For more than two decades, American chef, Anne Burrell has delighted her teeming fans and audience with the sights, sounds, tastes, and flavors of her unique culinary vision and endeavors. She is one chef who is given to doing her things in a great way, which often leaves her viewers in a state of ecstasy and pure delight. Be it on the screen, through her books, or in real life, Burrell knows just how to tingle one’s taste buds with savory meals and explicit instructions.
She is also a TV personality and former instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education. With her trademark spiky blond hair and pumped-up personality, Burrell has appeared in a number of top culinary shows, including Food Network shows; Secrets of a Restaurant Chef, Iron Chef America series, The Best Thing I Ever Ate and also hosted the series Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell in 2012–2013. Anne Burrell is also the co-host of Worst Cooks in America.
She is held in high esteem for most for her achievements as a celebrity chef and TV star. In the course of her career, she has also worked with top restaurants both in the United States and Italy, as well as written a number of best-selling cookbooks.
While it seemed cookbook author Ted Allen outed her, Burrell made us believe that she is and has been a lesbian. Without further ado, here is a more sophisticated look at Anne Burrell with much emphasis on her sexuality and partner.
Anne Burrell’s Bio
The Worst Cooks in America’s co-host was born on the 21st of September, 1969, in Cazenovia, New York, the United States, where her passion for everything food began. She grew up with her sister, Jane Burrell-Uzcategui, though there is no known detail about their parents. There is also no information as regards her childhood or early educational background.
She attended Canisius College in Buffalo and topped it up with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Communication in 1991. One year after her graduation, Burrell enrolled in prestigious culinary institutions to hone her culinary skills.
She studied at the Culinary Institute of America, graduating four years later with an Associate in Occupational Studies (A.O.S.). Furthermore, she attended the Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners (ICIF) where she studied culinary landscape and traditions of Italy.
Anne Burrell has worked at some of the top restaurants in Italy following her studies in the country, as well as in New York. Some of them include Felidia owned by celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich, Savoy. Then, she worked briefly as a teacher at the Institute of Culinary Education. However, the classroom wasn’t where she bargained to live out her career. Consequently, she felt so fortunate when she finally found a place that satisfies her so completely and fuels her true passion in life.
She opened her first restaurant in New York City in 2010 and then another short-lived restaurant in Brooklyn, Phil & Anne’s Good Time Lounge in 2017. She got her TV start as Mario Batali’s sous chef on Food Network’s Iron Chef America in 2005. Burrell has since hosted, as well as starred in various top food shows such as Chef Wanted, Secrets of a Restaurant Chef, mentors home cooks on Worst Cooks in America and Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition. Moreover, she has written a number of best-selling cookbooks including Cook Like a Rock Star: 125 Recipes, Lessons, and Culinary Secrets andOwn Your Kitchen: Recipes to Inspire & Empower.
Is Chef Anne Burrell Gay and Married?
The Worst Cooks in America co-host is openly and unapologetically a lesbian. Before she was outed by the cookbook author Ted Allen, she has been in a relationship with her girlfriend as per the statement she released to the New York Post, thereby disputing the notion she had kept her sexuality a secret.
Who Is the Wife or Partner?
The celebrity chef has been in a relationship with her girlfriend, chef, Koren Grieveson. Burrell tweeted on January 1, 2013, that they got engaged on New Year’s Eve in Vieques, Puerto. Years after their engagement, the chef couple has been living together happily and don’t seem to be in a rush to tie the knots.