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Anne Burrell hosts Food Network's cooking show, "Secrets of a Restaurant Chef" and is also one of the co-hosts of the reality competition series "Worst Cooks in America."

With her trademark spiky blond hair and pumped-up personality, Anne Burrell has worked at some of the top restaurants in New York, studied the culinary landscape and traditions of Italy and has battled alongside Mario Batali as his sous chef on Food Network's "Iron Chef America." Anne eliminates the intimidation of restaurant
Anne Burrell in "Worst Cooks in America"
Anne Burrell Worst Cooks in America
dishes and reveals concise, easy-to-master techniques for the at-home cook on her Food Network series, "Secrets of a Restaurant Chef."

Growing up in upstate New York, Anne's passion for food and cooking began at an early age. After obtaining an English and Communications degree from Canisius College in Buffalo, she pursued her interest in the restaurant business by enrolling in the Culinary Institute of America. Following graduation, she spent a year in Italy attending the Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners while working at La Taverna del Lupo in Umbria and La Bottega del' 30, a one-Michelin star restaurant in Tuscany. During this year, Anne grew to truly appreciate and understand the philosophy of Italian cuisine and culture, which left a lasting impact on her culinary point of view.

Upon her arrival in New York City, Anne was hired as a sous chef at Felidia Restaurant, working with Lidia Bastianich. She then served as a chef at Savoy where she cooked over an open wood fire and created flavorful menus inspired by countries around the Mediterranean. Here, Anne developed her personal culinary style – a real love of rustic food made with pure and simple ingredients with intense flavors.

Anne then took the opportunity to spread her culinary knowledge and passion as a teacher at the Institute of Culinary Education. After three years, Anne went back to the restaurant business serving as the Executive Chef at Lumi Restaurant. Shortly after, she joined the Batali-Bastianich empire by accepting a job at Italian Wine Merchants. The job also included salumi production and traveling to off-site events with Mario Batali. When Mario became one of Food Network's esteemed Iron Chefs, he knew exactly who to enlist as his sous chef – the talented and dynamic Anne Burrell.

As the Executive Chef at New York hot-spot Centro Vinoteca from its opening in July 2007 through September 2008, Anne served up her "creative-authentic" Italian menu of small plates (piccolini), antipasti, pastas and main courses accented by her trademark bold, pure flavors.




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ANNE BURRELL: FACTS

How old is Anne Burrell? Find out here.

Age: 45 years old
Birthday: September 21, 1969
Birthplace: Cazenovia, NY





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photographerlee43 says:
I think Chef Anne Burrell is a very beautiful woman, and whoever she may be dating is very fortunate to have both a very beautiful and talented woman and if she's available she could cook for me anytime or show me how to cook as good as she does.
debi says:
Is Anne Burrell related to Guy Fieri?
biohazard says:
can we send this nut job into outer space ? if i hear her say "the garlic has fufilled it's garlic destiny... i will scream..im sorry..a grown woman growling and giving her vegetables a "sprinky dink" of salt is just weird.. she's not cute not funny and cant cook to save her life.. yucko all the way around !
derek says:
Who cares how she is built, how her hair is done, or if you don`t like her vocabulary? Apparently she has more talent than all haters combined! She`s HOT! Smart and has a great career. Keep rockin`!
kathy says:
I think Anne Burrell rocks. I would love to meet her one day and get a chance to cook with her

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