Aaron Grissom, who is best known for making an appearance in the twelfth season of Top Chef as a contestant, passes away at the age of 34 years. The Top Chef contestant met with a bike accident which is the cause of death of the 34-year-old Grissom. Yu Nanakornphanom, who has previously worked with Aaron, broke the news of his accident out to an international daily, The News Tribune. It is said that the chef was suffering with multiple blunt force injuries after meeting with an accident near the Chambers Bay in Washington.
Aaron recently returned from Mexico after spending a long time in the city amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. Yu Nanakornphanom, a close friend of the late chef, revealed to The News Tribune on Thursday, that the death of his friend was declared by accident. The chef had reported to be suffering with multiple blunt force injuries as he met with an accident when he was riding his bike. He spoke highly of his friend of how much he believed in him and stated that the chef had a lot of things going on in his life and he had a bright and promising future ahead in front of him.
Aaron Grisson Dead at 34 | The Top Chef Contestant Passes Away
Yu said that Aaron was a kind of guy who kept on learning something new or perfecting his skills; he was a driven man who enjoyed living his life to the fullest. The two of the friends worked together in a restaurant named Moshi Moshi Ramen Bar. Aaron served as the head chef at that restaurant while Yu was the owner of the restaurant. Yu Nanakornphanom also stated that Aaron Grissom had selflessly donated his kidney to him just before the commencement of the restaurant when he needed it.
He was one of the most loved contestants on the Top Chef, and he has also made an appearance on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Also, along with this, the late chef has also worked as a head chef and executive chef in some renowned restaurants that are situated in different parts of the country.
Before the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, Aaron has been working with the musicians on tour. He would cook for the musicians on their tour while they had concerts in the different parts of the world.