Alex Guarnaschelli is a very popular American chef on the Food Network show turned into a best-selling book in the New York Times. Also, she is a respected philanthropist who serves as an executive chef at New York City's Butter restaurant.

Picture of American chef, Alex Guarnaschelli
Caption: Picture of American chef, Alex Guarnaschelli (Photo: TV Fanatic)

Is Alex Guarnaschelli Married?

Alex Guarnaschelli isn't married but still engaged with her beau Michael Castellon. However, she has an ex-husband Brandon ClarkShe with her boyfriend Castellon are not in a hurry to get married but plan to throw a "tri-state rager" told to People. On her left hand, she can be seen wearing an engagement ring that most likely belongs to her engagement during her TV appearances on Chopped in 2021.

Alex Guarnaschelli with her fiance Michael Castellon with engagement ring photo attached
Caption: Alex Guarnaschelli with her fiance Michael Castellon with engagement ring photo attached (Photo: Daily Mail)

Surely wedding bells are in the air for the couple. In the year 2016, Alex and Michael's love story started. She had dinner with a friend at a restaurant and the restaurant's chef happened to be Castellon during that time.

Thanks to her friends, she was able to meet Michael mainly, just to tell him how great her steak was. She said to People; 
"I was out to dinner with a friend, and at a restaurant, and I knew the waiter, and I was eating dinner and I said, 'This steak is just so good,'"
Alex Guarnaschelli with her boyfriend Michael Castellon
Caption: Alex Guarnaschelli with her boyfriend Michael Castellon (Photo: Daily Mail)  

Then she added
"And the waiter, my friend, said, 'Oh my God, my best friend is the cook, the chef, here. He's amazing. You got to meet him.' I went in to meet him and tell him the steak was delicious and that was it." 

Michael Castellon's proposal totally caught Alex Guarnaschelli by surprise as it came right in the middle of an errand they were running before hosting a socially distanced get-together in June 2020.  Guarnaschelli and Castellon have been together for over half a decade.

Who is Alex Guarnaschelli Boyfriend?

Alex Guarnaschelli's boyfriend is Michael Castellon a well-known chef and TV personality. Her now fiance Chef Mike is popular for his appearances in Iron Chef America: The Series and Guy’s Grocery Games. 

Picture of Alex Guarnaschelli's fiance/boyfriend Michael Castellon
Caption: Picture of Alex Guarnaschelli's fiance/boyfriend Michael Castellon (Photo: Edailybuzz) 

Also, he featured in Iron Chef America in the year 2018. On 11th September 1981, Michael was born in Florida. Castellon has a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall. 


Who is Alex Guarnaschelli Ex-Husband?

Alex Guarnaschelli was previously married to her husband Brandon Clark. Her ex-husband Brandon worked as a lawyer. During her time teaching fish at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York, in 2006, she met Clark. On April 29, 2007, Alex and Brandon tied the knot after dating for one year. 

Alex Guarnaschelli with her ex-husband Brandon Clark
Caption: Alex Guarnaschelli with her ex-husband Brandon Clark (Photo: Liverampup)

Her pregnancy was discovered before their wedding, so at the time of their marriage, she was pregnant. After 5 months of their wedding, she became the mother of a daughter named Ava Clark. Alex's only child Ava was born on September 24, 2007. Sadly, their married relationship deteriorated over time.

Reason for Divorced of Alex and Her Husband

Alex's former spouse Clark's first concern was to avoid rumors. It was revealed later that he had affairs with two women. Clark allegedly cheated on Alex with other women, which led to their divorce. In the year 2015, they officially got divorced. Also, she has full custody of her daughter. 

Alex Guarnaschelli Close Relation with Daughter Ava

Despite her divorce from her first husband, Alex Guarnaschelli has remained close to her daughter Ava. Her daughter Ava even started following her mother’s culinary footsteps. The mother and daughter have built a strong relationship. 

Alex Guarnaschelli with her daughter Ava Clark
Caption: Alex Guarnaschelli with her daughter Ava Clark (Photo: Instagram)

When she was a little girl, she began mimicking her mother in the kitchen. Her mother also guides her daughter in what makes a good cook, but the food isn’t the girl’s only interest. The mother-and-daughter duo loves spending time in the kitchen.

Facts About Alex Guarnaschelli

  • On June 20th, 1969, Alexandra Maria Guarnaschell was born in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.
  • Alex is the only child or daughter of mother Maria Guarnaschelli cookbook editor and father John Guarnaschelli.
  •  Her parents moved to New York City when she was just a few days old. 
  • With a degree in art history, Alex graduated from Barnard College in New York City in the year 1991. 
  • For one year, she worked for minimum wage in a restaurant called an American Place in the year 1991.

Alex Guarnaschelli's childhood picture with her parents
Caption: Alex Guarnaschelli's childhood picture with her parents (Photo: Instagram)

  • Guarnaschelli's experience with food came from watching her mother test and edit cookbooks while she worked at home.
  • At present, Alex Guarnaschelli is a well-known American chef and television personality on the Food Network shows. 
  • The estimated net worth of Alex Guarnaschelli is around $2 Million.
  • Alex has a height of 1.54 M or 154 CM or 5 feet 1 inch tall.