Part worldly epicure, part laid-back surfer, Marc Murphy fell in love with French and Italian cuisine during a childhood spent living throughout Europe. He went on to work in some of the most highly esteemed kitchens in the world from Paris to Monte Carlo and today is one of New York's most celebrated chefs.
Marc Murphy: The Basics
I believe that if you ask a person to list 25 things about themselves you may not have known already, you’re likely to get to the true essence of who they are pretty quickly. To that end, we decided to forego standard, run-of-the-mill biographies and replace them with lists which paint much brighter pictures of each member of our team. I even added an extra five to mine for good measure.
OFF THE CHOPPING BLOCK: 25 THINGS I LOVE ABOUT CHOPPED
You may or may not know that I have the very distinguished honor of being a judge on The Food Network’s hit series CHOPPED. I’ve been on the show since the first season aired in 2009, and every episode is a truly incredible experience. I love the cast, the crew, my fellow judges and most of all, what it teaches me as a chef every day.
There are a million reasons why I love what I do, but I’d have to say the number one thing that makes coming to work every day feel nothing like a job and everything like a party are the people I am fortunate enough to be in this crazy business with. I love each and every one of them. Without this crew, I’d probably still be painting apartments on the Lower East Side. You can read more about each of them below.