Chef, Restaurateur, New York Times Best-selling Author
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Born in New York City, Bobby Flay opened his first restaurant, Mesa Grill, in 1991. In the years since-with his unique amalgam of innovative food and inviting hospitality – Bobby has opened several restaurants, including Bolo, Bar Americain, Bobby Flay Steak, and… Read more
Born in New York City, Bobby Flay opened his first restaurant, Mesa Grill, in 1991. In the years since-with his unique amalgam of innovative food and inviting hospitality – Bobby has opened several restaurants, including Bolo, Bar Americain, Bobby Flay Steak, and seventeen outposts of Bobby’s Burger Palace. In Mach 2014, Bobby opened GATO, A Mediterranean-inspired restaurant in New York City’s NoHo district.
Bobby, a New York Times bestselling author, shares his knowledge and enthusiasm for food through his cookbooks and television programs. His fourteenth cookbook, Bobby Flay Fit (Clarkson Potter) will be released in the fall of 2017. Since debuting on Food Network in 1994, he has continuously hosted programs that bring cooking tips and information on American regional fare to a national audience. His first show, Grillin’ & Chillin’, premiered in 1996. Other programs include Iron Chef America and Beat Bobby Flay.
A recipient of several awards, including four Emmys, and the first chef to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Bobby works tirelessly to challenge the way Americans view and taste food – making it bold, zesty, and always fun.
CBS Sunday Morning: How Cooking Saved Bobby Flay's Life
The Chew - Bobby Flay Heats Up the Kitchen
Bobby Flay: From High School Dropout to Culinary Success
Business Lessons From Bobby Flay… Read more
Bobby Flay was magnificent and his presentation was very well received by all involved. He averaged approximately 1,000 people per presentation and this was against a home UK football game against Alabama. I must compliment Chef Flay for being a total professional in every way.It was without a doubt one of the smoothest events that we have ever experienced!Rupp Arena Food Show
It was a rousing success! The Chevy Court was overflowing with fans! We’ll have to get Bobby to come back next year!New York State Fair