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Alexandra Guarnaschelli

Alexandra "Alex" Guarnaschelli is a celebrity chef and executive chef at New York City's Butter restaurant and was executive chef at the award-winning The Darby restaurant before its closing. She appears as a television personality on the Food Network shows Chopped, Iron Chef America, All Star Family Cook-off, and The Best Thing I Ever Ate. She hosts Alex's Day Off and The Cooking Loft on Food Network and Cooking Channel. In 2012, she was crowned America's Next Iron Chef on Iron Chef America, currently the only woman with that distinction and only the second female ever to obtain that TV honor. In 2013, Guarnaschelli's first cookbook was published. Old-School Comfort Food: The Way I Learned to Cook. ISBN 978-0307956552 mixes autobiographical details with recipes that she has loved during her life as a cook adapted for the home

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Food is ever-changing and ever moving forward and getting more and more complex.

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The hardest thing about being a full time chef is leaving my work behind when I go home at night. I' ...

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Winter blues are cured every time with a potato gratin paired with a roast chicken.

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It's amazing the relationships you forge in a kitchen. When you cooperate in an environment that's h ...

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I find myself hoping I can get on a TV show, and then people from Oklahoma will come to my restauran ...

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I bent my head over a stove in my early 20s and picked it up in my 30s.

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My reasons for becoming a chef are somewhat of a cliche. I always loved to eat but it was watching m ...

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I used to sleep with the phone right by my pillow but I'm getting better. Now it sits on the table a ...

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For me no good food is illuminated without acidity.

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The hardest thing for me is restraint.

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The best way to learn to cook is to do some serious eating.

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Creative risks will always outweigh technical mistakes.

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If you want to have a relationship, at some point you have to let yourself get caught. That's what I ...

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Food is so heavily connected to memory.

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Give yourself enough time to really learn how to cook.

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