“If you want to become a great chef, you have to work with great chefs. And that's exactly what I did.”
– Gordon Ramsay
I couldn't agree more with Gordon and I was so fortunate to have been on MasterChef Season 7 where I learned so much from him in such a short time. Below are some clips from shows I’ve appeared on, as well as footage from Italy.
I was a top 15 semi-finalist contestant - my highest profile TV appearance to date.
One of our challenges was cooking a lobster under a time limit. It is quite challenging to say the least.
Here Gordon perfectly prepares a lobster and finishes it with extra virgin olive oil.
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This clip dives deep into my participation on MasterChef.
On The Dr. Oz show discussing the benefits of a teaspoon of real olive oil with your cereal every morning.
“The Back Up Plan”!
I appeared as a contestant on ABC's The Taste (Season 2), a cooking competition where professional chefs and home cooks go head to head on creating the perfect TASTE!
Celebrity judges included Anthony Bourdain, Marcus Samuelson, Ludo Lefebvre and Nigella Lawson.
A quick tour of an olive oil farm in Agrigento, Sicily, Italy.
This shows some of the process in taking the olives from the tree to pre-bottling.
My mother Rose and I get to make our first authentic pizzas in Sicily, Italy!
And yes, it tasted as good as it looked!
Follow me as I visit Castelvetrano in Sicily, Italy, to see an olive oil grove dating back to the 16th century, and also visit the gorgeous Trinita di Delia estate.