The Season 12 Top Chef contestant, Aaron Grissom died in a motorcycle accident on September 8, 2020.
Reportedly, the tragedy took place in Chambers Bay, Washington as Aaron lost control of his 2018 Suzuki GSX-R750 after striking a curb in a roundabout. Pierce County Medical examiner stated that Aaron’s death was due to “blunt force injuries” during the crash.
We express our condolences to his family and friends.
Here is a short wiki we prepared about Aaron’s life journey, in his honor.
Aaron Grissom Age, Birthday
Aaron Grissom was born on March 6, 1986. This made him 34 years of age as he left this word in 2020.
Corresponding to his birthday, Aaron was of Pisces zodiac.
As for his hobby, Aaron was passionate about cooking (especially Asian and new American cuisine) and bikes; which unfortunately became the reason for his death.
Aaron Grissom Wiki — Parents, Siblings, Hometown
Aaron Grissom grew up in his hometown Tacoma, Washington. And it wasn’t until mid-2013, he arrived in Los Angeles.
Reportedly, he was a resident of University Place, Washington before 2020.
As of Aaron’s parents and siblings, they were grieving the loss of a wonderful son and a brother.
According to “mylife.com“, Aaron’s family, friends, associates & neighbors included Gina Hughes, April Spratlen, Susan York, Allison Grissom, and Gyle Mcdaniel.
Also, they added Aaron’s full name was Anthony Anthony Grissom and his ethnicity is Caucasian.
For all we know, Aaron was a kind chef who believed that cooking was something all people share. Regardless of ethnicity, culture, or heritage, everyone came together as one at the dinner table.
Furthermore, his kindness has saved the life of his business partner, Yu Nanakornphanom. Reportedly, Aaron donated his kidney to Yu who suffered from Diabetes and wasn’t doing well.
Just in case you don’t know, Yu Nanakornphanom and Aaron worked together on his ramen bar Moshi Moshi. And they were both of Type O blood group.
Saddened by Aaron’s death, Yu spoke,
“I think he had a good future ahead of him. He’s always learning to do something. He lived his life fully.”
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Height, Weight, Tattoos
Aaron Grissom was a handsome man who stood tall at height around 5 feet 8 inches (172.72 cm) and weight around 78 kg (171.96 lbs).
Talking about his tattoos, Aaron had tattooed his right hand with some Latin worlds in uppercase Latin fonts.
Social Media Reach: IG, Twitter, FB
Before September 2020, Aaron entertained 370 followers over twitter @ChefGrissom. His twitter bio stated,
“I’m a FREELANCE Top Chef, looking for a place to call home…”
Also, find him on Facebook @ChefGrissom and his Instagram account wasn’t found.
Aaron Grissom Net Worth, Top Chef, Career
Aaron Grissom’s net worth as under $1.25 million in 2020.
As for his job, we know that Aaron was a brilliant chef. He worked as executive chef for Bow & Truss, Dirty Oscar’s Annex, and Moshi Moshi.
And in 2019 after leaving Moshi Moshi, Aaron began cooking for touring singers, including Billie Eilish.
Also, Aaron published a few cookbooks including Mexikosher: More Than 100 Original and Mexican-Inspired Kosher Recipes from a Top Chef.
Furthermore, Aaron’s career peaked as he appeared on Bravo TV’s Top Chef: Boston in 2014. After his death, Bravo shared its condolence over their website. They wrote.
“Bravo and the Top Chef family are saddened to learn about the passing of Chef Aaron Grissom from Season 12: Boston. Our deepest sympathy goes out to his family and friends.”
Moreover, Aaron wasn’t the first chef that Bravo lost in 2020. Top Chef Masters season 3 winner Floyd Cardoz also passed away in March after testing positive for coronavirus.
Aaron Grissom Wife, Girlfriend, Kids
Aaron Grissom was in a relationship before he passed away. Reportedly, he was living with his partner amid the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.
While “US Magazine” stated that Aaron was living with his girlfriend, “Fox News” believed it was his wife. However, Aaron’s girlfriend/wife had yet to reveal herself as of September 2020.
Previously, Aaron was arrested and booked on suspicion of Domestic Violence against his girlfriend on November 4, 2014. Allegedly, he pushed his girlfriend so hard that she suffered a knee injury during an argument.
The incident was recorded in the Los Angeles Area of the San Fernando Valley. Reportedly, Aaron was released after posting $50,000 bail.
So, could this be the same girlfriend he was living with, in 2020?
Information about his kids wasn’t available.
Last modified: September 12, 2020