Food Network Chef Guy Fieri is an American cook, entrepreneur and respected TV personality. Guy Fieri was born in Northern California and started his career early in life where as a boy he owned a business selling pretzels and in fact made enough money to go and study in France for a year. Guy Fieri also got a formal education from the University of Nevada in Hospitality Management. The lucky break came when Guy won a contest show The Next Food Network Star and secured a spot on the Food Network with his own cooking show. His shows became very popular because the public could relate to his down to earth personality and cooking style. Guy Fieri is a renowned book author and currently owns two restaurants, Johnny Garlic's and Tex Wasabi. Johnny's Garlic's offers Italian and American cuisine and Tex Wasabi offers an unusual and intriguing mix of sushi and BBQ cuisine.