Who Is Tommy Walton From Masterchef? Everything To Know About The Fashion Designer

Let’s find out in detail about Tommy Walton from Masterchef, a famous fashion designer, and culinary artist.

Tommy is a well-known Creole Chef with an Interdisciplinary Fashion Design and Visual Arts background. Tommy was cast in Season 6 of the hit FOX TV show MasterChef.

In November 2017, Walton was named USA Brand Ambassador by Daelmans Stroopwafels, the leading stroopwafel baker.

Masterchef: Who Is Tommy Walton?

Tommy Walton is an accomplished artist and designer of objects with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Theatre Arts from DePaul University’s Goodman School of Drama.

Thomas had an ego from the start, and while this turned out to be arrogance, he quickly dialed down his overconfidence and became one of the season’s strongest cooks after a disastrous pressure test.

During the Mystery Box Challenge, Tommy won his first mystery box challenge. Tommy made a delicious bamboo rice jambalaya using rice from the mystery box.

Tommy Walton Age

According to, Tommy Walton is 59 years old. As per the site, he was born in 1962.

Walton learned to cook from his grandmother, who was well-versed in Creole cuisine. In Chicago, he also learned a lot from his aunt.

In 2005, he also competed in “The Cut,” a reality competition to design for Tommy Hilfiger.

Is Tommy Walton Featured On Wikipedia?

Despite being a famous chef and fashion designer, Tommy Walton is yet to be featured on the official page of Wikipedia.

Tommy is a faculty member at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he teaches accessorized design. Tommy is the Chair of the Design Department at The National Young Arts Foundation/Miami.

In Season 6, Episode 15, Tommy was eliminated from MasterChef’s Top 7 during a team pressure test challenge. He was asked to remove his apron and leave the competition. He left in true Tommy Walton style, with his trademark flair.

Find Tommy Walton On Instagram

Tommy Walton uses his Instagram account under the username @tommywalton.hautecreole.

He has gained more than 6.2k followers and posted 306 posts on Instagram as of May 24, 2022.

Besides Instagram, Tommy also uses a Twitter account, which he joined under the ID handle @Tommy__Walton. He frequently shares images of himself and dishes he prepares on social media platforms.