Iliana Regan

Longlist, 2019 National Book Awards

Iliana Regan is a self-taught chef. She is the founder and owner of the Michelin-starred “new gatherer” restaurant Elizabeth and of Milkweed Inn, a farm and bed and breakfast located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
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Burn the Place: A Memoir

ISBN 9781572842670 Agate Midway / Agate Publishing, Inc.

Burn the Place is a galvanizing memoir that chronicles Iliana Regan’s journey from foraging on the family farm to running her Michelin-starred restaurant, Elizabeth. Her story is raw like that first bite of wild onion, alive with startling imagery, and told with uncommon emotional power. More about this book >

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Iliana Regan

Iliana Regan is a self-taught chef. She is the founder and owner of the Michelin-starred “new gatherer” restaurant Elizabeth in Chicago and of Milkweed Inn, a farm and bed and breakfast located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Her cuisine highlights her midwestern roots and the pure flavor of the often foraged ingredients of her upbringing. A James Beard Award and Jean Banchet Award nominee, Regan was named one of Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs 2016.

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