Charlie Trotter and Ray Harris

Charlie Trotter and Ray Harris

Michael-Ann O'Mally via Bloomberg

Charlie Trotter with Ray Harris, a Morgan Stanley Smith Barney chairman who has consumed more than 400 meals at the chef's restaurant. Trotter, who will study philosophy at the University of Chicago in the fall, will celebrate the closing of his 25-year-old restaurant with a farewell feast on Aug. 31, 2012.