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Biography

Michael Symon cooks with soul, having grown up in a Greek and Sicilian family. The Cleveland native shares his exuberant, approachable cooking style and infectious laugh with viewers as an Iron Chef on Food Network, host of Burgers, Brew & ‘Que on Cooking Channel and formerly as a co-host on ABC’s   The Chew. Michael is the chef and owner of more than 18 restaurants, including Lola and Mabel’s BBQ   in downtown Cleveland, locals of B-Spot Burgers throughout Ohio, Angeline at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City and most recently, Mabel’s BBQ ... READ MORE

Michael Symon cooks with soul, having grown up in a Greek and Sicilian family. The Cleveland native shares his exuberant, approachable cooking style and infectious laugh with viewers as an Iron Chef on Food Network, host of Burgers, Brew & ‘Que on Cooking Channel and formerly as a co-host on ABC’s   The Chew. Michael is the chef and owner of more than 18 restaurants, including Lola and Mabel’s BBQ   in downtown Cleveland, locals of B-Spot Burgers throughout Ohio, Angeline at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City and most recently, Mabel’s BBQ  and Sara’s at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. He   is also the author of five cookbooks, including Playing With Fire (Clarkson Potter, 2018). When he’s not working, Michael loves cooking at home, playing golf, gardening in the backyard and spending time    with his wife Liz and their bulldog Ozzy.

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