Current Residency: Philadelphia, PA & Washington, D.C.
Occupation: Owner Carroll Couture Cuisine; Partner & Co-Executive Chef Spice Finch
A finalist on “Top Chef” Season 6 in Las Vegas, Jennifer Carroll splits her time between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., and is the owner of Carroll Couture Cuisine, her catering and consulting company that has been traveling worldwide, creating fun and delicious experiences for nearly a decade. In 2018, Jennifer and her fiancé opened Spice Finch in her hometown of Philadelphia, where they curate contemporary Mediterranean dishes. Carroll has worked in some of the countries most celebrated restaurants, spending nine years under three Star Michelin Chef Eric Ripert at Le Bernardin and his Philadelphia restaurant 10 Arts. Jennifer has also worked alongside Chef Marcus Samuelsson at the Red Rooster in Harlem and led the opening of his Bermuda restaurant, Samuelsson at Hamilton Princess. Jennifer later moved to D.C. to open Requin. She contributes to many charitable causes, including The American Brain Foundation, Alex's Lemonade Stand, No Kid Hungry, and many more. Addicted to the rush of the competition, Jennifer Carroll is back for one more go after competing on Season 6 in Las Vegas, Season 8: All Stars, "Top Chef Duels" and on Season 15 in Colorado through “Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen.”