Michael Chiarello is the acclaimed chef/owner of Bottega restaurant in the Napa Valley, as well as a highly rated vintner, culinary and lifestyle trends pioneer, noted author and Emmy® Award-winning television host on Food Network and Cooking Channel. He has been named Chef of the Year by both Food & Wine and the Culinary Institute of America, and his books have received awards and nominations from both IACP and the James Beard Foundation. He is the tastemaker behind the NapaStyle line of artisanal foods, kitchenware and home decor, as well as the wine-grower for highly rated Chiarello Family Vineyards. His Emmy Award®-winning show, Easy Entertaining with Michael Chiarello, airs daily on Cooking Channel. He has also appeared on Bravo’s Top Chef and Top Chef Masters, Food Network’s The Next Iron Chef, as well as NBC’s The Today Show, CBS’ The Early Show, Martha Stewart Living Radio, Live with Regis & Kelly, and the San Francisco Chronicle Inside Scoop Voices column.