Philadelphia restaurant in 2001. In addition to his reign on Iron Chef, he now oversees kitchens throughout the world, including NYC, Napa, Waikiki, Mumbai and Mexico City. Perhaps it’s his global cred that led him to be selected for what may be his greatest star turn yet - judge at the 2012 Miss Universe contest.
Yes, the top toque tweeted today that he’s excited to be participating. He’ll join musician Cee Lo Green, World Series MVP Pablo Sandoval and assorted other pseudo-celebs on the December 19 telecast. Good taste in food means good taste in women? Sure, why not.