Chris Viaud


Years of Participation


Chris Viaud, a James Beard Award semifinalist & Top Chef Alumni, is the chef and owner of Greenleaf and Ansanm, both located in Milford New Hampshire. Upon graduating from Johnson and Wales, Viaud moved to Boston where he spent three years at Deuxave, where he worked his way to Sous Chef. Since his time in Boston he has been an essential part of multiple restaurant openings in the Greater Boston and New Hampshire area. Viaud focuses primarily on seasonal locally grown products which inspire his menu creations. He plans and executes a balanced meal that incorporates different flavors and textures that entertain the palate which allows for a unique dining experience each time.

Chef Viaud has recently begun focusing a lot more of his time and energy into the exploration of his Haitian Heritage, including finding new ways to introduce and educate communities around the beauty of Haitian cuisine and culture.