Georgia Pellegrini Biography
Georgia Pellegrini is an American author, chef, television personality, and outdoor adventure expert. She is the host of the TV show “Wild Food” on Discovery Network’s Destination America.
Pellegrini attended high school at the Chapin School in New York City and later joined Wellesley College where she graduated with a degree in International Relations.
She is the creator of Adventure Getaways, where she leads women on trips that feature a variety of rugged outdoor activities. The Getaways were described in a 2013 New York Times “T” Magazine article. She has been featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Iron Chef America, the Today Show with Matt Lauer, Today, HBO’s Real Sports, ABC’s The Chew, and NPR, among hundreds of other radio, TV, and newspaper outlets.
Georgia Pellegrini Age
Pellegrini was born on 25 February 1981 in Sparkill, New York, U.S.A. She is 38 years old as of 2019.
Georgia Pellegrini Family
Pellegrini was born to photographer Roger Pellegrini and actress Maureen Mooney. She grew up in a family that her great-grandfather owned and worked, Tulipwood.
Chef Georgia Pellegrini
Growing up in the farm made Pellegrini develop a passion for simple farm-to-table food and a deep
connection to the outdoors.
She later enrolled at the French Culinary Institute after stints in investment banking. Pellegrini began to work in farm-to-table restaurants in the U.S. (Gramercy Tavern and Blue Hill at Stone Barns) and France (La Chassagnette), driving heavy farm equipment, and harvesting both meat and plants for dinner.
Georgia Pellegrini TV Show
Pellegrini hosts the TV show “Wild Food” on Discovery Network’s Destination America.
Georgia Pellegrini Husband
Pellegrini keeps her personal life very private and has not disclosed any information on her dating life or marriage.
Georgia Pellegrini Books
Modern Pioneering: More Than 150 Recipes, Projects, and Skills for a Self-Sufficient Life – 2014
In Modern Pioneering, she teaches modern-day pioneer skills and “manual literacy”. Modern Pioneering is a cookbook, backyard gardening and homesteading guide for people who want to grow food efficiently, cook seasonal recipes, or even try foraging, camping, and living off the land.
Food Heroes: 16 Culinary Artisans Preserving Tradition – 2010
In Food Heroes, she tells the story of 16 food artisans around the world who are fighting to preserve their traditions. The book was nominated for an IACP award for best culinary writing with recipes.
Girl Hunter: Revolutionizing the Way We Eat, One Hunt at a Time – 2011
In Girl Hunter, she writes about the experience of traveling around the U.S. and abroad to hunt her own meat. How she teamed up with veteran hunters to add to the adventures. Girl Hunter includes recipes as well as descriptions of the many characters she met on her food travels. It was named one of the Top 10 Sports Books of 2012 by Booklist, a Best Book of the Month by Amazon and lauded in reviews by Publishers Weekly and the Wall Street Journal.
A Girl Hunter trailer was released in which Pellegrini talks about her food philosophy as a chef and hunter in December 2011.
Georgia Pellegrini Blog
Pellegrini has a website and blog where she chronicles her adventures, provides tutorials on “pioneer skills”, and features profiles of the artisans she meets in her travels. Pellegrini’s site was nominated for a 2010 Bloggie Award.
Georgia Pellegrini’s Net Worth
The adventurer and professional chef have not yet disclosed her net worth.