Scott Conant

Born Feb 19, 1971

Scott Conant is an American chef, restaurateur, food personality, and cookbook author.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Scott Conant.


1971 Birth Born on February 19, 1971.


1995 24 Years Old In 1995, Cesare Casella selected him to be chef de cuisine at Il Toscanaccio, an Upper East Side Tuscan-style restaurant. … Read More
2000 29 Years Old Conant and his modern take on Italian cuisine got the attention of New Yorkers, earning him a loyal following and a glowing two-star review from The New York Times in 2000.


2002 31 Years Old In September 2002, Conant opened L’Impero in Tudor City. … Read More
2004 33 Years Old A year later, Conant’s signature pastas appeared on the cover of Food & Wine, and the magazine went on to name Conant one of America’s “Best New Chefs” in 2004. … Read More
Conant married his wife, Meltem, in Bodrum, Turkey, in 2007. … Read More
2008 37 Years Old In November 2008, Conant opened a second restaurant in the Fontainebleau Miami Beach in Miami Beach, Florida, where it received four stars from the Miami Herald.
In June 2010, Conant announced he was planning on opening two new restaurants in Las Vegas later that year at The Cosmopolitan.


2014 43 Years Old In September 2014, Empire Resorts announced that Conant plans to open Impero Steak by Scott Conant - an elegant and modern Italian steakhouse - at the proposed Montreign Resort Casino in the Catskills.
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