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Jeff Mauro Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children

Jeff Mauro Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth July 24, 1978
Zodiac Sign Leo
Spouse Sarah Mauro

Jeff Mauro is an American chef who became a well-known star on Food Network by hosting cooking shows like Sandwich King (2011-2014) and $24 in 24 (2012). Additionally, he co-hosted the cooking-themed talk show The Kitchen (2014-2022) on Food Network alongside Sunny Anderson, Geoffrey Zakarian, Marcela Valladolid, and Katie Lee.

Born Name

Jeffrey Michael Mauro

Nick Name

Jeff, The Sandwich King of Chicago

Jeff Mauro as seen taking an Instagram selfie in May 2022
Jeff Mauro as seen taking an Instagram selfie in May 2022 (Jeff Mauro / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Residence

Elmwood Park, Illinois, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Mauro studied at Bradley University situated in Peoria, Illinois, and graduated with a degree in radio and television in 2000.

He later attended the culinary school Le Cordon Bleu in Los Angeles and graduated as the valedictorian of his class.

Occupation

Chef

Family

  • Father – August ‘Gus’ Mauro
  • Mother – Pam Mauro
  • Siblings – Frank Mauro (Brother), Emily Mauro (Younger Sister), He has 1 more sister.

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm

Weight

72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jeff has dated –

  1. Sarah Mauro – He is happily married to his college sweetheart, Sarah Mauro. The couple is parents to a son named Lorenzo Mauro.
Jeff Mauro as seen in an Instagram picture with his wife and son in September 2023
Jeff Mauro as seen in an Instagram picture with his wife and son in September 2023 (Jeff Mauro / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has Italian ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Pointed chin

Jeff Mauro Favorite Things

  • Foods – Pizza, Sandwich
  • Sandwich – Pastrami on rye with mustard
  • Drinks – Anything with Tequila or Mescal
  • Guest Judge On Food Network StarGuy Fieri
  • Restaurant During Christmastime – Edelweiss German American Cuisine
  • Family-Friendly Restaurant – Parachute
  • Restaurants For Date NightGibsons Bar & Steakhouse, Imperial LamianGT Prime Steakhouse
  • Color – Pastrami
  • Smell – Meat Smoke

SourceMashed, Time Out, Medium, FoodNetwork.com

Jeff Mauro as seen smiling in an Instagram picture taken in December 2023
Jeff Mauro as seen smiling in an Instagram picture taken in December 2023 (Jeff Mauro / Instagram)

Jeff Mauro Facts

  1. He released his cookbook titled Come on Over: 111 Fantastic Recipes for the Family That Cooks, Eats and Laughs Together in 2021.
  2. In 2020, the Portland Press Herald found Mauro leading the poll for ‘Food Network’s Most Unpopular Personality.’
  3. He owns 2 pet dogs named JoJo and Pinot G.
  4. He competed in season 7 of the reality television series Food Network Star in 2011. Jeff emerged as the winner over runner-up Susie Jimenez and his winning prize included the opportunity to host his own show Sandwich King, which premiered on Food Network on August 21, 2011.
  5. He supports his home football team, the Chicago Bears.
  6. In addition to cooking, Jeff is equally passionate about acting. In fact, he even moved to Los Angeles for a few years to try his luck as an actor.
  7. In 2012, he received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for ‘Outstanding Culinary Program’ for Sandwich King, but the award was won by Bobby Flay for his show, Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Addiction. Similarly, he received his second Daytime Emmy Award nomination in the ‘Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host’ category for The Kitchen in 2017.
  8. While giving his first take for the first full season of Sandwich King, Jeff ended up accidentally cutting his thumb pretty badly while chopping up some parsley. Although deeply embarrassed, he was reassured by Bob Tuschman that Rachael Ray went through the same ordeal while filming her first televised show.
  9. He shares more than a passing resemblance to the comedian and late-night talk show host, Jimmy Fallon.

Featured Image by Jeff Mauro / Instagram

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