Koren Grieveson Biography

Koren Grieveson is a professional cook, executive chef for “Avec” in Chicago, and a winner of the James Beard Award for the best chef from Angola. She has gotten under the spotlight of the mass media because of her romantic relationship with an American chef and TV personality Anne Burrell.

Koren Grieveson Age

Koren Grevson’s age has not been unveiled yet. We do now that she was born sometime in the early 1970s but the exact date and year are unknown.

Koren Grieveson Partner and Family

Koren was born and raised in South Africa. Actually, her father was in chicken business so they moved around a lot. Her family started in South Africa but had to move to Iran, Brazil, England and they finally settled in the United States. Any other information about her family is either well hidden from the public eye or just not present on the Internet.


Koren Grieveson and Anne Burrell

Koren is actually engaged to Anne Burrell. They began their romantic relationship in 2010 and got engaged in 2012. Her partner, Anne is born on September 21, 1969. She is a famous American chef, TV personality and was an instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City until 2007. When we talk about her TV performances, we can’t avoid talking (in this case writing) about her work in smaller roles in “reality TV” projects like Food Network’s show “Secrets of a Restaurant Chef and “Worst Cooks in America”.

Anne was also a part of the “Iron Chef America” series, “The Best Thing I Ever Ate”, and a contestant on the fourth season of The Food Network’s competition show, “The Next Iron Chef”.

In 2015 Anne won the fourth installment of the Chopped All-Stars tournament, thus winning $75,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. She also had her own show, “Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell during the 2012-2013 seasons.

Koren Grieveson’s partner Anne Burrell was born in Cazenovia, New York. She was in a Canisius College in Buffalo, New York. That is one of the 28 Jesuit institutions in the United States. Anne and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Communication back in 1991.

Koren Grieveson Career and Education

Koren graduated from “Culinary Institute of America”. We know nothing about her previous education. She began her career in the United States Military in which she served for nine years. Right after she left the army, she started cooking professionally. Her first job that is worth mentioning is at the Kahan’s Blackbird as a sous chef in 1998. Right after that, she became the chef de Cuisine of Avec. Parallel to that job, Koren worked as a floor manager for Avec. She worked there until 2012 when she decided to depart from that position and their management even had to publish an official note about her resignation.

“We are saddened to announce the departure of our longtime chef, partner, and friend Koren Grieveson. Her contributions to Avec have been substantial and our pride and respect for what we have accomplished together have been inspiring. Koren will be moving on, leaving a great legacy in her team at Avec. As she embarks on the next chapter of her culinary journey, she remains a friend and partner in Avec. We wish her all the best in her future endeavors.”

Quotation Source – ©Eater.

That is when she decided to move to her own business. There are rumors that she opened (or helped to open) a restaurant called “Claudette”. She also opened a restaurant and a gastro bar “Rusto” in 2007. But that was actually not enough for her. So she appeared in many reality TV shows like Top Chef, just to boost up her popularity. Unfortunately, the public eye is only interested in someone’s private life so she gained the most of her popularity when she started dating her fallow chef Anne Burrell.

You can follow her on Twitter.


Koren Grieveson

Koren Grieveson Ethnicity

Koren is white and she is a citizen of the United States of America. However, her ancestry leads all the way to the South Africa.

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Born:,in the early 1970s
Profession:,Professional cook
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Hair Color:,Dark Brown
Eye Color:,Brown
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Education:,Culinary Institute of America

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