He passed away before his eighteenth birthday celebration.
Fuller Goldsmith, who won “Chopped Junior” at just the age of 14 and later contended on “Top Chef Junior,” as of late died of malignancy, the production company Magical Elves declared on Wednesday.
“We are devastated after hearing about the loss of our Top Chef Junior alum, Fuller Goldsmith,” the assertation read on Instagram.
“He was an incredible chef and the strongest kid we’ve ever met. From the minute he was introduced to us, we knew he would make an impact on everyone around him and be a positive force in cooking world. To his family, we give all our love as they mourn the loss of someone truly special.”
As indicated by NY Post, Tuscaloosa, Alabama’s Southern Ale House restaurant, where Goldsmith worked as an assistant to the chef, likewise affirmed his pass. In February, Goldsmith shared that the leukemia had returned.
The young chef shared the news on Instagram, “Unfortunately the news regarding the tumor was not what I was hoping. The same Leukemia is back,” adding that he would be starting proton radiation within weeks.
“I will have 12 days of radiation and then more chemo to make sure it’s gone once and for all. Round 5- I’m ready to fight!” he composed.
Goldsmith was a student at Tuscaloosa Academy and combat leukemia on four separate occasions since the age of 4 and when he turned 14.
Goldsmith appeared on “Chopped Junior,” and won the competition. He donated his winning monetary reward which is $10,000 to the Division of Hematology and Pediatric Oncology at Birmingham Children’s Hospital.