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Nancy Silverton

Chef & Co-Owner

Nancy  Silverton is a chef, restauranteur, cookbook author and co-owner of the Mozza Restaurant Group.

In 2014, she received the highest honor given by the James Beard Foundation for “Outstanding Chef.” That same year, she was also listed as one of the Most Innovative Women in Food & Drink by both Fortune and Food and Wine magazines. In 2017, Nancy was profiled in an episode of Netflix’s award-winning docuseries Chef’s Table. She was also featured in the G.O.A.T. series on Masterclass that premiered in 2023.  

 Nancy is the author of eleven cookbooks, including Desserts (1986), Nancy Silverton's Breads from the La Brea Bakery (1996), Nancy Silverton's Pastries from the La Brea Bakery (2000), Nancy Silverton’s Sandwich Book (2005), A Twist of the Wrist (2007), The Mozza Cookbook (2011), Mozza at Home (2016), and chi SPACCA (2020). Her most recent cookbook entitled The Cookie That Changed My Life was released in 2023 and included in the New York Times’s Bestseller List.  

Nancy is an active participant in fundraising for charitable causes including the Los Angeles Food Bank, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, and No Kid Hungry.