Chef Alex Guarnaschelli is no stranger to serving up delicious meals on TV, but the [Food Network]/tag/food-network) star had some seriously juicy news to share on Saturday — SHE’S ENGAGED!!!*
Guaranaschelli, who has appeared on culinary staples like “Chopped,” “Iron Chef” and “Worst Cooks In America,” was elated to reveal the exciting moment to fans via social media.
“Ok @chefmike808 , you’re on! ?” the Iron Chef wrote while showing off a beautiful engagement ring with a huge emerald stone.
Guarnaschelli has been in a relationship with fellow chef Michael Castellon who has even appeared alongside the star as her sous chef during TV competitions.
The dazzling green gem also features diamonds on either side of the ring. Chef Mike also posted a photo with the hashtag, #SheSaidYes and #Luckiest #Guy #Ever.
The engagement also holds another special meaning, as it is Guarnaschelli’s 48th birthday! Chef Mike wished her a happy birthday in his post, and we’re pretty sure she’ll remember this one forever.
It didn’t take long for the congratulations from her fellow celebrities to begin rolling in as the news spread throughout the culinary world and beyond.
Fellow Food Network star, Simon Majumdar wrote, “Congratulations. I am very happy to hear your amazing news!”
Food Network got in on giving their star a nod, commenting, “Congratulations! We’re so happy for you, Alex!”
It’s unclear how long Guarnaschelli and Chef Mike have been dating, but the relationship has been referenced on social media as early as 2019. The Iron Chef has been married once before, from 2007 – 2015, and has one daughter from that relationship.