Nancy Silverton is co-owner of Osteria Mozza, Pizzeria Mozza, and chi SPACCA in Los Angeles. Silverton also founded world-renowned La Brea Bakery as well as Campanile restaurant, an institution that Angelenos cherished for decades. A lifelong Angeleno, Nancy is one of the most respected and beloved chefs in America.
In 2014, she received the highest honor given by the James Beard Foundation, the award for “Outstanding Chef.” That year, she was listed as one of the Most Innovative Women in Food and Drink by both Fortune and Food & Wine Magazines. In 2017, Nancy was profiled in an episode of Netflix’s award-winning docu-series Chef’s Table.
Nancy is the author of ten cookbooks including Desserts (1986), Breads from the La Brea Bakery (1996), Pastries from the La Brea Bakery (2000), Nancy Silverton’s Sandwich Book (2005), The Mozza Cookbook (2011), and Mozza at Home (2016).
Nancy is active in fundraising for numerous charities including No Kind Hungry and Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.