Chef Christopher Covelli
Chef Christopher Covelli is a graduate of the French Culinary Institute in New York City where he was trained by world-renowned chefs including Andre Soltner, Jacques Pepin, and Alain Saihac. His background, training, and living experiences have enabled him to speak five languages and specialize in Classic French, Italian, and Spanish cuisine as well as American Haute Cuisine. For the last eight years, Chef Covelli has been the guest chef at the Senior PGA for KitchenAid.
Chef Covelli served the Baltimore Orioles at Spring Training for five years and has been the chef for the Blue Angels at the Seattle Sea Fair for four years. He has been featured on a number of TV shows around the country, including the Food Network shows. Alex vs. America, Rachel vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off and Beat Bobby Flay.
Chef Covelli’s cooking expertise earned him invitations as guest chef for seven James Beard Foundation Dinners. In addition, he was the owner and chef of L’Uva Restaurant on Cape Cod, MA, and has earned five Wine Spectator Awards of Excellence.
Chef Covelli is the Executive Chef and co-owner at Sage Restaurant and Bijou Garden Cafe in Sarasota, Fl. He also serves as the senior chef instructor at Toscana Saporita Cooking School in Lucca, Italy, and is on the Board of Directors for Florida Winefest & Auction / Caring for Children Charities, Equality Florida, and Project Pride SRQ.