Dacor Kitchen Appliances: Dacor Chefs, Cookbooks, And Recipes

Dacor Chefs Index

Dacor Chefs

Introducing our celebrity chef partners, talented and passionate culinary professionals who can help you spice up your cooking and make the most of your Dacor appliances.

Brian Malarkey
Brian Malarkey

A native of Bend, Oregon, Brian Malarkey lived a cowboy lifestyle, growing up on a horse ranch and spending summers on the Oregon coast.  He was inspired bythe cooking of his grandmother in her beach house kitchen, where her old friend and famed foodie, James Beard, often joined her.  After being seduced all of his life by the fresh seafood and abundant produce that the Oregon country side has to offer, Brian enrolled in Western Culinary Institute's Le Cordon bleu cooking school in Portland.

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Fabio Viviani
Fabio Viviani

Fabio Viviani is the owner of Café Firenze in Moorpark, California and Firenze Osteria in Toluca Lake, California.  He also was Top Chef Season 5 Fan Favorite, was the stand-out chef on Top Chef, Season 5, which was just nominated three times for the 2009 Emmys.  Fabio was on Top Chef Season 8, All Stars and as always received raves from fans.

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Jan D'Atri
Jan D'Atri

Award-winning television personality and cookbook author Jan D’Atri serves up cherished family recipes, with a helping of heartwarming stories on the side. Along with her mother, Livia D’Atri, Jan dishes out her culinary secrets — and gives you the chance to share yours. It’s like a family get-together you don’t want to miss. Dacor has proudly sponsored Jan & Livia’s Heritage Recipe Cookbook Tour, a series of regional events which launched Summer 2007.

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Jim Coleman
Jim Coleman

Chef Jim Coleman is one of America’s only multi-media celebrity chefs, having mastered television, radio, and print. He has been dubbed “the spatula-wielding king of all media” by Restaurant Hospitality Magazine, a title he continues to hold. When he’s not in the kitchen, Coleman is in front of a microphone. Coleman's long-running TV cooking series, Flavors of America® runs weekly on PBS and daily on cable networks such as CN8, the Comcast Network.

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Stephen Hualde
Stephen Hualde

Dacor's Head Chef, Stephen Hualde, is a graduate of the California School of Culinary Arts and an integral member of the Dacor Design and Culinary Center team.  His training, experience and enthusiasm make him an invaluable instructor for both the novice, as well as advanced cook, wanting to learn more about either food preparation or features of their Dacor appliance.

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