George Morrone

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George Morrone
Born October 9, 1961 (1961-10-09)
Maywood, New Jersey
Education The Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, New York

George Morrone (born October 9, 1961 in Maywood, New Jersey) is an American chef, restaurateur, and cookbook author. Morrone attended The Culinary Institute of America at the urging of his mentor, John Kutrovacz.[1] He was the founding chef at Aqua Restaurant in San Francisco, where he was mentor to chef and restaurateur Michael Mina.[2] He has also been chef at San Francisco restaurants, Fifth Floor, Redwood Park.[3] and Boca Steak & Seafood in Marin County.[4] Morrone is currently the executive chef at Gusto in San Carlos, California.[5] He has a daughter named Sydney.


  1. ^ Walden, GraceAnn (February 20, 2005). "COOK'S NIGHT OUT: GEORGE MORRONE". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 13 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Dedication in Michael Mina: the cookbook Google books
  3. ^ San Francisco Chronicle Oct. 3, 2001
  4. ^ Walden, GraceAnn (October 24, 2012). "Chef Morrone sails into the Corinthian". Twin Cities Times. Retrieved 13 February 2014. 
  5. ^ Burrell, Jackie (2014-01-20). "Smitten opens in Los Altos; Little Wine Counter heads to Campbell". San Jose Mercury News. Retrieved 13 February 2014. 

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