25 Facts About Bobby Flay

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Robert William Bobby Flay was born on December 10,1964, and is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and reality television personality.

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Bobby Flay was born on December 10,1964, in New York City to Bill and Dorothy Barbara Bobby Flay.

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3.

Bobby Flay received a degree in culinary arts and was a member of the first graduating class of the French Culinary Institute in 1984.

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4.

At the Brighton Grill on Third Avenue, Bobby Flay was handed the executive chef's position after a week when the executive chef was fired.

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5.

Bobby Flay quit when he realized he was not ready to run a kitchen.

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6.

Bobby Flay opened a second Mesa Grill at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas in 2004, and in 2005 he opened Bar Americain, an American Brasserie, in Midtown Manhattan.

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7.

On December 5,2011, Flay opened the ninth location of Bobby's Burger Palace in Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, New York.

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8.

Bobby Flay has hosted sixteen cooking shows and specials on Food Network and Cooking Channel:.

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9.

Bobby Flay served as a judge on Wickedly Perfect, The Next Food Network Star, and The Next Iron Chef.

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10.

On Episode 5 of Season 4, Harlem chef Melba Wilson and Bobby Flay squared off over who had the best chicken and eggnog waffles.

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11.

Bobby Flay was an Iron Chef on the show Iron Chef America.

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12.

Bobby Flay challenged Morimoto to a rematch in Morimoto's native Japan.

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13.

In October 2021, Variety reported that Bobby Flay would leave Food Network after a 27-year run, after he and the network failed to reach an agreement on a new contract.

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14.

Bobby Flay has been featured in several episodes of Great Chefs television including:.

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15.

Bobby Flay had a cameo appearance in the Disney Channel original movie Eddie's Million Dollar Cook-Off as the host of the cook-off.

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16.

Bobby Flay is mentioned in the 2008 film Step Brothers in the "Derek comes for dinner" scene.

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17.

In 2010, Bobby Flay was impersonated in the South Park cartoon episode Creme Fraiche.

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18.

In 2011, Bobby Flay had recurring appearances in the final season of Entourage as the boyfriend of Ari Gold's wife.

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19.

In 2012, Bobby Flay appeared on Portlandia, in a director's cut of the episode Brunch Village.

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20.

In 2009, Bobby Flay hosted a weekly call-in show on Sirius XM Satellite Radio.

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21.

Bobby Flay has founded the Made By Nacho Charitable Fund as part of the New York Community Trust.

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22.

Bobby Flay dated Helene Yorke from February 2016 to early 2019.

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23.

Bobby Flay is a self-proclaimed 'cat person' and has lived with cats most of his life.

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24.

Bobby Flay has a personal interest in Thoroughbred horse racing, and is the owner of multiple graded stakes race winners:.

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25.

Bobby Flay served on the Breeders' Cup board of directors from 2014 to 2018.

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