Turning a passion into their profession is something that not all people can do. Scott Conant definitely did it right.
Best known for his appearances as guest judge on Top Chef and Chopped, Scott Conant is popular and successful celebrity chef, restaurateur and cookbook author.
Born on February 19, 1971 in Waterbury, Connecticut in United States, Conant belongs to an Italian background; given his mother is an Italian.
He started taking interest in cooking and food from a very young age and started taking up cooking classes at the mere age of 11 in his local community college.
He further wanted to have a proper guidance for his passion and hence enrolled himself in the W.F Kaynor Technical High School for culinary arts.
He pursued his further college education from Culinary Institute of America. After graduating, he further wanted to master the art of pastry making which is why he went to Munich, Germany for further training.
Scott took the smallest step forward to his professional career by interning at the well known New York City restaurant which is located in San Dominic.
Then later in 1995, he was offered the job of chef de cuisine at II Toscanaccio by Cesare Casella.
His love and passion for Italian food was highly raved and appreciated by the critics and the customers and even received a two-star review from the New York times.
Scott opened L’Impero in Tudor City in the year 2002 which got the recognition in just a few weeks and received a three-star review from New York Times.
Scott has written several popular cookbooks, Scott Conant’s New Italian Cooking, Bold Italian and Scarpetta Cookbook being some of them.
He has appeared in several cooking shows as guest judge, Top Chef and Chopped being the most popular ones.
Scott is married to his wife Meltem since 2007 and is a doting father to his beautiful daughters.
Scott Conant has achieved a net worth of approximately $5 million.
Full Name: Scott Conant
Date of birth: February 19, 1971
Birth Place: Waterbury, Connecticut, United states
Profession: Celebrity Chef, Restaurateur, Author
Net Worth: $5 million