15+ Photos of Your Favorite Food Network Chefs Before They Were Famous
Stars, they're just like us — or at least, they used to be. Food Network's most famous personalities are glamorous now, but they went through phases just like everyone else. Read on for the ultimate throwback experience of photos of Giada de Laurentiis, Alton Brown, and . . . you'll have to guess who else!
Giada de Laurentiis
Giada shared this throwback photo of herself with the caption, "my '80s look."
Ina and Jeffrey are relationship goals. The chef shared this photo on Instagram with the caption, "Twelve years before Jeffrey and I met. Does it look like I'm wondering where he is??"
He's a stud now, and he was a stud then.
No surprise there — GZ was also a supercute baby back in the day.
One more of Geoffrey because he deserves three.
It's hard to believe, but Katie Lee is the toddler in this photo. She shared this photo on Instagram of her and her mom hanging out in the '80s.
Jeff Mauro posted this throwback on Instagram with the caption, "These two 21 year olds...complete with hot hairdos & ill-fitting undershirts."
That dress! The Kitchen host Sunny Anderson shared this adorable prom photo from high school in 1992 in San Antonio, TX.
Can you name all the chefs in this photo? That's Bobby Flay cooking for Julia Child's 80th birthday!
What a cutie! Chopped host and Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli shared a photo of her 6-year-old self with her aunt on Instagram.
The Chopped host shared this photo of himself on Instagram and wrote, "#tbt to much younger days."
What a cutie! Marc Murphy showed that he's clearly always had a love of food with this adorable #TBT on Instagram.
Ree Drummond, aka the Pioneer Woman, shared this high school photo on Facebook. "I no longer wear Add-a-Bead necklaces, I don't use Sun-In on my hair anymore, and I may or may not have a few more fine lines and wrinkles now," she wrote.
Aarón Sánchez began perfecting his cooking skills at an early age — that's him in the middle.
"Me at 2 years old with my beloved teddy," Marcus wrote on Instagram.
While Paula Deen now has her own network, she did grow her career on Food Network, and she shared this photo from 50 years ago that most people wouldn't be able to recognize.
The Farmhouse Rules chef shared a sweet photo from her childhood on Instagram.