|Full Name John Pisto|
Years active 1960-present
Name John Pisto
|Born January 20, 1940 (age 75) (1940-01-20) Monterey, California, U.S.|
Occupation TV personality, culinary chef, restaurateur
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John Pisto, also known as Chef John Pisto, (born January 20, 1940) is an American culinary arts chef and host of Monterey's Cooking, a daily program which is aired five times a week on the AmericanLife (ALN) Network as well as the Comcast Cable Network. He is also the proprietor and owner of The Whaling Station, a noted prime steak restaurant located in Monterey County.
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- Montereys Cookin TV show
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Monterey's Cookin TV show
Chef Pisto's TV program Monterey's Cookin, primarily showcases California-Mediterranean Cuisine, but also often takes on an international flavor. Often, Pisto will take viewers on adventures to culinary points of interest in various places around the globe, then return to his Monterey, California kitchen to prepare a recipe related to the excursion. Segments of the show have been filmed in China, Tunisia, Italy, France, Thailand, Portugal, and Spain, as well as dozens of US locales.
When in the studio kitchen, Chef Pisto invites guests to appear on the show. Celebrity guests have included chef Julia Child, renowned chef Charlie Trotter, wine critic Jerry Mead, as well as former White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta, musicians Johnny Rivers and Sammy Hagar, and racing legend, Mario Andretti.
Pisto and his wife, both grandparents, reside in Monterey.