Jeff Mauro is the host of the Emmy-nominated series, Sandwich King and co-host of the four time Emmy-nominated show, The Kitchen. A renowned chef and performance artist, Jeff was named the winner of Season 7 of the reality TV series, Food Network Star.
Born in Chicago, Jeff graduated from Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, after which he opened up Prime Time Deli & Catering business with his cousin. During this time, Jeff doubled as a performer; crafting his signature sandwiches, soups and salads during the day, and acting in plays, at night.
With his dexterity in the kitchen and acting skills on the stage, Jeff moved to Hollywood where he enrolled in the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu and graduated as a valedictorian. After finishing his culinary program, Jeff returned to Chicago, where he taught cooking lessons and excelled as a private corporate chef and sandwich artist whilst still performing on stage during the weekend.
Jeff will be at the GTBank Food and Drink Festival on April 28th, 29th, 30th and May 1st, 2019, to discuss Making the Ultimate Sandwich