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Dustin Gallagher

Dustin Gallagher is a Canadian chef and television personality. Dustin Gallagher rose to prominence after participating as a contestant in the first season of the reality cooking show “Top Chef.”

Early Life

Dustin Gallagher was born in Canada and holds Canadian nationality. In addition, he was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. However, the exact date of birth, ethnicity, and age are unknown and he has never revealed it in the media. Looking at his appearance, he seems to be 30-35 years old.

The details about his childhood life, parents, as well as his sibling’s names and profession have not been made public by Gallagher. Since his childhood days, he built an interest in cooking and was passionate about it.

Dustin Gallagher – Education

He seems to be an educated person but the man has never revealed his academic background and qualifications. Moreover, he may have completed his matriculation from a local community school and may have taken cooking classes.

Professional Career

Dustin Gallagher is one of the most popular chefs and television personalities in Canada. When he was 22, he joined  Chef Susur Lee’s team at his internationally acclaimed restaurant, Susur, where he worked for six years, eventually becoming Sous Chef. Dustin then went on to become Executive Chef at the Toronto restaurant Grace.

Grace was named one of Toronto Life’s Top Ten Best New Restaurants in 2009 during its first year of operation. Dustin received the Gourmet Ood & Wine Expo’s Nine of Dine Award as one of Toronto’s greatest new chefs the same year.

He is currently the Executive Chef at Peoples Eatery and 416 Snack Bar, and he enjoys his job. Moreover, he takes joy in excelling in high-pressure circumstances, as evidenced by his trademark smile and boundless enthusiasm.

Top Chef Canada (Season five)

Dustin participated in the Canadian reality competition television series “Top Chef Canada” in its first season. In the competition, he finished in fourth position. The show was aired from April 11 – July 4, 2011.

Caption: Dustin Gallagher competing in the Canada reality show, Top Chef Canada All-Stars (Source: Eat North)

However, six years later, in 2017, he was approached back to the show Top Chef Canada Allstars Seasons. He finished as the runner-up whereas his fellow chef Nicole Gomes became the winner in that season. The series was aired from April 2 – June 4, 2017

Net Worth 2024

As a successful chef, and working as a head chef for the top restaurant in Canada, he has earned a handsome sum of money. However, he has not shared anything regarding his exact net worth, salary, and income in public or the media.

Relationship Status

Dustin Gallagher seems to married man looking at his Instagram posts. However, he has never revealed about his relationship status in front of the public.

He frequently shared photos of his cookin as well as a girl who seems to be his daughter [Not Confirmed] on his social media handle. Yet, it is still a mystery when it comes to his personal life.

As of now, this celebrity chef has never gotten into any major controversy or scandals. However, he has maintained a clean profile and is focused on his career.

Body Measurements

Caption: Dustin Gallagher with his smiling face (Source: Instagram)

The celebrity chef is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs average. In addition, he has a pair of brown eyes with blonde haircolorr and he loves to grow a beard.

Dustin Gallagher – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@dusty416’ there are over 4.3k followers. Likewise, there are 592 followers on his Twitter page ‘@dustingallagher’ and he is not present on Facebook.