Born and bred in Brooklyn, NY, Chef Franklin Becker is currently penning his third book on healthy cooking titled, GOOD FAT, GREAT FLAVOR. In addition, Chef Becker is also working on his new restaurants, Little Beet and Cast Iron, which are slated to open sometime this year in New York City.
Throughout his career, Becker has received glowing reviews from such high-profile writers as Gael Greene of New York Magazine, William Grimes of The New York Times, who wrote that Becker has “a talent for delivering big, punchy flavors,” and while at Capitale in 2003, Esquire’s John Mariani named it “Best New Restaurant in America.”
At the age of 27, Becker was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. Rather than despair, he transformed his cooking style. Becker learned to use simple ingredients to create dazzling dishes that are healthy and flavorful. He would go on to author two cookbooks, sharing his regimen and recipes for healthy living.
Becker is also the organizer and chairman of Autism Speaks to Wall Street. With his eldest son Sean on the Autistic spectrum, Becker feels as if it is his duty to educate and raise awareness about the condition.
A seasoned chef, Becker has a stellar reputation and has garnered numerous accolades, including being named a Rising Star by StarChefs.com in 2006 and winner of The Burger Bash at the New York City Wine & Food Festival in 2011.
The Little Beet
Appearances at Los Angeles Food & Wine 2013
Lexus presents LIVE on Grand Hosted by Curtis Stone Saturday 8/24, 7:00-10:00pm $250.00
Lexus presents an unbelievable strolling reception, capped with an extraordinary musical performance by the renowned Gavin...
Lexus Grand Tasting - Sunday Sunday 8/25, 12:00-3:00pm $150.00
The Lexus Grand Tasting at Los Angeles Food & Wine is the most spectacular opportunity to enjoy over 300 wines from some of...