Nick Stellino

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Nick Stellino (b. May 1, 1958 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy) is an Italian-American television chef and author. He hosts the cooking programs Cucina Amore and Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen on public television station KCTS in Seattle, Washington.

Biography[edit]

Nick Stellino grew up in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. In 1991, he decided to leave his career as a Wall Street Stock Broker in order to follow his dream of becoming a chef. He apprenticed with the best Italian chefs in America, including Celestino Drago at Drago Restaurant, rated by Food & Wine magazine as one of the 10 best restaurants in the country. Stellino hosts his own TV show, Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen, as well as touring as a celebrity chef. He lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife Nanci.

Television shows[edit]

Stellino's two main cooking shows have been Cucina Amore and Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen, both hosted by KCTS, a PBS-affiliated television station in Seattle.

Books[edit]

Stellino is the author of several cookbooks including:

  • Cucina Amore
  • Nick Stellino's Glorious Italian Cooking
  • Nick Stellino's Mediterranean Flavors
  • Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen
  • Nick Stellino's Passione: Pasta, Pizza, Panini
  • Mangiamo! Let's Eat!
  • Dine In

Nick Stellino's Cooking with Friends

Notable achievements and appearances[edit]

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