Category Archives: ABOUT RICK BAYLESS

Awards and Affiliations

Frontera sprang from Rick's mind, his passion and ability to straddle two cultures and his love of everything that is vivid, bold and spirited. His knack for translating all things Mexican—from language to flavors to music to scholarly research—means he has brought Mexico to us, without giving up one iota of authenticity. That’s why everything he … Continue reading Awards and Affiliations

Meet Rick Bayless

Most people know Rick Bayless from winning the title of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters, beating out the French and Italian with his authentic Mexican cuisine. His highly rated Public Television series, Mexico–One Plate at a Time,  is broadcast coast to coast and has earned him multiple Daytime Emmy nominations for Best Culinary Host. Rick has … Continue reading Meet Rick Bayless

Recent Press

ON RICK: Rick Bayless Training Low-Income Students for Food-Biz Careers Crain’s Chicago Business, October 2017 Rick Bayless Cocktail Raising Funds for Mexico Earthquake Relief Chicago Tribune, October 2017 Bayless on Topolo’s James Beard Award: ‘Like a Great Big Hug’ Chicago Tribune, May 2017 Rick Bayless Celebrates 30 Years of Frontera Grill WBEZ Chicago, April 2017 … Continue reading Recent Press

Rick Bayless FAQ

Click on any question below to view the answer. Don’t see your question listed? Write to us at faq@rickbayless.com. We’d love to hear from you. Where can I find information about equipment used in the television show? Stove: Combination gas and electric with a built-in grill/griddle made by FiveStar. Outdoor Grill:  Rick uses a  hybrid grill, … Continue reading Rick Bayless FAQ

Rick’s Travel Guides

If you follow Rick on Twitter, you know that he's always moving. He's in Mexico several times a year, of course, but he's also everywhere else: Tokyo, Paris, Istanbul, New York. He returns from these trips full of stories (and Instagram pics); find them below, and use them for inspiration for your next trip. Lima, … Continue reading Rick’s Travel Guides

The Bayless Gardens

If you’re traversing the city’s 606 elevated park in Bucktown and look down to see a spectacularly lush and colorful landscape, you’ve found the Bayless Gardens. The sun-soaked 1000 square-foot backyard area is the main production garden where 13 raised planter beds produce a bounty of specialty salad greens, edible flowers and herbs destined for … Continue reading The Bayless Gardens

Upcoming Appearances

Check back to catch Rick live—or on TV—at one of these upcoming appearances: