Get to know Curtis Stone, the host of Kitchen Inferno.

Curtis Stone, host of Beach Eats USA and Kitchen Inferno, and mentor on All-Star Academy

Photo by: Simon Dale ©2015,Television Food Network,G.P. All Rights Reserved

Simon Dale, 2015,Television Food Network,G.P. All Rights Reserved

Curtis Stone is an internationally known chef, TV host, entrepreneur, New York Times best-selling author and chef-owner of Maude in Beverly Hills. Born in Melbourne, Australia, Curtis first found his passion for food while watching his grandmother make her legendary fudge. After finishing culinary school, he headed to London, where he honed his skills under legendary three-star Michelin genius Marco Pierre White. In a short number of years, he quickly rose through the ranks to become head chef at Marco’s highly revered restaurant, Quo Vadis. While living in London, Curtis appeared in several U.K. cooking shows before catching the eye of television producers in Australia and the United States. Curtis opened his first solo restaurant, Maude, in 2014, and it continues to receive rave reviews from respected outlets, such as Time, Travel + Leisure, Eater LA, LA Magazine, Angeleno and more. Curtis also released his latest cookbook, Good Food, Good Life: 130 Simple Recipes You’ll Love to Make and Eat, in March 2014. Curtis has been featured on several Food Network series, including Kitchen Inferno, All-Star Academy, Guilty Pleasures and Beach Eats USA.

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