Chef Chris is the Founder and CEO of Culinary Bad Boy Productions and NY Catering Service, a New York based catering service. Influenced by his familyâ€™s heritage, which ranges from Argentinean, Italian and French, Chef Chris began his culinary career at The French Culinary Institute in 2009, where he became classically trained in French and Italian cuisine.
Chef Chris has cooked in several acclaimed NYC restaurants such as Celsius at Bryant Park, World Yacht, North River, to mention a few, and cooks for notables such as Puff Daddy, Chaka Khan, Jason Kidd and Orlando Magic, to name a few.
Chef Chris is a brand ambassador for Gotham Steel and can be seen on QVC. He often appears on networks such as CNN, NBC, Dr. Oz, Fox & Friends, Martha Stewart Radio, the Daily Connection, Better TV and The Daily. His culinary competitions include Food Network Season 7 (Finalist), Chopped All Stars and MTV House of Food which he has also hosted. Chris has been featured in ZAGAT, Manhattan Magazine and among several other publications. Each year chef Nirschel participates in the Food Networkâ€™s Annual Food & Wine Festival in New York, Atlantic City and Miami.
Chef Chris works with children and adults teaching them culinary skills needed to prepare some of his favorite recipes, which have been voted as â€śNew York Cityâ€™s Most Deliciousâ€ť by his culinary peers. Chef Chris also lends his time to many charities such as encourage-kids.org, NY Food Bank, and Gods Love we deliver.
Currently, Chef Chris is filming a new food show and cooking weekly for some of the top names in sports and entertainment as well as many families in the Tri-State area.