Scott Conant


Scott Conant (born February 19, 1971) is an American chef, restaurateur, food personality, and cookbook author. Conant was born in Waterbury, Connecticut. Scott is of Italian descent on his mother's side. He began cooking at a young age, taking cooking classes at the local community college at age 11. At 15, he enrolled in a trade school for culinary arts, and then attended the Culinary Institute of America (CIA). He has since opened a number of very popular restaurants in North America, written numerous cookbooks, and appeared on or starred in many food-related television shows. A distant relative of Conant's is Roger Conant, the founder of Salem, Massachusetts. Conant married his first wife, Meltem, in Bodrum, Turkey in 2007. They had one child. He married his second wife, Diane, in 2010. While at the CIA, Conant interned at the famous New York City restaurant San Domenico, an experience that had a decisive impact on the young chef. After graduation, he spent a year in Munich, Germany mastering the art of pastry at the Hotel Bayerischer Hof. He returned to the United States and San Domenico, working as a sous chef and helping the restaurant garner three stars from The New York  ( Wikipedia article )


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Date of birth
Place of birth
Meltem Conant


Institution From To
Culinary Institute of America

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