Steven Raichlen

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Celebrity Speaker Chef Steve Raichlen is an award winning celebrity chef, author and television personality. He is mostly widely known for his efforts in reinventing modern barbecue. Defeating the highly known Japanese Iron Chef, Rokusaburo Michiba, in the “Battle of the Barbecue Gods”, he offers an unbeatable experience when booking celebrity chefs for any accommodating event!

His career in cooking started with his interest in French literature. He then was led into a fellowship where he went to Europe to study middle ages and medieval cooking. In doing so, he trained at two prestigious cooking schools in Paris, La Varenne and Le Cordon Bleu.

Having a literature and culinary arts background, he excels in his creation when combining both topics. Most of Chef Raichlen’s cooking books have a common theme regarding global grilling and the culture surrounding it. In total, he has created and written 31 books, which include “How to Grill”, “BBQ USA”, Healthy Latin Cooking”, and “The Barbecue Bible”.

Aside from his own endeavors with writing, he has also written for “Food & Wine”, “The New York Times” and “National Geographic Traveler”. For two years, Steven Raichlen hosted the hit show “Primal Grill”. Where he gave tips, techniques and tutorials on how to cook on the grills of all sorts.

Chef Raichlen is famously known for his TV hosting and appearances, along with his creation of the hit TV show “Barbecue University”. This is also the name of an all inclusive three course meal that Raichlen founded in Colorado Springs which specializes in all things related to grill and barbecue university.

Throughout Chef Raichlen’s career, he has accomplished a great deal of restaurant and chef awards. He has created many cookbooks, which he won many awards for. Such as the James Beard award for the Best Vegetarian Cookbook in 1996, Best Light and Healthy Cookbook in 1993, and James Beard Foundation/KitchenAid Book Award in 2001.

One of his more recent accomplishments is being inducted into the Barbecue Hall of Fame in 2015. After four years of research and traveling 150,000 miles across five continents, he also won an IACP Julia Child Award from the Julia Child Foundation. All of these accomplishments and awards make hiring Steven Raichlen the best move you can make for your corporate events!

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Nyesha Arrington

Hire Nyesha Arrington for All of Your Needs!

Chef Nyesha J Arrington is an accomplished celebrity chef, speaker, entrepreneur, and restaurateur, who is commonly known for her advocacy of using locally sourced ingredients. She offers a unique and diverse experience for everyone who books her as a professional chef, or books her as a speaker.

Born in Southern California, she learned how to cook with her Korean grandmother at an early age. Chef Arrington was introduced to multiple diverse foods, such as bulgogi, octopus, and homemade kimchi to name a few. These cooking techniques shaped the way Chef Arrington developed her unique cooking ideas as a personal chef, including a style of being personal and exceptional.

Along with her attraction to the food world, she always had a deep interest in art. In doing so, she cooked with a deep understanding of global inspiration and the idea of “Every plate is like a canvas”.

Chef Arrington graduated from the Art Institute of California, located in Los Angeles. Famous Chef Josiah Citrin, owner of the two Michelin Star Mélisse restaurants, took her under his wing and became her mentor. This became a pivotal point in her fine dining career. Citrin made her a saucier at Mélisse then led her to help with the opening of two of his successful restaurants in Santa Monica.

After working with Citrin, Chef Arrington expanded to work with the incredible French Chef Joël Robuchon at his Mobil award winning and Michelin starred restaurant in Las Vegas. 

In 2011-2013, Chef Arrington was the Executive Chef at Wilshire restaurant, where restaurant critic Brad Johnson named her the Rising Star. Since then, she has been featured in numerous cooking shows including winning the competition on the Food Network’s series “Chef Hunter” and “Knife Fight” on Esquire Network. She was also a contestant on “Top Chef” and then returned back on “Knife Fight” to be a Guest Chef Judge.

Aside from her outstanding television history, she was included in Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Jonathan Gold’s iconic list of 101 Best Restaurants for both of her dining concepts. Arrington was also a headliner in Austin for the Food and Wine Festival, featured on multiple covers of Delta Sky Magazine and Rachael Ray Everyday. As well as being mentioned in Food & Wine, GQ, Essence, and Bon Appétit.

More recently, Chef Arrington is now a star in Gordon Ramsey’s wildly successful and highly rated hit TV show “Next Level Chef”, which is a cooking competition that airs on FOX. This series is Gordon Ramsey’s biggest and most intense show yet.

Chef Arrington got the position of being one of the mentors alongside Gordon Ramsey and Richard Blais. In the show, she tries to recruit the best chefs in the industry and take them under her wing. The contestants compete against each other to become the next high-level megastar in the food world with the help of Chef Arrington!


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Zakary Pelaccio

Hire Zakary Pelaccio through Celebrity Chef Network. Booking a celebrity chef requires an expert team. Let the booking agents at Celebrity Chef Network help you hire the best one for your brand or event. To contact Celebrity Chef Network, call 212-410-9879 or email

CUISINE: Asian, French

SHOWS: Chopped

SPECIALTIES: Corporate Appearances, Endorsements, Speaking Engagements & Autograph Signings, Cooking demonstrations, Hosting, Mommy Blogger Events, SMTS, Public Relation Campaigns, Team Building Events and Corporate Hospitality

BIO: After graduating first in his class at the French Culinary Institute, Chef Zakary Pelaccio worked at The French Laundry under Thomas Keller and at Daniel with Daniel Boulud.

Zakary is now the Executive Chef at 5 Ninth and Fatty Crab in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. 5 Ninth’s menu consists of classic French, where Fatty Crab has a Southeast Asian menu showcasing his time spent traveling in Asia and cooking at Seri Melayu in Kuala Lumur as well as the Thai Kitchen of the Westin Hotel in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Before Zakary Pelaccio opened 5 Ninth, he earned much recognition from NY foodie insiders at the Chickenbone Café in Brooklyn. Zakary is a proud supporter of Slow Food, which focuses on preserving rare breeds of animals indigenous to the U.S.

Zakary wasn’t always a chef, after he graduated from the University of Vermont, he ran his own food software business, trained as a manager and purchasing agent with the Myriad Restaurant Group and a scriptwriter and field producer for the Food Network. Currently, Zakary Pelaccio is also the consulting chef for 230 Fifth, a rooftop bar lounge in the Flatrion District.


WHO REPRESENTS ZAKARY PELACCIO: Celebrity Chef Zakary Pelaccio can be hired for endorsements and events in roles such as culinary consultant, event planner, public speaker, autograph signings, cooking demonstrations, hosting, Mommy Blogger events, SMTS, public relation campaigns, team building events and corporate hospitality.

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Tyler Florence

Tyler Florence is a celebrity chef that has appeared on television networks across the country. After graduating from the College of Culinary arts in South Carolina, Tyler made the move to New York City and it was there that he first established himself as one of the finest young culinary stars. Tyler showed his skills under the city’s leading chefs including Charlie Palmer at Aureole, Marta Pulini at Mad 61 and Rick Laakonen, and eventually being named top chef at Cafeteria. As his career started to pick up, Food Network started to take notice of his abilities. To date, he has hosted four shows on the Food Network, including “Food 911”, “How to Boil Water”, and his current shows, “Tyler’s Ultimate” and “The Great Food Truck Race”.

Tyler has made countless appearances on a variety of talk shows, including the Oprah Winfrey Show, which he was a contestant on a nationwide sandwich cook-off. He has also made guest appearances on The Today Show and The View.  Tyler Florence’s cooking and food success both in print and on television have earned him an honorary doctorate from his alma mater.

Chef Tyler Florence is the author of seven cookbooks, including his two New York Times Bestsellers, “Family Meal” in 2010, and “Dinner at My Place” in 2008. His latest book, “Tyler Florence Fresh” was released in December 2012, which is made up of recipes that include only the freshest ingredients that are not hard for the average home cook to find.

Cooking demonstrations, endorsements, personal appearances, PR campaigns, speaking engagements, hire, book, we represent, contact, find celebrities, chefs and agents for Tyler Florence. If you want to find the representation, PR firm, marketing company, corporate consulting, speaking agent, to book or hire Tyler Florence, Celebrity Chef Network is the agency of corporate consulting for your program. Our booking agents are the best in the business for consulting companies, agencies and universities in finding fees, availability and interest for celebrity chefs like Tyler Florence for any type of event, appearance, speaking engagement, endorsement, corporate event, motivational speech, PR campaigns, etc. Call Celebrity Chef Network at 212-410-9879 or email Our booking agents are here to help you hire your Celebrity Chef now.

Rocco DiSpirito

Celebrity Chef Speaker Rocco DiSpirito is one of the most well-known celebrity chefs in America for his healthy Italian cuisine. Rocco’s career took off when he was named “America’s Most Exciting Young Chef” by Gourmet Magazine and established his celebrity status as People magazine’s “Sexiest Chef” in 2002. DiSpirito’s culinary awards and achievements include a James Beard Award for his book Flavor, the title of “America’s Best New Chef” by Food and Wine Magazine, and much more. Celebrity Chef Speaker Rocco DiSpirito was featured by Fox Business in 2016 explaining his mission to help tackle obesity in America one cookbook and one appearance at a time. His weight loss revolution has moved many organizations to hire Rocco DiSpirito for cooking demonstrations and other celebrity chef appearances at special events, trade shows and food festivals.

A popular chef, Rocco DiSpirito stretched his reach beyond the kitchen to become a wonderful cookbook author and astonishing television personality. He has written 5 NY Times bestselling cookbooks including NOW EAT THIS! and NOW EAT THIS! DIET, the first of which inspired his television series, Now Eat This! which aired in 2012. His latest cookbook titled The Negative Calorie Diet was published in December of 2015 and is also a NY Times bestseller. His celebrity clients include Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd and Artie Lange. Recently, Celebrity Chef Speaker Rocco has been perfecting his own meal delivery service featuring healthy food products such as protein bars, shakes and powders.

His diverse television career ranges from hosting the reality TV cooking competition series “Rocco’s Dinner Party” on Bravo TV to starring as a contestant on ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars and even a role in the motion picture, The Ugly Truth, with celebrity A-list actors Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler. DiSpirito also appears regularly on Food Network’s Chopped, Top Chef, The Rachael Ray Show, Good Morning America and more.

Would your organization like to hire a chef for your upcoming event or marketing campaign? Let a qualified celebrity chef booking agent help find the perfect celebrity chef for you! A celebrity chef speaker can create a dynamic event and add energy and excitement to your event. Celebrity chef appearances can consist of a cooking demonstration, personal appearances or a keynote speech.  If you would like to hire Rocco DiSpirito or are interested in exploring other celebrity chefs please call Celebrity Chef Network at 212-410-9870 or email to speak with a celebrity chef agent to discuss top celebrity chefs available for your organization and event.

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