Gabriele Corcos Biography
(Italian Celebrity Cook, Entrepreneur and Television Personality)
Birthday: October 7, 1972 (Libra)
Born In: Fiesole, Italy
Gabriele Corcos is an Italian celebrity cook, television personality, and entrepreneur. He is the host, creator, and producer of the Cooking Channel’s cooking show ‘Extra Virgin’. He is also the author of ‘Extra Virgin’, one of the New York Times best-selling cookbooks. Besides these, he is the owner of The Tuscan Gun Officine Alimentari shop that specializes in cuisine from his home country as well as his American staple recipes. Corcos, who is extremely benevolent, has involved himself with many anti-hunger charities. He once competed in Food Network's ‘Chopped’ and supported the charity Feeding America. He also once participated in ‘Live Below the Line Challenge’ along with his family. The Italian celebrity chef, who became a part of Food Bank For New York City in 2014, hosted a pop-up dinner series that year which in turn benefited the Food Bank. An interesting fact: very few people know that Corcos studied medicine at the Italian army academy as well as religiously studied music before pursuing his culinary career!