Carla Hall Biography
Carla Hall is a renowned American chef, TV personality, and former model. She is widely known for appearing in the fifth and eighth seasons of “Top Chef,” Bravo’s cooking competition show. Hall was a co-host on “The Chew,” a one-hour talk show centered on food from all angles, which premiered on ABC in September 2011. In addition, she is the author of a cookbook, “Chasing Flavor: Techniques and Recipes to Cook Fearlessly.” She also is the host of “Chasing Flavor” on Max. As a model, Hall spent several years working as a model on the runways of Paris, Milan, and London before returning to the United States.
Carla Hall Age | Birthday
Hall is 59 years old as of 2023. She was born on May 12, 1964, so she celebrates her birthday on the 12th of May every year.
Carla Hall Parents
Chef Hall was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, to her parents Audrey Hall (mother) and Fredrick Hall (father). Her Father worked as an Accountant and her mother is a Retired Nurse. Besides, Hall has a half-sister named Kimberly Hall.
Carla Hall Height
Chef Hall stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 11 inches (approximately).
Carla Hall Husband and Children
Chef Hall has been married to Matthew Lyons since 2006. According to Matthew’s website, he is a “yoga and meditation guide” out of D.C. Hall does not have biological children but she has a stepson named Noah.
Carla Hall Education
Hall graduated from Howard University’s Business School with a degree in accounting in 1986. She worked as a Certified Public Accountant for two years, then decided to pursue a culinary career. Hall then enrolled in L’Academie de Cuisine in Bethesda, Maryland, where she graduated with a Culinary Career Training certificate.
Carla Hall Career
Hall is a chef. Her culinary journey began when she started a lunch delivery service called the Lunch Bunch in Washington, D.C. She then enrolled in L’Academie de Cuisine in Bethesda, Maryland, graduating with a Culinary Career Training certificate. From here, she went on to serve an externship at the Henley Park Hotel, where she was then promoted to sous chef. By 1999, Hall was the executive chef at the Garden Cafe in the State Plaza Hotel, a sister hotel. She then served as executive chef of the Washington Club, a private social club. In 2001, Hall started her own catering company, Alchemy Caterers, based in Wheaton, Maryland. Hall remains in charge of the company, which she renamed Alchemy by Carla Hall.
Hall gained popularity when she appeared in the fifth and eighth seasons of Top Chef, Bravo’s cooking competition show. She was a co-host on The Chew, a one-hour talk show centered on food from all angles, which premiered on ABC in September 2011. In 2021, she released her latest cookbook, Chasing Flavor: Techniques and Recipes to Cook Fearlessly.
In addition, Hall began hosting “Worst Cooks in America” with Anne Burrell, in 2021 and is also host and judge on “Best Baker” in America.
Carla Hall Chasing Flavor
Carla Hall’s latest cookbook, Chasing Flavor: Techniques and Recipes to Cook Fearlessly, was published in 2021. The book is a collection of recipes and techniques that Carla has developed over the years. It includes recipes for dishes such as Nashville Hot Fried Chicken, Crispy Pork Belly with Watermelon Salad, and Chocolate Chip Cookies.
Carla Hall Net Worth
Carla Hall’s net worth is estimated to be around $2.5 million. She is a successful chef, television personality, business owner, and author. Hall is the owner of a catering business called Alchemy by Carla Hall. She has written the cookbooks Cooking with Love: Comfort Food that Hugs You and Chasing Flavor.
Carla Hall’s Instagram handle is @Carlaphall, with 536K followers as of January 2023.