Alexandra Guarnaschelli renowned as Alex is an executive and celebrity chef at the Butter restaurant of New York City. She was an executive chef at The Darby restaurant, a famous restaurant in NY, before it closed down. She appeared on the shows of Food Network such as All Star Family Cook-off, Iron Chef, America Chopped, and The Best Thing I Ever Ate as a television personality in the Food Network and Cooking Channel.
She hosted the popular shows named The Cooking Loft and Alex's Day Off. Alex was awarded America's Next Iron Chef on the show called Iron Chef America in the year 2012. She is the only female to have got such distinction and she is the only second woman personality to ever get that television honor. The first cookbook of Alex Guarnaschelli was published in the year 2013.
Alex Guarnaschelli, daughter of Maria Guarnaschelli, the cookbook editor, and John Guarnaschelli. She graduated from the school Horace Mann and she got a graduation degree in the year 1991 from Barnard College. She used to watch her mother editing her cookbooks while testing several recipes. Alex worked at many of the French restaurants and before that she worked under Larry Forgione. She even worked in many restaurants in Los Angeles and New York as well including restaurant like Guy Savoy's La Butte Chaillot. Some other restaurants where she worked are Joachim Splichal's Patina and Daniel Boulud's eponymous restaurants before she became executive chef in NYC'S Butter Restaurant.
A Look into Alex Guarnaschelli’s Personal Life
Alex Guarnaschelli is a married woman. On 29th April 2007 Alex’s wedding took place. When she meet her husband, Brandon Clark she thought that she would never have a family. The couple had been married for over eight years. The year 2015, has been the year of celebrity divorces. Lately, Alex Guarnaschelli and Brandon Clark went through a split. Their divorce had been a mutual decision, as they said but as Alex said, they are splitting up because she has found out many times that Brandon was cheating on her with various other women. She has caught him red-handed before also but as he pleaded for forgiveness, Alex forgave him but it was of no use. Brandon continued with his extra marital affairs which finally frustrated his wife and they decided to divorce each other.
Alex Guarnaschelli, who grew up surrounding different kinds of food and grew up to be a master in foods. Apart from being an American chef, she is an author as well. Her calculated net worth is $1.5 million dollars. She was seen in a number of TV Shows. She was a competitor on the popular TV show, Iron Chef America. She was seen competing in the 4th season of that show in the year 2011 where she stood 4th. Alex competed on the Ultimate Thanksgiving Feast Episode of Food Network Challenge but she couldn’t hold any position in that competition. She appeared as a judge in a cooking competition show of Food Network, named Chopped, and the series named The Best Thing I Ever Ate.
Alex was seen in the fifth season of The Next Iron Chef: Redemption. Against Chef Amanda Freitag, she won the competition in the final show Kitchen Stadium.