XO OUTDOOR COOKING
New Jersey native and leading pioneer in American cuisine, Chef David Burke,
becomes brand ambassador for XO Appliances
ABOUT DAVID BURKE
Entrepreneur of the Year 2021 New Jersey Award
Named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 New Jersey by Ernst & Young, Burke has restaurants at seven locations across New Jersey including Belmar, Sea Bright, Rumson and East Brunswick.
At just 26, Burke’s kitchen mastery won him the executive chef position of New York City’s legendary River Café. While there, he became the first American ever to win the prestigious Meilleurs Ouvriers de France Diplome d’Honneur, cementing his reputation as a leading international chef. He subsequently won Japan’s Nippon Award for Excellence, the Robert Mondavi Award of Excellence and two nominations for James Beard Best Chef.
Burke was also awarded a coveted three-star New York Times review for the River Café and later became a familiar guest on TV’s Top Chef