About the Host
Curtis Stone Curtis Stone is an internationally known chef, TV host, entrepreneur and New York Times best-selling author. Born in Melbourne, Australia, Curtis first found his passion for food while watching his grandmother make her legendary fudge and his mother roast her perfect pork crackling. After finishing culinary school, he took a job at the Savoy Hotel in Melbourne before heading to London, where he honed his skills under legendary three-star Michelin genius Marco Pierre White. While living in London, Curtis appeared in several U.K. cooking shows before catching the eye of television producers in Australia. Curtis has appeared on numerous daytime and prime-time television shows. Curtis most recently opened his first restaurant, Maude, in Beverly Hills in February 2014, which has received rave reviews from LA Weekly (2014's Best New Restaurant), LA Magazine (4 out of 4 stars), Angeleno and more.