Photo by: Eddy Chen ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Eddy Chen, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Matthew Grunwald, 22 (Scottsdale, Ariz.), is the youngest finalist, but don’t let his age and exuberance fool you; he’s got the experience of a chef twice his age. He began working in professional kitchens at 16 and became a food writer by 17. Matthew eats, sleeps and breathes food, and is dedicated to bringing today’s online food trends and social-media experience to the masses. 

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