Alex Guarnaschelli Is Now Engaged to a Fellow Chef — Do You Know Her Ex-Husband and Daughter?
Alex Guarnaschelli’s passion for cuisine came naturally to him, but he found relationships to be more difficult from the start. She used to think she’d never have a family because she worked more than 80 hours a week in the kitchen and had no time for her love life.
Learn everything there is to know about Guarnaschelli’s personal life and biography!
Michael Castellon is Guarnaschelli’s current fiancée.
Guarnaschelli announced her engagement to fellow chef Michael Castellon on Instagram on June 20, 2020.
Castellon is a Chopped champion and a regular on the Food Network show Grocery Games.
“Ok @chefmike808, you’re on!” she stated in her post, showing off her engagement ring.
On the day of Guarnaschelli’s birthday, Castellon got down on his knees and proposed to her. “Will you marry me?” he inquired. “Yes!” she exclaimed joyfully.
Guarnaschelli and Castellon have been dating since meeting for the first time in 2016 at Castellon’s restaurant.
The couple isn’t in any rush to marry, but they do want a big wedding with “dream” catering whenever it happens. “We’re not in any hurry,” she told People magazine, “but I want a blowout.”
She was previously married, but she and her husband divorced when he cheated on her.
From 2007 to 2015, Guarnaschelli was married to lawyer Brandon Clark.
She met Clark in 2006 while teaching a fish class at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York.
She married him on April 29, 2007, just a few months after they started dating.
Brandon Clark and Alex Guarnaschelli at their wedding. (Image courtesy of Pinterest)
Guarnaschelli was also pregnant at the time of her wedding vows with her ex-husband Clark.
On September 24, 2007, five months after their wedding, the former couple welcomed their first child, Ava Clark.
However, their relationship began to deteriorate.
Clark allegedly cheated on Alex with other women, causing their marriage to end in divorce.
Clark first sought to avoid rumors, but he later admitted to having an affair with two women. Guarnaschelli divorced her husband in December 2015, gaining full custody of her daughter.
Ava Clark, his daughter, has a close relationship with him.
Chef Guarnaschelli has maintained a close relationship with her daughter, Ava, since her divorce from her first husband.
On Mother’s Day 2021, the famous chef expressed her gratitude for being a mother to her lovely kid on Instagram.
Ava is currently 13 years old and in the eighth grade. She aspires to “work for the new york times,” according to her Instagram bio.
Biographical Information on Guarnaschelli
Alexandra Maria Guarnaschelli, better known by her stage as Alex Guarnaschelli, is an executive chef at New York City’s Butter restaurant. She is the host of the Food Network’s digital series FIX ME A PLATE and was the executive chef at The Darby before it closed.
Guarnaschelli is also a well-known television personality who presents shows like Chopped and America’s Best Cook on the Food Network.
Guarnaschelli has four cookbooks: ‘The Home Cook: Recipes to Know by Heart,’ ‘Cook with Me: 150 Recipes for the Home Cook,’ ‘Old-School Comfort Food: The Way I Learned to Cook,’ and ‘Old-School Comfort Food: The Way I Learned to Cook.’
On The Next Iron Chef: Redemption in 2012, she achieved the title of Iron Chef. She has a net worth of $2 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.