Sunday, February 3, 2013

Guy Fieri, Chef, Restauranteur, Host "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives"

Guy Fieri, chef, restaurateur, author and host of Food Network’s top-rated show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, began his love affair with food at the age of ten, selling soft pretzels from a three-wheeled bicycle cart he built with his father called “The Awesome Pretzel.” By selling pretzels and washing dishes, Guy earned enough money in six years to study abroad as an exchange student in Chantilly, France. There he gained a profound appreciation for international cuisine and the lifestyle associated with it.

In 1996, Guy launched his culinary career with the opening of Johnny Garlics, his first restaurant based in his hometown of Santa Rosa, CA with business partner Steve Gruber.

Since the opening of the first Johnny Garlics, Guy has gone on to create a culinary empire as a popular TV host, chef of seven acclaimed restaurants and New York Times Best Selling cookbook author. In 2006, Guy Fieri premiered his first show, Guy’s Big Bite on Food Network. Today, this “Culinary Rock Star” also hosts top-rated show, Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and guest judges on Next Food Network Star. Guy also collaborates with Rachael Ray in the star studded competition series, Rachael Vs. Guy Celebrity Cook-off, which premiered January 1, 2012 on Food Network.

Guy attended University of Nevada Las Vegas, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management.


Guy’s Burger Joint

In 2011, Guy partnered with cruise industry leader Carnival Cruise lines, to create Guy’s Burger Joint to feature Guy’s signature burger creations fleet-wide.  Guy’s Burger Joint offers fresh made to order burgers and fresh cut fries to cruisers all over the world.

Johnny Garlic’s 

In the fall of 1996, Guy and his business partner Steve Gruber launched their California Italian restaurant Johnny Garlic’s California Pasta Grill in Santa Rosa, CA. A second outpost opened in Windsor, CA in 1999, followed by Roseville, CA in 2008,  Dublin, CA. in 2011, and San Jose, CA. in 2012.

For us a, Guy Fieri is not only a success within the restaurant and food industry, but he brings to us all in his show Diners, Drive-ins and Dives 30 minutes of fun and enjoyment. For those who have not tuned into Guy Fieri, you are missing a great time.  Not only will he take you to some of the best holes in the wall for great food, but show you how to enjoy these meals at home.  Find out more about Guy Fieri at the following links:

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