Anne Burrell is an American chef and a TV personality. She is popular on Food Network shows and Secrets of a Restaurant Chef. She is well known in food industry for her culinary skills as well as her presentation skills. She is quite active on social network sites and frequently interacts with her fans, sharing information. Here is a quick summary of Anne Burrell’s net worth in 2018.
Anne Burrell early life:
Anne Burrell was born on September 21, 1969 in Cazenovia, New York to Marlene Burrell who had a flower shop in Cazenovia. Anne Burrell studied in Canisius College in Buffalo from where she did her graduation in English and communications in the year 1991.
Thereafter she attended Culinary Institute of America from where she graduated with a degree in Associate in Occupational Studies in 1996. She also studied in Italian Institute for Foreigners in Asti, Italy.
She claims to be a lesbian and has been in relationship with Koren Gieveson her chef girlfriend and is engaged to her.
Anne Burrell Career, Awards & Achievement
Immediately after completing her graduation from Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners she worked in restaurants in Italy. She gained practical experience in Italian cuisine. On returning to US she joined Felidia, a restaurant owned by celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich who specialised in Italian-American cuisine.
Anne Burrell worked there as a sous chef. Later she became a chef at Savoy, a small restaurant. Her next assignment was teaching at Institute of Culinary Education. She was called by Lidia Bastianich’s son Joseph Bastianich to work in his restaurant as chef for Italian Wine Merchant, their Wine store in New York.
With both teaching and working experience, her expertise grew and she joined as an executive chef at a reputed Italian Restaurant Centro Vinoteca at New York City. She started her own restaurant in February 2017 in Brooklyn.
Anne Burrell appeared in several TV shows even when she worked as a chef in different restaurants. In 2005 she appeared in Food Network’s ‘Iron Chef America’ series. In 2008 and 2009 she appeared in Food Network’s ‘Secrets of a Restaurant Chef’ and ‘The Best thing I ever ate’.
In 2009 she appeared with Guy Fieri, a Food Network personality on the Guy Fieri Road show. In the same year she along with Sunny Anderson a Food Network personality appeared in Mary’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on the Food Network float.
In 2010 she hosted Food Network’s ‘Worst cooks in America’ with chef Bean MacMillan. In 2011 she hosted 11 days Food Network Cruise throughout the Mediterranean and Atlantic abroad ‘Celebrity Silhouette’.
She hosted ‘Chef wanted with Anne Burrell’ from 2012 to 2013 for 36 episodes.
Awards and achievements:
Anne Burrell was nominated for Daytime Emmy –Outstanding Life Style/Culinary host- Secrets of a restaurant Chef (2008).
Her biggest achievement of her career as a chef is the opening of her own restaurant called ‘Phil and Anne’s Good Time lounge’ in Brooklyn, jointly owned by her and her long time friend Phil Casaceli.
Net worth of Anne Burrell
Anne Burrell’s net worth is estimated $6.5 million. Her assignments in prestigious restaurants as chef, her TV appearances and her teaching assignments continue to add to her earnings and net worth. She and her friend Phil Casaceli have self-financed their restaurant in Brooklyn. Her multitasking abilities have proved a great asset to her as she continued with her TV appearances even when preoccupied with her onerous duties as a chef.
From working in a small restaurant in Italy she became a sous chef and then a chef in prestigious restaurants. She was much in demand both as a TV host and as a chef. Her academic qualifications and her teaching experience combined with her exceptional dedication to her job made her a formidable chef few could equal.