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Luca Manfe

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Birthday
31, 1981
Birthplace
Italy
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
31, 1981 (age 38)
Birthplace
Italy

About

Italian-Australian chef who made it to the top 100 of Gordon Ramsay's Masterchef in 2012, falling short to make it to the final stages of the competition. However, he reapplied the following year and became the first male and first non-American to win the title of Masterchef USA.

Before Fame

He started to work in the restaurant business when he was 16 years old in a pub in his hometown of Aviano in the north-eastern part of Italy. At 21, he started to travel around the world, working in Florida, Australia, and finally landing in NYC.

Trivia

His first cookbook is called My Italian Kitchen. He runs a small catering company called Dinner with Luca where he cooks special, intimate dinners in people's homes.

Family Life

He was born in Aviano, Pordenone, Italy. He has two sons with his wife Catherine.

Associated With

He won Masterchef in 2013, the year after Christine Ha took home the title.