A Food Network enthusiast will not miss out Alex Guarnaschelli. She is a jovial chef who is talented in the art of cooking. Alex’s many TV appearances and work as a chef has earned her great net worth. Is she still married to husband Brandon Clark, and what is her current age? Keep to this article and learn more about Alex Guarnaschelli.
Who is Alex Guarnaschelli? Career info
Alex Guarnaschelli is a famous American chef who is an executive chef and TV personality. Alex was born in New York, USA. She was born to Maria and John Guarnaschelli. She was born as Alexandria Guarnaschelli. Alex is an American nationality of Italian ethnicity. She was once happily married but divorced from her husband, who they had a lovely child; this is discussed in other paragraphs.
Alex Guarnaschelli graduated from Horace Mann School in Bronx, New York in 1991. She went on to work under Larry Forgione, the father to fellow Chef Marc Forgione. She later got jobs at a number of restaurants in Los Angeles, New York, and France.
Chef Alex Guarnaschelli worked in famous restaurants such as Guy Savoy’s La Butte Chaillot, Daniel Boulud’s restaurant and Joachim Splichal’s Patina. She then became an executive chef at Butter. Alex is the Chairlady of the Museum of Food and Drinks Culinary Council. Alex published a cookbook in 2013 called, Old-School Comfort Food: The Way I Learned to Cook Mixes.
Her popularity rose after she won the ‘The Next Iron Chef’ in 2012 and later turned to be a judge on the show. She has appeared on the Food Network shows such as ‘Iron Chef America,’ ‘Chopped,’ ‘The Best Thing I Ever Ate’ and ‘All Star Family Cook-off.’ Alex has also been a judge on ‘Food Network Challenge.’
Alex Guarnaschelli net worth is $2 Million.
How Wealthy is Alex Guarnaschelli? She has contributed a lot in the American cooking industry by educating TV audiences through her shows and work as a chef.
She is said to earn an annual salary of $500,000 from her combined show appearances and chef work.
Credible sources estimate Alex Guarnaschelli to have a net worth of $2 million. Alex Guarnaschelli’s wealth has been gained mainly from her appearances on different cooking TV shows on the Food Network.
Alex Guarnaschelli married Life and Divorce from ex-husband Brandon Clark.
Alex Guarnaschelli was married to Brandon Clark who was once a personal injury lawyer turned chef. They met when Alex was teaching a fish cooking class at the Institute of Culinary Education, New York. Brandon was attending the classes in his bid to change careers.
Though Brandon is nine years younger, he fell in love with Alex. He requested to get a part-time job at Alex’s place of work; Butter restaurant where Alex was an executive chef. Brandon loved working with Alex, but she never admitted being in love with her. Brandon is said to have made a career change just so that he could continue working under Alex.
He went ahead to end the student-teacher relationship and asked Alex for a relationship. He made the step, and they started dating. Brandon went on to propose to Alex in front of her restaurant. After dating for some time, the Alex and Brandon Clark tied the knot on April 29th, 2007. The wedding was graced by fellow chefs, friends, and family.
Currently, Alex is engaged to her long term boyfriend, Michael Castellon. He is a chef who competed on the popular series, ‘Chopped.’ Michael would even win the season in which he featured in. He and Alex first started dating in 2016. By 2020, he had asked the former to marry her.
Alex Guarnaschelli’s Daughter Ava Simone Clark.
The couple was blessed with their daughter, Ava Simone, on September 2007. Their marriage was blissful until they started having marital problems six years afterward in 2013.
They were not able to settle their differences ending up in a divorce in the following years. It is not precisely known when they divorced. It is in an interview with Miami New Times that Alex described Brandon as her ex-husband, ringing the alarm bells of a divorce. Alex is very keen on raising her daughter, Ava.
Ava is now growing up with love for cooking. Her mother shared a tweet in 2017, showing a plan drawn by her 10-year-old daughter on how she wants to grow her chef career. Alex is now taking the responsibility to mentor Ava day by day. She is currently single, taking care of her career and Ava.
Alex Guarnaschelli Age, birthdate.
Alexandra Guarnaschelli was born on June 20th, 1972, making her 49 years of age.
|When born and age||June 20, 1972 – 49 years|
|Career||Chef and reality TV personality|
|Net worth||$2 million|
|Parents||Maria and John Guarnaschelli|
|Spouse||Michael Castellon (fiance)|
|Children||Ava Simone Clark|