Owner and professional chef of Benchmarc Restaurants and Benchmarc Events who also spent some time working in the highly esteemed kitchen areas of Le Miraville in Paris, Alain Ducasse’s Louis XV in Monte Carlo, and Le Cirque in NY. He was raised around the world in cosmopolitan locations such as for example Milan, Paris, Villefranche, Washington DC, Rome, and Genoa. He was the Professional Chef at Cellar in the Sky at Home windows on the Globe in the Globe Trade Middle, La Fourchette, and Chinoiserie. He shows up regularly on THE MEALS Network series Chopped and continues to be on other Meals Network shows such as for example Iron Chef America, A VERY IMPORTANT THING I Ever Ate, and even more. He was created in Milan, Italy. He wedded Pamela Schein Murphy in 2002. He offers appeared around the Rachael Ray Display, The Martha Stewart Display, as well as the Today Display, among others.