“I’m terribly picky, but I would date a chef because I’d like someone to expand my horizons,” said Shanna’s friend, Melissa Getlen, 32, a producer who lives near Gramercy Park. ” In these food-obsessed, dinner-Instagramming times, chefs are clearly the new rock stars — and they now have the groupies to go with their celeb status.Women erupt in shrieks upon seeing their culinary crushes, get busy with sushi gods in restaurant kitchens, and hop naked into hot tubs with celeb chef and global brand Todd English — as three young lovelies did last year.Last month at the New York Food and Wine Festival’s Burger Bash, women dressed in short skirts and leather were looking for meat — and not just the kind that comes nestled in a potato bun.“We thought boys, burgers and beers, in that order,” said Shanna N., a 31-year-old visiting from Miami who declined to give her name for professional reasons.Aaron Tveit is no stranger to Stockings With Care, a non-profit organization and event that benefits families in need.He has been involved with the annual Celebrity Bartending event in the past — but this year, he has been announced as Host Committee for the fundraiser.The break up was undoubtedly amicable so far, and the reason is still in the grave.
Rocco Di Spirito is one of the chefs who is not only famous for his food and various shows, but also because of the controversies that surrounds him time and again. Well, not much relationship are known about the New York City-based chef, but so far the public affairs had been enough to create a lot of controversies.
The 50 years old first dated his college sweetheart Natalie David.
Later, his girlfriend turned into his wife through an intimate wedding ceremony.
It’s not only the male chefs who have their zealots.
At a New York Food & Wine Festival dinner prepared by James Beard Award-winning Spotted Pig chef April Bloomfield and Dirt Candy’s Amanda Cohen last month, a table of young attendees made no bones about their intense interest in Bloomfield. Not only is she attractive, but her food is so creative,” gushed Dana Salvatore, a 25-year-old producer.
“People are passionate about seeing Mario Batali share his favorite recipe onstage the way they used to go crazy seeing The Beatles,” says Lee Schrager, producer of both the South Beach and New York Food & Wine Festivals.