14 Facts About Alexandra Guarnaschelli


Alexandra Maria Guarnaschelli was born on June 20,1969 and is an American chef, cookbook author, and television personality.

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Alexandra Guarnaschelli currently serves as an executive chef at New York City's Butter restaurant and was executive chef at The Darby restaurant before its closing.

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Alexandra Guarnaschelli appears as a television personality on the Food Network shows The Kitchen, Chopped, Iron Chef America, All Star Family Cook-off, Guy's Grocery Games, and The Best Thing I Ever Ate.

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Alexandra Guarnaschelli was born in St Louis, Missouri, but the family moved to New York City when she was just a few days old.

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Alexandra Guarnaschelli graduated from Barnard College in 1991 with a degree in art history.

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Alexandra Guarnaschelli worked under Larry Forgione, and then at a number of restaurants in France, New York and Los Angeles, including Guy Savoy's La Butte Chaillot.

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Alexandra Guarnaschelli worked at Daniel Boulud's eponymous restaurant and Joachim Splichal's Patina before becoming the executive chef at Butter.

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Alexandra Guarnaschelli was executive chef at The Darby restaurant before its closing.

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Alexandra Guarnaschelli competed on the Food Network Challenge Ultimate Thanksgiving Feast episode and lost the competition.

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Alexandra Guarnaschelli has been a judge on Food Network's competition show Food Network Challenge, and frequently appears as a judge on Food Network's cooking competition show Chopped, Cooks Vs Cons, Young and Hungry, and Guy's Grocery Games, as had appeared on the Food series The Best Thing I Ever Ate.

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Alexandra Guarnaschelli starred in the Food Network television show Alex's Day Off, which premiered in October 2009.

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Alexandra Guarnaschelli competed in season 5 of The Next Iron Chef: Redemption, winning in the final Kitchen Stadium showdown against chef Amanda Freitag.

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Alexandra Guarnaschelli later made three appearances: as a judge in episode five of Iron Chef Gauntlet, where chef Gruenberg was eliminated before the final showdown in episode six "The Gauntlet".

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Alexandra Guarnaschelli made a guest appearance on Billions and as a mentor on season 20 of Worst Cooks in America as the captain of the Blue Team, opposite Anne Burrell.

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