‘MasterChef’ Graham Elliot to be a father for the thir time. The Chicago based chef has just recently celebrated the grand opening of his third restaurant, G.E.B. (Graham Elliot Bistro) on Monday, his hit show MasterChef also premiered the same night.
“Having kids makes you realize that all the things you used to stress out over really don’t matter at all,” Elliot, 35, tells PEOPLE.
He and his wife Allie have chosen a family name with lost of history behind the name of Jedediah Pope.
“Her dad’s name is Jed, and the name Pope was the middle name of everyone on my dad’s side,” he explains. “The names Jed and Pope don’t get used often, and they’re part of our family history, so why not embrace that?” The couple already have two children Conrad who is twenty months and Mylo who is five.