Frankie Celenza

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Frankie Celenza is a cook and television personality. Since 2009 he has shared his love of cooking and eating Italian on the screen. That passion led to three seasons of his 5-time New York Emmy Award-winning show “Frankie Cooks.” As a chef Frankie has been personally invited to The White House to create recipes using the first lady Michelle Obama’s White House Kitchen Garden and cooked for Novak Djokovic and his team during the 2016 U.S. Open Championship. His cooking knowledge has been primary self imposed, acquired through curiosity, Italian nonnas, culinary school classes and a stint at Lupa which ended when Tastemade asked him to join their team full time in 2016. Now one of their core talent, his recipes and shows have been watched tens of millions of times over.