Chef Anthony's culinary career is in his roots. His grandfather was a professional chef, while his father and mother shared with him a love of cooking in their Bloomfield home. His first job was at age 14 working at LeMont restaurant in Mt Washington while attending Central Catholic High School (next door to WQED!). Chef Anthony pursued his passion at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. Upon graduation in 2001, he returned to Pittsburgh to work at the Duquesne Club under Chef Keith Coughenour. Later culinary work included management at P.F. Chang's and senior catering chef at Duquesne University. Chef Anthony is currently corporate chef for Don's Appliances. He's a regular personality on KDKA's "Pittsburgh Today Live" and has been featured on "Steelers Late Night" in a regular tailgating segment . He enjoys dinner parties with family and friends, is an avid marathon runner, indoor cycle enthusiast and bocce player.
Fun fact: Chef Anthony has an identical twin brother