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Melissa d’Arabian


After winning the fifth season of ANOTHER Food Network Celebrity, this television personality and self-taught chef hosted a culinary program called 10 Dollar Meals. After earning a qualification in political technology from the University or college of Vermont, she analyzed business at Georgetown University or college. During her early years, she also became a cruise liner employee and later on joined the financing division of Euro Disney. Her debut cookbook, Ten Buck Meals: 140 Dishes and Ideas to Elevate Basic, Fresh Foods Any Nights the Week, managed to get to the brand new York Instances bestseller list. She was raised in Az, California, and Maryland, because the kid of an individual mom. She and her spouse Philippe later resolved in NORTH PARK making use of their daughters Oceane and Margaux (twins), Charlotte, and Valentine. She and celebrity Colombe Jacobsen-Derstine both competed on ANOTHER Food Network Celebrity.

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Full Name Melissa d'Arabian
Date Of Birth October 1, 1968
Place Of Birth Tucson, AZ
Profession Chef
Education University of Vermont
Nationality American
Spouse Philippe D'Arabian
Children Charlotte d'Arabian, Valentine d'Arabian, Margaux d'Arabian, Océane d'Arabian
Parents Cassie Wesselius
TV Shows Ten Dollar Dinners, Drop 5 lbs With Good Housekeeping
Star Sign Libra

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1 Keller, Texas: Living, with husband and children.
2 Her sister has five children.
3 Contributing editor, Good Housekeeping magazine.
4 Winner, Food Network Star (2005), season 5.
5 Part of her culinary inspiration is from Julia Child.
6 Mother of four daughters: Valentine (7), Charlotte (6) and twins Margaux and Oceane (4 1/2). (February 2013).
7 Met her future husband, Philippe D'Arabian, in France.
8 Her mother committed suicide when Melissa was 20.



Food Network Star 2009-2017 TV Series Herself / Herself - Judge / Herself - Guest Mentor / ...
Guy's Grocery Games 2013-2017 TV Series Herself - Judge / Cooking Channel Hostess & Author / TV Hostess & Cookbook Author / ...
Home & Family 2013-2017 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
Cutthroat Kitchen 2014-2015 TV Series Herself - Competitor / Herself - Contestant
Rachael Ray 2015 TV Series Herself / Herself - Author, Supermarket Healthy
Steve Harvey 2013-2015 TV Series Herself
Rachael vs. Guy: Kids Cook-Off 2013-2014 TV Series documentary Herself - Judge
The Talk 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
Drop 5 lbs with Good Housekeeping 2012-2013 TV Series Herself - Hostess / GH Contributing Editor
Today 2012 TV Series Herself
Chopped 2012 TV Series Herself - Contestant
The Best Thing I Ever Made 2012 TV Series Herself
Ten Dollar Dinners 2009-2012 TV Series Herself - Hostess
Thanksgiving Live! 2011/II TV Special Herself
The Best Thing I Ever Ate 2010-2011 TV Series Herself
Best Places I've Ever Been: Disney Memories 2011 TV Movie Herself
Dear Food Network 2010 TV Series Herself
Food Network Challenge 2010 TV Series Herself - Contestant

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Food Network's 20th Birthday Party 2013 TV Special documentary Herself

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