Charlie Trotter

Chef Charlie Trotter gestures as he speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Friday, Feb. 24, 2012 in Miami Beach, Fla. Earlier this year, Trotter announced that he will close his acclaimed eponymous restaurant in Chicago after it celebrates its 25th anniversary in August. He plans to return to school to earn a master’s degree in philosophy, something he has been considering for the last five years.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)