What happened to Nina from Top Chef?

Compton competed on Season 11 of Top Chef. She was the Top Chef, Season 11 runner up and was voted fan favorite by viewers. In June 2015, Compton opened her own restaurant in New Orleans, Louisiana, Compère Lapin. Compère Lapin serves Caribbean-style cuisine and is located in the New Orleans Central Business District.

Who owns Compère Lapin?

Chef Nina Compton and her husband, Larry Miller, opened Compère Lapin to wide critical acclaim in 2015. For Compton, it was her first restaurant and solo venture after working in kitchens that included New York’s Daniel and Miami’s Scarpetta, as well as competing on season 11 of “Top Chef.”

What does Compère Lapin mean in french?

Compère Lapin(kom-pare la-pan) n. 1. French for “brother rabbit” 2. traditional Caribbean and Creole folktales featuring a mischievous rabbit named Compère Lapin 3.

What is Nina Compton known for?

St. Lucia native Nina Compton fell in love with New Orleans while filming BRAVO’s Top Chef Season 11: New Orleans (she grabbed the runner-up spot and was voted fan favorite).

Who was pregnant on Top Chef?

The actress and hostess of Bravo’s Top Chef announced today that she is expecting her first child.

What chef passed away from Top Chef?

Howard “Howie” Kleinberg, the Miami restaurateur who competed in Season 3 of Bravo’s Top Chef, died last weekend after suffering a heart attack. He was 46. “The Top Chef family is saddened to learn about the unexpected passing of Howard Kleinberg from season three,” Bravo said in a statement.