Founder / Food & Drink Editor, The Gourmet Bachelor

Chad Carns, Founder / Food & Drink Editor, The Gourmet Bachelor

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.

Contact Chad to inquire about TV or media possibilities>>



Iron Chef Morimoto Chad Carns

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

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

Chad Carns private cooking demo for Alan Cumming
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.


Huffington Post

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.

Next Magazine

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.

Comedy Central

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, 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

The Villager

“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