Nicole Gaffney

Nicole Gaffney is a finalist on Food Network Star, Season 10.

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

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

Nicole Gaffney, 29 (Atlantic City), isn’t just another personal chef — her magnetic personality and innate culinary talent set her apart from the crowd. She grew up cooking with her Sicilian grandparents and comes from a family of commercial fishermen, and her "coastal cuisine" take on food is heavily influenced by her family and growing up in a seaside town. The kitchen is her retreat, and a career in food has always been her dream. 

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