Originally posted on May 29, 2019 @ 5:56 pm
Alex Guarnaschelli is an American Chef, author, and executive chef at Butter restaurant in New York City. She was a former executive chef at The Darby restaurant before its dissolution. Read this to Know Chef Alex Guarnaschelli’s Net Worth.
Alex Guarnaschelli has gained fame over the years for taking part in Food Network shows such as chopped, Iron Chef America, All Star Family Cook-off, Guy’s Grocery store Games and The Best Thing I Ever Ate.
In 2013, Alex got her first cookbook published. It entails her favorite recipes throughout her life as a chef and is titled: Old School Comfort Food: The Way I Learned To Cook Mixes.
Guarnaschelli was born in 1972 to cookbook editor Maria Guarnaschelli and John Guarnaschelli. She gained interest in cooking as a child while taking a glimpse of her cookbook editor mother experimenting several recipes as she edited various cookbooks.
After graduating from Barnard College with a cooking related course, Alex Guatnaschelli first worked in Larry Forgione‘s restaurant before working at several other successful restaurants in France New York and Los Angeles. Afterward, she turned out to be an executive chef at The Darby restaurant. Currently, she holds the chairperson position at the Museum of Food and Drinks Culinary Council.
Alex Guarnaschelli first appeared on Tv after competing on a competition ob Food Network: Iron Chef America in 2007 and winning the challenge. Lucky enough for her, she was hired as a judge on the program.
In 2011, she took part in “The Next Iron Chef” where she was ranked the third position. After taking part in the fourth season of “The Next Iron Chef,” Alex Guarnaschelli became iron Chef’s Geoffrey Zakarian’s Sous Chef.
In 2008, she started hosting the show “The Cooking Loft With Alex Guarnaschelli, a show in which she teaches Culinary arts students unique ways if making classic dishes.
Since then, Guarnaschelli has been a top judge in numerous Food Network’s competitions such as chopped, Guy’s Grocery games, Cooks vs. Cons and The Best Thinh I ever ate. Besides appearing on The Food Network, Alex Guarnaschelli appeared as a guest star on Nickelodeon’s shoe Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, and Dawn.
She also appeared as a judge in ‘Iron Chef Gauntlet’ during its fifth episode and Food Network’s ‘Beat Bobby Flay where she challenged popular chef Bobby Flay with a unique lobster dish and won the challenge. Besides, Alex stars in the popular Tv show on the Food Network “Alex’s Days Off” which started in October 2009.
Previously, Alex had been married to Brandon Clark since April 29, 2007. The two former love birds first met at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York in 2006 when Guarnaschelli was a teacher there.
By then, Clark was a lawyer who had a deep interest in the cooking career, thereby enrolling for part-time cooking classes at the institute. Unfortunately, he got involved in a severe cooking injury and made up his mind to quit the cooking classes.
Having been attracted to Alex Guarnaschelli when she was his teacher, Brandon proposed to her and wedded her. The duo has blessed a daughter whom they named Ava Clark. The marriage did not work out as expected and the two divorced in 2015 due to alleged extramarital affairs on Brandon’s side.
Chef Alex Guarnaschelli Net Worth is $3 Million.
Tv appearances have been very significant to Alex Guarnaschelli’s net worth. As a Tv host, Alex Guarnaschelli brings in an estimated salary of $500,000 annually from Tv appearances.
As of 2021, Alex Guarnaschelli holds a net worth of $3 million, an amount she has gained over the years from her career as a chef. The other main contributors of her $3 million net worth 2019 are her best selling cookbooks and Tv show hosting.