hungry Investors, which debuted in 2014. Derry serves as a part of a three-person team, headed by host Jon Taffer, that evaluates struggling restaurants to determine their investment potential. In addition, she appears on the Spike series Bar Rescue as one of Taffer's food consultants, helping to improve the menus and kitchen operations of failing bars.

Derry is also working with the Dallas Independent School District to improve their school lunch program in order to provide healthier options.


In 2013, Derry was awarded the Hall of Fame by the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities.


Tiffany Derry Wikipedia