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Scott Conant

Scott Conant

Scott Conant is a famous American chef, restaurateur, and cookbook author who is popular for his three-star New York restaurants Scarpetta NY and L’Impero.

Scott Conant was born on February 19, 1971, in Waterbury, Connecticut, the United States. As of 2019, his age is 48 years old with his birth sign Pisces.

He holds American nationality and belongs to the American- Italian ethnic background. Scott is of Italian descent on his mother’s side.


Conant began cooking at a young age, taking cooking classes at the local community college at age 11 years old. He enrolled in W.F. Kaynor Technical High School for culinary arts. After that, he attended the Culinary Institute of America (CIA). Then after his graduation, he spent a year in Munich, Germany, mastering the art of pastry at the Hotel Bayerischer Hof.

Scott Conant has an estimated net worth of around $5 million as of 2019. He made this entire earning by working as a chef. Also, he is famous for his extraordinary cooking skills, this much of net worth is not a matter of surprise.

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Caption: Scott Conant

As Scott is still working as a chef then he will surely earn more than this in the coming days. So looking at his net worth and the way he is progressing in her field, we are sure that he will earn a lot more than this in the coming days.

Is Scott Conant still married?

Scott Conant has married twice in his life. Previously he was married to Chris Cannon. It is said that more than husband and wife, they were business partners and also had two restaurants in their name. Later, due to some problems, they ended their marriage through a divorce.

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Caption: Scott Conant with his wife and daughter

After the divorce, Scott married his longtime girlfriend Meltem Conant in the year 2007 in Bodrum, Turkey. As for now, the couple is blessed with a beautiful daughter named Ayla Sophia Reina, born on 8th February 2010 and Karya Eva Maria born on 19th September 2012. As of now, they might are spending very happy and blessed married life along with his family. We wish that the would always remain happy and blessed like this.

What is the Height of Scott Conant?

Scott stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches whereas his weight is around 87 kg. He is healthy and handsome with brown eyes as well as dark brown hair.

Scott is very active on social media such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He has around 303k followers on his Instagram and more than 159k followers on his Twitter. He keeps on posting pictures of delicious foods on his social sites.

Scott Conant’s Career

Scott Conant began his career as a sous chef. Then he started helping the restaurant garner three stars from The New York Times. After that, Cesare Casella selected him to be chef de cuisine at Il Toscanaccio, an Upper East Side Tuscan-style restaurant.

A year later, he went on to revamp two institutions: Barolo in SoHo and Chianti on the Upper East Side. His current ventures include The Ponte, Mora Italian, and Masso Osteria. Further, he also opened Cellaio Steak at Resorts World Catskills in Monticello, New York.

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Caption: Scott Conant American chef

Moreover, Scott became executive chef at City Eatery, located on the Bowery in New York City. His initial television appearances included segments of The Today Show.

Also, he was the champion of Season Three of Chopped All-Stars. Till now, Scott Conant has published three cookbooks. As of now, he appears as a judge on the Food Network’s show Chopped. Also, he has a very successful career as a chef.


He received three Stars from The New York Times for L’Impero and Scarpetta New York. Further, he received four Stars from Miami Herald for Scarpetta Miami. In the year 200, he won the title of Best New Restaurant from the James Beard Foundation for L’Impero. Next year, he received the Best New Chef title from Food & Wine Magazine.

Facts of Scott Conant

Full NameScott Conant
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthFebruary 19, 1971
Age49 years 9 months
Place Of BirthWaterbury, Connecticut, United States
Height 5 feet 10 inches 
Weight87 kg
ProfessionChef, Restaurateur, and Cookbook author
EducationThe Culinary Institute of America, W.F. Kaynor Technical High School 
SpouseMeltem Conant (m. 2007)
ChildrenAyla Sophia Reina and Karya Eva Maria.
FacebookScott Conant Facebook
TwitterScott Conant Twitter
InstagramScott Conant Instagram
IMDBScott Conant IMDB
AwardsJames Beard Award for Best New Restaurant
NominationsJames Beard Award for Best Chef: New York City
TV Shows24 Hour Restaurant Battle, Chopped, The Best Thing I Ever Ate

Quick Facts of Scott Conant

1Father of a daughter.
2Chef/owner of "D.O.C.G." wine bar in Las Vegas.
3Since his mother is from Italy and his father is from Maine, his favorite family dish he makes is stewed rabbit with biscuits.
4At age 19, worked in New Orleans as a sous chef for four months.
5Favorite sugary sweet: tangerine creamsicle.
6Chef/owner of "Scarpetta" restaurants in Manhattan, Miami, Beverly Hills, at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, and Toronto, Ontario.
7Distant cousin of Roger Conant, the founder of Salem, Massachusetts.
8At 15, enrolled in a trade school for culinary arts and then attended the Culinary Institute of Arts (CIA).
9Resides in New York City.

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