Charlie Trotter Dies

Influential chef Charlie Trotter, whose culinary skills and eponymous Chicago restaurant became world famous, died today at the age of 54. We take a look back at his celebrated career and the impact he had on the world of fine cuisine with three chefs who trained under Trotter.

Joining us are Graham Elliot, Chef, television personality, and proprietor of his own restaurant, Graham Elliot, Giuseppe Tentori , Executive Chief at Boka and GT Fish and Oyster, and Curtis Duffy, Chef and owner of Grace.

In the following episode of The Kitchen Sessions with Charlie Trotter, Trotter makes a vegtable lasagna "the old fashioned way." Watch the web extra video from our archives: