Bobby Flay has proven himself to be a force in the culinary world. He is the owner and executive chef of two popular and critically acclaimed New York restaurants Bar Americain and Gato. In the past few years, this native New Yorker has ventured outside of his hometown to open Mesa Grill Las Vegas at Caesars Palace, Bobby Flay Steak at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, Mesa Grill Bahamas at the Cove Atlantis and Bobby's Burger Palace in eighteen locations around the country. Bobby appears daily on a series of Food Network shows, including "Beat Bobby Flay", "Barbecue Addiction", "Throwdown with Bobby Flay", "Iron Chef America", "Food Network Star" and "Brunch @ Bobby's" on Cooking Channel. He is the author of thirteen cookbooks with his next cookbook, Brunch @ Bobby’s forthcoming in fall 2015.