" Meanwhile, the furies at Gawker labeled the contestant pool "gay, married and/or ugly" and tossed an extra few barbed compliments in the direction of Tailor pastry chef Sam Mason. "I called Sam, and I said, 'So I'm ugly and you're gay, how do you feel about that? He grew up in upstate New York and remembers making apples from local farms into pies with his mom.9. Before he rose to fame as a chef, Iuzzini was a frequent fixture of NYC nightlife, rocking spiky platinum-blond hair and going by the moniker Johnny Quest. During this period, he would sign his beeper messages with the numbers 50538 3838 which, upside down, read "BEBE BESOS," meaning "baby kisses." 6.' He was like, 'I'm all right with that.' I'm like, 'Yeah, I guess I am, too.'" At least one pal insists that Iuzzini didn't mind the attention. "It was nice to be included in such a distinguished group of chefs and gentlemen," deadpans Iuzzini, "and to my very good friend and great chef Aaron Sanchez: You got a bigger picture, huh? He started his training at the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in Hyde Park, N. When he worked for famed chef Daniel Boulud at New York's Restaurant Daniel, Iuzzini and co-chefs Neil Gallagher and Brad Thompson were known as the "Pyramid of Darkness." 5.Although Iuzzini hinted that there might be a special lady sampling his hand-dipped bonbons, he sounded open to possibilities. "I work about 12 to 14 hours [a day], so that leaves about 10 hours for dating.I don't need to sleep much." Iuzzini found out about his win in the middle of yesterday's grueling sojourn in pastry heaven. The network will not put this season back on air, and will reveal the season's winner at a later date.Iuzzini is a judge on the baking competition show, which is America's version of the extremely popular episodes," a spokesperson for the network said Wednesday.This season’s winner will be announced at a later date.Episodes of Iuzzini issued his own statement on Thursday: “While I understand ABC felt pressured to make this difficult decision, I am extremely disappointed and saddened that the show will not continue to air as scheduled.
Four of Iuzzini’s former employees came forward in late November, claiming that the celebrity chef sexually harassed and abused them.
One alleged that he stuck his tongue in her ear multiple times, according to .