American Chef Richard Blais’ estimated net worth is above $5 million.
The chef has made a fortune over the course of his more than 20-year career in the food industry, which began in 2000 when he opened his own restaurant, Fishbone.
He is currently the owner of four restaurants in California & Florida and a television personality. Richard has made a name for himself in the culinary world as one of the smartest and hardest-working chefs currently working.
He is currently judging Gordon Ramsay’s Next Level Chef alongside, Gordon and Nyesha.
Richard Blais’ Net Worth In 2022
Richard Blais is a celebrity chef with an estimated net worth of over $5 million as of 2022.
The winner of Bravo’s Top Chef All-Stars has been in the hospitality industry for the past 15 years. On his Instagram, he frequently posts photos from his opulent lifestyle, which mainly includes golfing and tours.
Observing his golf practice on Instagram, people frequently mistook him for PGA training.
Blais is a regular on the Food Network, appearing on a variety of shows. He currently owns over four restaurants including, Ember & Rye, Four Flamingos, Juniper and Ivy, and The Crack Shack.
Richard Blais’ Career
Richard Blais began his career at McDonald’s, just like any other aspiring chef. He first experimented with deconstruction in the kitchen here, serving Filet-O-Fish sandwiches without the top bun.
He attended The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, as a result of his growing interest in both food and the service sector.
During his time in college, he worked under renowned Chef Thomas Keller at the French Laundry in Yountville, California. He also met rising culinary stars Grant Achatz and Eric Ziebold.
Blais graduate with a CIA degree and joined Chef Daniel Boulud’s renowned Restaurant, Daniel in New York. His wildly inventive approach to cooking and food led to the founding of Trail Blais.
It is a cutting-edge culinary firm that has advised on, created, and run some of Atlanta’s most well-known restaurants, including multiple locations of Flip Burger Boutique and HD-1.
He owns Juniper & Ivy in San Diego and The Spence in midtown Atlanta, where he offers a sophisticated take on American cuisine.
Blais is also an author whose third book, This Isn’t It But It’s is coming soon. His first book is Try This at Home: Recipes from My Head to Your Plate and his second book is So Good..100 Recipes from My Kitchen To Yours.
He has made numerous television appearances, including those on Guy’s Grocery Games, Halloween Baking Championship, Hungry Games, Cutthroat Kitchen: Superstar Sabotage, and many others.
Similarly, the Today Show, Good Morning America, The Rachael Ray Show, The Chew, Live! with Kelly and Michael, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon are just a few of the talk shows on which Richard has made an appearance.
How Much Money Does Richard Blais Make?
Richard Blais has accumulated a fortune from his more than two decades of career in the food industry.
His primary source of income is his four restaurants, Four Flamingos, Ember & Rye, Juniper And Ivy, and The Crack Shack in different locations in the US.
Ember & Ivy is undergoing a $50 million renovation, which includes the restaurant.
Blais’ most recent eatery is Flamingos which is located at Boulevard Orlando, FL. Similarly, his former restaurant, The Crack Shack, has several outlets all over the nation including, Orange County and Los Angeles.
He announced on Instagram his forthcoming restaurant, California English at Sorrento Mesa in San Diego California next year.
Some other source of his income is his television shows. Blais is a staple chef on Food Network who frequently participates in and judges Guy’s Grocery Games.
In addition to that, he also hosted Halloween Baking Championship and Hungry Games on the Food Network. The annual salary of the Food Network chef is predicted to be in the range of $35,500 and $69,500.
Food Network celebrities like Guy Fieri, Bobby Flay, and Ree Drummond are earning in millions hosting their television programs (US Magazine). Perhaps one day he will earn as much as they do, if not more.
His most recent appearance on Gordon Ramsay’s Next Level Chef was as a judge. In the Masterchef and Masterchef Junior series, he also serves as a judge on a regular basis.
Blais also made additional income from his books, Try This At Home and So Good… 100 Recipes From My Kitchen To Yours which are available on Amazon.