Suchanan “Bao Bao” Aksornnan Biography
Suchanan “Bao Bao” Aksornnan is an Asian-American celebrity chef, entrepreneur, and television personality who is originally from Chiang Rai, the northernmost province of Thailand. She is best known for competing in Chopped season 54. Suchanan owns a restaurant called Baoburg, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Suchanan “Bao Bao” Aksornnan Age | Birthday
Born in the 1990s, Chef ”Bao Bao” is between the age of 30 and 35 years. She has not publicly revealed her exact date of birth thus it is unclear when she celebrates her birthday. Once we establish chef Suchanan’s real age we shall update you.
Suchanan “Bao Bao” Aksornnan Parents
Chef “Bao Bao” was born in Chiang Rai, the northernmost province of Thailand to her parents; Amornrat Fukuda (mother) and Futoshi Fukuda (father). She immigrated to the United States when she was 15 years old. Chef Bao Bao’s father, Futoshi Fukudu owns a restaurant, Ramen Yebisu, in New York. Moreover, Suchanan started cooking alongside her mother, Amornrat Fukuda, at Chai Thai Kitchen. She made her first dish at the age of 5 years.
Suchanan “Bao Bao” Aksornnan Height
Chef “Bao Bao” has an estimated net worth of 5 feet and 6 inches (approximately).
Suchanan “Bao Bao” Aksornnan Husband
Chef “Bao Bao” had a boyfriend in 2021. She has however not revealed the identity of her boyfriend or whether the pair got married or not. Suchanan likes to keep her personal life private. Once we establish whether Bao Bao is married and has a husband, we shall update you.
Chef “Bao Bao” Aksornnan Children
Chef Suchanan “Bao Bao” does not have children as of 2022. She however has pet cats, a dog, and a bird. We shall update more information about Suchanan’s children or a baby when it comes.
Suchanan “Bao Bao” Aksornnan Education
Chef “Bao Bao” attended The French Culinary Institute in NY where she attained culinary skills. She then went on to train at L’école in NYC.
Suchanan “Bao Bao” Aksornnan Job
Chef Bao Bao landed her first job at the Mercer Kitchen working with renowned Chef, Jean Georges. Later, she became the lead line cook at Soho House Hotel. Chef Suchanan worked for 2 years under Chef Daniel Boulud at Bar Boulud.
Additionally, Bao Bao also worked as a personal chef alongside celebrity chefs such as Marc Ecko and Tiffany Derry. She has worked for several celebrities and high-profile clientele including Beyoncé & Jay Z, Cameron Diaz, Lucy Lu, Janet Jackson, and the Princess of Saudi Arabia.
Moreover, In 2015 Chef Suchanan was recognized by Zagat as one of the ‘30 Under 30’ culinary rising stars in NYC and was featured in numerous food & dining publications. She was also recognized as one of 11 ‘The Most Badass Female Chefs in New York by Thrillist.com in 2016. She also received the Thai DNA Ambition Award.
Suchanan has made appearances in several television shows which include Knife Fight, Beat Bobby Flay, and ‘Action Bronson Show.’ Chef Bao Bao has been a guest chef at many events, including the James Beard Foundation House (twice), at Chang Sensory Trails festival in Hollywood, LA, and the Taste of the City US Open event in NYC.
Besides, Suchanan appeared in Ford’s ‘Power Suits’ commercial and was on the cover of ‘Food & Wine magazine, and most recently in Dragon Red digital camera ad for Timberwolf Films.
Suchanan “Bao Bao” Aksornnan Restaurant
Chef “Bao Bao” owns a restaurant, Baoburg, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, which she runs to date. Her restaurant, Baoburg offers Southeast Asian street-style comfort food. In 2019, the restaurant received a Thai Select Certificate from the Ministry of Commerce Thailand.
Other Chopped winner included Jeff Mauro (Chopped Season 7) and Aarti Sequeira (Chopped Season 6).
Suchanan “Bao Bao” Aksornnan Chopped
Chef “Bao Bao” is one of the restaurants of season 54 of Chopped on Food Network. She emerged as the winner of the “Noodle-palooza” episode aired on December 27, 2022, on Food Network. The episode was judged by Scott Conant, Esther Choi, and Danny Bowien.
Suchanan “Bao Bao” Aksornnan Net worth
Chef “Bao Bao” has an estimated net worth of $1 million- $5 million. She is a celebrity chef and the owner of Baoburg, a restaurant located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Chef Suchanan is also a television personality. She has appeared in several TV shows including Beat Bobby Flay and Chopped. Chef “Bao Bao” won Chopped Season 54 “Noodle-palooza” episode.
‘Bao Bao” is active on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @chefbaobao with 146K followers as of 2022.