Roy Yamaguchi

Restauranteur and Celebrity Chef Roy Yamaguchi is a master of fine Hawaiian cuisine and has over two dozen signature restaurant locations peppering the globe from the U.S. to Guam and Japan. Chef Roy is recognized as one of the founding fathers of Hawaiian fusion cuisine and he blends together Hawaiian flavors with influences from other cultures to create a medley of flavors sure to hit all the right taste buds. In March of 2016, Chef Roy announced he would be opening a new Roy’s restaurant at sea aboard MSC Cruises’ MSC Seaside. He joins a long line of Celebrity Chef Speakers who have opened restaurants on cruise lines such as Curtis Stone and Jamie Oliver.

Chef Roy’s Hawaiian fusion cuisine is a wide-ranging blend of California, classical French and Japanese cooking traditions. He was born and raised in Japan but attributes his love for Hawaiian cuisine from his paternal grandfather who owned a tavern in Maui during the 1940’s. He moved to New York to attend the Culinary Institute of America where he graduated in 1976. He then held a number of jobs working in revered California restaurants like L’Escoffier, Le Gourmet and L’Ermitage.

Celebrity Chef Roy Yamaguchi is now a James Beard Foundation award winner for Best Pacific Northwest Chef and hosted his own cooking TV series on PBS called Hawaii Cooks with Roy Yamaguchi. He has published 3 cookbooks sharing the recipes of his tasty cuisine. Chef Roy is available for hire for cooking demonstrations or celebrity chef speaking. He gave the commencement speech at the 1996 Culinary Institute of America and is now on the CIA Board of Trustees.

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Chrissy Teigen

Beloved model turned Celebrity Chef Chrissy Teigen is the wife of music icon John Legend and one of the most celebrated Sports Illustrated swimsuits models in the history of the magazine. Her bubbly personality has expanded her career into many different avenues including guest starring on TV shows and even co-hosting Spike’s new series Lip Sync Battle with LL Cool J. In February of 2016, Chrissy released her first cookbook titled Cravings: All the Food You Want to Eat. In it she provided a variety of her favorite recipes and home creations that featured a tasty mix of different ingredients and culinary styles.

What sets Chrissy apart from other Celebrity Chef Speakers is her charm, quick wit and general disregard for the traditional rules of the kitchen. Chrissy makes what tastes good. Period. From artichoke, spinach and buffalo chicken mash-up dip to charred broccoli with garlic bread crumbs, there’s something in her book for every taste bud! Following the release of her cookbook, Chrissy has made a number of celebrity chef appearances to sign books and meet with her growing fan base.

In 2013, Celebrity Chef Chrissy Teigen appeared in her own special on the Cooking Channel called Chrissy Teigen’s Hungry. The special followed Chrissy and husband John as they went wedding menu tasting and finalized their food and drink plans for the big day. More recently, Chrissy was one of the Celebrity Chef Speakers chosen to appear in the Cooking Channel’s Cookies & Cocktails special. In September of 2015, Chrissy was introduced as the co-host and food guru on Tyra Bank’s talk show, FABlife. That same year she was chosen to co-host the Billboard Music Awards with Ludacris.

Contact Celebrity Chef Network to hire Celebrity Chef Chrissy Teigen for celebrity chef appearances or celebrity chef speaking opportunities at your next corporate conference, trade show event or fundraiser.

Chris Santos

Restaurateur and Celebrity Chef Chris Santos is a New York-based chef best known as one of the featured judges on Food Network’s overwhelmingly popular cooking competition series Chopped. Chris is a top celebrity chef for hire for annual food festivals, trade shows and other special events. While not filming for Food Network or traveling the country for events, Chris stays busy as the owner and executive chef of 2 restaurants located in New York City’s lower east side called The Stanton Social and Beauty & Essex.

A Massachusetts native, Chris learned the tricks of the trade working at various restaurants in the NYC area including Cranebook Restaurant and Tearoom and the award-winning Latin restaurant Suba. In 2000, he opened his first restaurant called Wyanoka that garnered stellar reviews from local food critics. 5 years later he opened The Stanton Social, where guests were fully introduced to his multi-cultural style. In 2010, Chris opened his latest venture Beauty & Essex. He is currently working on 3 new restaurants, opening another in NYC and expanding his brand to the west coast with new restaurants in Los Angeles and Los Vegas.

Since becoming one of the top celebrity chefs in the culinary community, Celebrity Chef Chris Santos has developed his own line of signature sauces and recently signed a partnership with meal-delivery service Chef’d. He makes regular celebrity chef appearances on morning and daytime TV programs including NBC’s Today, Show, CBS’s Early Show as well as cooking series such as The Martha Stewart Show and The Rachael Ray Show. Chris currently sits on the board of directors for City Harvest, the world’s first food rescue organization.

Contact Celebrity Chef Network today if you are interested in booking Celebrity Chef Chris Santos for a celebrity chef speaking opportunity or cooking demo at your next conference, trade show, fundraiser or other special event.

Dominique Crenn

Celebrity Chef Dominique Crenn is known as a trailblazer for female culinary artists all over the world. Dominique was the first female chef in North America to earn 2 Michelin stars. She is also an advocate of the use of organic and sustainable local produce/ingredients in her dishes.

Dominique was born in Versailles, France and her cultured upbringing centered around fine-dining played a huge role in her unique culinary style that has since made her one of the top celebrity chef personalities on the west coast. During her many travels throughout Europe as a teenager, Dominique began to pick-up on the cooking styles and flavors of each region and how she could fuse the different ingredients and tastes.

In 1988, Dominique moved to San Francisco where she would work in some of the top eateries in the area including Park Hyatt Grill, 2223 Market and the Yoyo Bistro at the Miyako Hotel. She honed her skills in San Francisco for 9 years before moving to Indonesia to take a job as the executive chef of the International Hotel in Jakarta. Dominique was the first female executive chef in the entire history of Indonesia. That’s no small feat! Yet she moved back to San Francisco in 1998 after political turmoil broke out in the region.

Celebrity Chef Dominique Crenn has now settled into life on the west coast as the executive chef and owner of Atelier Crenn. In 2008, she was named Esquire Magazine’s Chef of the Year. And the accolades just keep on piling up. She is regularly nominated as one of the top chefs each year by the James Beard Foundation including her latest nomination in 2016 as Best Chef: West. Many may recognize her as a contestant on season 2 of Food Network’s The Next Iron Chef cooking competition series.

Contact Celebrity Chef Network today if you are interested in booking Celebrity Chef Dominique Crenn for a celebrity chef speaking opportunity or cooking demo at your upcoming event, fundraiser or trade show.

Justin Warner

Celebrity Chef Justin Warner knows no boundaries in the kitchen. In his world, the laws of cooking were meant to be broken! He is best recognized as the season 8 winner of Food Network Star. Since his big win, Chef Justin has carved his own lane in the culinary industry with his exciting, unconventional cooking style. In October of 2015, Chef Justin released his first cookbook titled The Laws of Cooking: And How to Break Them. The book introduces readers to a new way of thinking in the kitchen to create inventive and exciting recipes using familiar flavor combinations.

Celebrity Chef Justin Warner got his first taste of TV cooking competitions as a contestant on Food Network’s 24 Hour Restaurant Battle in 2010. 2 years later he won the right to his own Food Network series on Food Network Star under the tutelage of Celebrity Chef Alton Brown. Chef Justin’s Food Network show Rebel Eats debuted in 2013. In the fall of 2014, Celebrity Chef Justin Warner was 1 of 16 Celebrity Chefs chosen to compete on Cutthroat Kitchen Superstar Sabotage.

Chef Justin is completely self-taught, which accounts for his inquisitive nature when it comes to traditional recipes and cooking methods. He first started working in restaurants when he was 15 years old. He learned all he could about food, wine and fine dining and eventually opened his own restaurant called Do or Dine in New York. In May of 2015, he launched his own web series with Food Network called Foodie Call with Justin Warner. The exciting video series follows Chef Justin as he travels across the country to meet famous culinary personalities on the forefront of the latest food trends.

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