CHEF, RESTAURATEUR, TV PERSONALITY, COOKBOOK AUTHOR
“My greatest pleasure as a chef is cooking for others and helping people into their kitchens to teach them something new, while also demonstrating that amazing food can be simple and straightforward.”
Marc Murphy is a Chef & Restaurateur who has been cooking for over thirty years. Son of a globetrotting diplomat, he started 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. He is a judge on Food Network’s top-rated shows, Chopped and Chopped Junior and has appeared on Guy’s Grocery Games, Guy’s Ranch Kitchen, Beat Bobby Flay, The Today Show, Good Morning America, HSN and the Rachael Ray Show among others.
Today Murphy’s involvement in the industry moves beyond the kitchen and television. He served as the President of the Manhattan chapter of the New York State Restaurant Association from 2014 until 2018. He is both a Food Council & Board Member of City Harvest, New York City’s largest food rescue organization. Murphy also sits on the Leadership Council for Share our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign. In 2012, Marc joined the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomatic Culinary Partnership, where he took part in public diplomacy programs that engaged foreign audiences abroad as well as those visiting the United States. He traveled to Italy numerous times, China and Turkey as part of program. Today he continues that work through The Culinary Diplomacy Project traveling to global destinations including Jordan and Belgium as a representative of American culture and cuisine.
Marc is the author of Season with Authority: Confident Home Cooking his top selling cookbook and in summer 2019 launched his debut podcast, Food 360 hosted by Marc and produced by iHeartRadio.