Chef Todd Erickson In The Press


Erickson’s awards and accolades:

  • ”Beat Bobby Flay” Champion. Food Network – January 2017
  • Schwan’s Chef Collective board member – September 2015-present
  • Seed Food and Wine Festival “Best Plant Based Burger in America” – November 2015.
  • Zagat National “Best Dishes Under $10 in the US” – August 2015.
  • GAYOT National “Top Ten Taquerias in the US” – August 2015.
  • Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation Co-Chair – July 2015.
  • Featured on Cooking Channel’s “Taco Trip All Stars” – May 2015.
  • Miami Herald’s “South Florida Food 50” honoree – February 2015.
  • Miami New Times “Iron Fork Competition” champion – July 2014 
  • Snail of Approval “Judges Choice” winner – May 2014.
  • Featured on the Cooking Channel’s “Taco Trip with Aaron Sanchez” – May 2014.
  • “50 States Fifty Tacos. Florida’s Best Taco” – May 2014.
  • Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation Co-Chair- 2014.
  • Named JetBlue Airways Culinary Ambassador to Lima, Peru – November 2013
  • Appointed to Common Threads South Florida Board of Directors – October 2013
  • Named “Social Chef of the Year RIZMY” by Restaurant Social Media Index - September 2013
  • Business Insider “The Sexiest Chefs Alive!” rank 9 of 30 nationally – May 2013
  • Slow Foods Snail of Approval Award – March 2013 Cooking Light Magazine’s “Dazzling & Delicious Award”
         Presented by Editor Scott Mowbry - March 2013
  • Miami New Times, “Best Gastropub” – 2012
  • Food Arts Magazine, “A very creative, unique young chef,” in an interview with culinary personality
         Ingrid Hoffmann – April 2012 BlackBook, “His menu is the perfect combination of reckless abandon and
         an obsessive attention to detail” – March 2012
  • Restaurant Management honors Haven on list of “20 Hottest Restaurants” – March 2012
  • Miami New Times honors Haven at number one spot on its list of “Miami’s Top 5 Gastropubs” –2012
  • Eater Miami “Hottest Chef” – 2012
  • Johnson & Wales University “Zest Award” nominee, Miami – 2011
  • Miami New Times “30 Most Interesting People”, Miami – 2011
  • The Miami Herald Restaurant Review: Very Good rating (3 stars) – 2011
  • Miami New Times Restaurant Review: “Chef Todd Erickson’s gastronomic smarts make this place
         more than just a kick-ass 21st century psychedelic lounge” – 2011
  • MIAMI Magazine honors Haven on list of “Best New Restaurants” in its annual Restaurant Issue - 2011
  • MIAMI Magazine, “Chef Todd delivers the goods in both entrees and desserts” – 2011
  • Ocean Drive Magazine, “Outstanding creations by Chef Todd Erickson and a sleek, mod vibe” – 2011
  • Miami New Times, Duck Duck Quail Slider named “Best of Miami: Top 100” – 2011
  • Miami New Times, Nitro Ice cream named “Best of Miami: Top 100” – 2011
  • Food Network Personality Ingrid Hoffmann, “You are a rockstar in the kitchen, absolutely love your flavors.” - 2011
  • Invitation to cook at the James Beard House – 2008
  • Gourmet Magazine names Hector’s on Henderson “Best Local Gem” – 2007
  • Dallas Observer, “Best Chef Under 30” – 2007
  • Dallas Morning News awards Hector’s on Henderson four stars – 2006
  • D Magazine, “Number One Young Gun Chef” – 2006
  • D Magazine, “Best Meatloaf” – 2005
  • Texas Monthly Magazine names Hector’s on Henderson “Top Ten Best New Restaurants” - 2004
  • Dallas Morning News names Hector’s on Henderson “Best New Restaurant” – 2004
  • D Magazine, “Best Deviled Egg” – 2003