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Nickname Chef Jonathan
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jonathan Scinto is Food Artist, TV Host, Content Creator and Entrepreneur from Long Island, N.Y. While, most toddlers were watching Sesame Street; Jonathan was watching cooking shows. He's influenced by Julia Child, Emeril Lagasse, Gordon Ramsay and Iron Chef Showdown Japan. His mother Alison allowed him to experiment in the kitchen making crazy concoctions and even practicing his knife technique on his parent's new vinyl chairs.

The Long Island native utilizes his design background to develop artistic plates with a focus on Italian and Asian influences to create what Chef Jonathan calls "Itasian", a fusion of Italian and Asian flavors. "Let Your Tongue Have Fun". He graduated college with a BFA degree from NYIT in Graphic Design and Advertising. He was hired by Post Perfect as the Client Services Manager and served A-Listers like the cast of the Sopranos, Back Street Boys, Mariah Carey and Linkin Park among others. In 2003, Jonathan opened up Home Cookin Café with his father inside a well-known health club. They were one of the first on the island to prepare their menu with scratch made ingredients.

After many years as a restaurant owner, Jonathan decided to sell his cafe and started working at a local culinary school as the Director of Recreational Cooking classes. Jonathan's wife Annmarie felt it was time for him to get his food talents in front of a national TV audience. "Of course, people would love my husband, he's a natural in front of the camera and people can relate to him, he brings an authentic freshness to TV that is missing on all the shows today".

Jonathan is the creator and host of the hit Prime Video TV series, "Family Kitchen Revival" now in the process of a major distribution deal and available for streaming on Roku via GlewedTV. "You've probably seen him on numerous TV shows like Food Network "Chopped", FOX's MasterChef 6 and several other networks like ABC, NBC and CBS. The Food Network Hand-picked Chef Jonathan to compete in "Iron Chef Showdown": Battle Autumn Bounty the live version hosted by Alton Brown.

He's been featured in Forbes, HuffPost, Good Housekeeping, BuzzFeed, Newsday, I-Heart Radio, and Total Food Service to name a few. Over the past few years Jonathan has helped raise hundreds of thousands for many local and national charities. In 2018, he was honored by Long Island Press the parent company Schneps Community News Group with the prestigious Oscar like award called the "Vicki" for "Kings of Long Island" as a top entrepreneur and businessman.

Jonathan competes yearly in food competitions and his personal favorite is the Super Bowl of food sport called the World Food Championships, where he finished 3rd in the world in the Chef Category. Jonathan's company JS Entertainment creates one of a kind food experiences and tours his national interactive live cooking show "Get'n Saucy w/ Scinto", creates unscripted TV shows and social media content for numerous platforms.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Ann

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