Mario Rizzotti is an acclaimed television personality and Italian culinary expert. He most recently served a judge on the Food Network’s Iron Chef America,and was called to judge Iron Chefs like Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Marc Forgione, Bobby Flay, Masaharu Morimoto and more. You've seen Mario alongside celebrity Chef Art Smith, Oprah Winfrey’s longtime former chef; Food Network TV star Ted Allen; TV Host/Producer David Rocco; Vogue Food Critic Jeffrey Steingarten; The Biggest Loser Host and NBC's Days of our Lives star Alison Sweeney; Martin Yan and many others.
“My motto is simple like my food: an authentic Italian meal is not a consumption of food but a celebration of la dolce vita. From balsamic vinegar to EVOO... let me be your guide.”