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