About Executive Chef Abraham

For the past 2 years, Abraham Conlon has been the Owner/Executive Chef at Fat Rice in beautiful Chicago. The restaurant holds up to 100 guests and specializes in Macanese, Portuguese, Chinese cuisine. With over 10 years of experience, Abraham wows us with a signature dish ""Arroz Gordo" A.K.A. Fat Rice".

Press & Awards

Fat Rice 2014 James Beard Award Semi Finalist 2013 Bon Appetit Magazine #4 Best New Restaurant 2013 Jean Banchet Award - Best New Restaurant 2013 TimeOut Chicago - Best New Restaurant Augustine’s at Fredericksburg Square AAA Four Diamond Award 2006 and 2007 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2006 Top Ten Restaurants in Northern Virginia 2006 - Northern Virginia Magazine

Abraham's Bio

As chef and owner of Fat Rice, Abraham Conlon has quickly been recognized as one of the Chicago’s top chefs. He has received awards and recognition from James Beard, Jean Banchet, Bon Appetite Magazine, Food & Wine magazine and many others. At Fat Rice Chef Conlon specializes in the food of Macau, combining the cuisine of his Portuguese roots along with his penchant for Asian flavors and techniques. He is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York and was the youngest chef to be awarded a Four Diamond rating by the AAA in 2005. Prior to the opening of Fat Rice in 2012, Chef Conlon ran the very successful underground dining group, X-marx, which gained a following of over 5,000 people, many of whom continue to patronize his restaurant.

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