Inspired by his travels to Barcelona, Rome, Paris, Hong Kong, The South Pacific and Caribbean Islands, Chad Carns put his award-winning digital creative director career on hold to bring these exciting, global flavors home with familiar, everyday ingredients in The Gourmet Bachelor cookbook.
Carns studied culinary arts and wine at prestigious institutions in NYC. He is a distinguished guest judge at International Culinary Center and certified Tuscan Wine Master.
Chad Carns is the Founder / Food & Drink Editor of The Gourmet Bachelor website and oversees creative direction for Carnsmedia.
Chad Carns’s Reel
Chad Carns has been featured on The Today Show, Toni On!, Comedy Central, Marie Claire and Guest Chef of Conde Nast and Hearst’s NYC cafe.
Iron Chef Morimoto reveals bachelor recipe to Chad Carns
The French Culinary Institute asked Chad Carns to cover the New York Culinary Experience in Soho featuring hands-on classes with over 30 Food Network and Bravo celebrity chefs like Morimoto, Todd English and Marcus Samuelson. Carns gladly said yes with a plan to ask Iron Chef Morimoto one question — When he was a bachelor, which dish did he prepare to impress the ladies? View the video
Today Show Miami, NBC: Chad cooks 3-course gourmet dinner
Chad Carns traveled to Miami to prepare a quick and easy 3-course gourmet dinner live on the Today Show, Miami. Carns demonstrated tips from his cookbook like, “How to Cook without Heat” and “How to Achieve The Perfect Sear in 5 easy steps” as he prepared Scallop Ceviche with Hot Chili Oil, Greek Salad, Coriander-spiced Chicken Breast and Tres Leches–all from The Gourmet Bachelor: Global Flavor, Local Ingredients cookbook.
Toni On! NY! WPIX, CH 11: Thanksgiving “Bachelor” Recipes
Chad Carns followed Food Network Star, Emeril Lagasse as the feature guest when he prepared Tuna Ceviche, Coriander-crusted Duck Breast and Chicken cooked in Peanut Butter and Guinness from TGB cookbook in his Greenwich Village apartment. Carns shares a Date Night cooking video every Friday on tonionny.com
The Gourmet Bachelor’s Exclusive Thanksgiving Menu for Marie Claire
Want to put your own sophisticated, but uncomplicated, twist to the day? We asked Chad Carns of the Gourmet Bachelor cookbook for a fresh, simple menu that blends classic and modern flavors. view
Maire Claire filmed Chad Carns preparing Wild Mushroom Cups to promote his quick and easy “Modern Thanksgiving Menu”.
Bleecker Street Food Festival
Chad Carns prepares tuna ceviche and signs his new cookbook, The Gourmet Bachelor: Global Flavor, Local Ingredients, at a Bleecker Street food festival in Greenwich Village, New York
The Gourmet Bachelor Cookbook Launch Party
Chad Carns launches The Gourmet Bachelor – Global Flavor, Local Ingredients cookbook in Greenwich Village.
Pittsburgh Tribune Review
Chad answers several personal questions about his life including his childhood hero, celebrity crush, first concert and most memorable fashion mistake. view
Condé Nast Cafe, NYC
As honorary guest chef, Carns prepared Korean Shrimp BBQ for editors at GQ, Vanity Fair, Details, Vogue, Bon Appétit and Wired magazine.
Hearst Cafe, NYC
As honorary guest chef, Carns prepared Korean Steak BBQ for editors at Esquire, Cosmo, O, The Oprah Magazine, Redbook and Food Network magazine.
Food Network Garden Party, NYC
Carns participated in an outdoor food & wine fundraiser in which he donated an autographed cookbook and cooking demo. Photo by James Hanlon
Natural Nutmeg, Connecticut
Carns contributes a monthly article focusing on healthy living and shares a recipe and wine pairing from The Gourmet Bachelor cookbook
Chelsea Museum Fundraiser, Alan Cumming
Alan Cumming from Cabaret, GoldenEye, X2: X-Men United, bid on and won The Gourmet Bachelor: Global Flavor, Local Ingredients cookbook and private cooking demo by Chad Carns at Live Out Loud celebrity charity auction, Chelsea Museum, New York. Chad Carns prepared a 4-course vegetarian dinner in Alan’sEast Village home for him and his close friends.
Over 75 people wait in line to meet Chad Carns and receive a singed copy of The Gourmet Bachelor Cookbook at BookExpo America, New York City. Ali Binazir, Huffington Post, interviews Carns after his book signing and Tuna Ceviche demo.
Carns described his favorite take out pizza restaurant in Greenwich Village
In Your Business
In Your Business features Chad Carns as he describes in detail how he published The Gourmet Bachelor: Global Flavor, Local Ingredients cookbook.
Carns appeared as a guest on The Greg Giraldo Show
Oceans (Harpers Bazaar), Japan
Japan’s trendy men’s magazine featured Chad Carns in an article that describes “The Ideal Man”. The magazine’s writter also joined Chad for Friday Night In! and posted the experience view
Snooth.com, Fast, Fresh & Local
The Gourmet Bachelor Plenty of cookbooks promise quick, simple recipes that will get you out of your restaurant rut and back into your kitchen, whipping up weeknight dishes with time left over for Lost reruns. Then you try to cook from them. view
“This is Greenwich Village, and I am the Gourmet Bachelor, a local cookbook author,” replied Chad Carns when asked for directions by a visiting British couple. view