Michael Chiarello

Michael Chiarello (born January 26, 1962 in Red Bluff, California, United States) is an American celebrity chef specializing in Italian-influenced California cuisine. He hosts the cooking show, Easy Entertaining with Michael Chiarello, on Food Network, and hosts NapaStyle on Fine Living Network. Chiraello owns Chiarello Family Vineyards, Bottega Ristorante in Napa Valley, and NapaStyle, a purveyor of food, cookware, and furniture.

Chiarello was a competitor on the fourth season of The Next Iron Chef, where he was the second runner up. He was also a contestant on Top Chef Masters, winning his preliminary round and advancing to the championship round, placing second to Rick Bayless (first place).