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Alexandra "Alex" Guarnaschelli is a culinary specialist at New York City's Butter restaurant and recompense winning The Darby restaurant. She shows up as a TV character on the Food Network shows Chopped, Iron Chef America, All Star Family Cook-off, and The Best Thing I Ever Ate. She has Alex's Day Off and The Cooking Loft on Food Network and Cooking Channel.
Guarmaschelli was born on 1972, in New York City, United States as the little girl of cookbook proofreader Maria Guarnaschelli and John Guarnaschelli. She is a graduate of Horace Mann School and moved on from Barnard College in 1991.
Her culinary experience began while viewing her mother test various formulas at home while altering cookbooks. Alex needed to investigate her culinary dreams so she started to work under Larry Forgione. In the wake of turning into a cook, Guarnaschelli worked at various restaurants in France, New York and Los Angeles, including Larry Forgione's An American Place and Guy Savoy's La Butte Chaillot. She likewise worked at Daniel Boulud's eponymous restaurant and Joachim Splichal's Patina before turning into the official cook at Butter, proportionate to senior cook (Chef de cooking) outside of the perceived Brigade de food.
Guarnaschelli was a contender on The Food Network's Iron Chef America, tackling Cat Cora in the 2007 "Ranchers' Market Battle." Cora won the test. Alex has since showed up as a judge on the system. In 2011, she contended in the fourth season of The Next Iron Chef, where she put as the third runner-up. She additionally contended on the Food Network Challenge Ultimate Thanksgiving Feast scene and lost the opposition.
In the wake of contending in the fourth season of The Next Iron Chef, Alex turned into a sous gourmet specialist to Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian. In 2008, she turned into the host of The Food Network's The Cooking Loft with Alex Guarnaschelli, in which the cook shows a little gathering of understudies how to develop new varieties of fantastic dishes. She has been a judge on Food Network's rival show Food Network Challenge, and regularly shows up as a judge on Food Network's cooking rivalry show Chopped and on Food Network's arrangement The Best Thing I Ever Ate.
She contended in season 5 of The Next Iron Chef: Redemption. She won in the last Kitchen Stadium standoff against gourmet specialist Amanda Freitag winning her the title of Iron Chef. Her introduction challenge as an Iron Chef on Iron Chef America broadcast on December of 2012.
She wedded Brandon Clark, an individual damage legal advisor, on April 29, 2007.Alex reached her spouse showing a fish class at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York. They have a daughter together named Kristine.
In 2012, she was delegated America's Next Iron Chef on Iron Chef America, at present the main lady with that refinement and just the second female ever to get that TV honor. In 2013, Guarnaschelli's first cookbook was distributed. Old fashioned Comfort Food: The Way I Learned to Cook. ISBN 978-0307956552 blends personal points of interest with formulas that she has adored amid her life as a cook adjusted for the home.