|Birth Day||February 19, 1971|
|Birth Place||Waterbury, CT|
|Age||49 YEARS OLD|
Known for his three-star New York restaurants Scarpetta NY and L'Impero, this world-class chef and Italian cuisine expert also operated a four-star Miami branch of Scarpetta. He appears as a judge on the Food Network's show Chopped.
After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, he became an intern at New York's famous San Domenico restaurant and went on to receive pastry training at Germany's Hotel Bayerischer Hof.
He was the champion of Season Three of Chopped All-Stars.
He was featured in a 2010 episode of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations.