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Guy Fieri was born in Columbus Ohio , the son of Penny Anne and Lewis James Ferry. He grew up in Ferndale in rural Humboldt county California
During high school, he was a forgein exchange student to France, where he developed his interest in food and cooking.
His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent; Fieri changed his surname, Ferry, back to his family's original surname, Fieri, when he got married in 1995, in order to honor his immigrant great-grandfather
He later managed and owned restaurants. Fieri attended the University of las vegas and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Management in 1990.
After graduation, he went to work for Stoufers developing restaurant concepts in southern california and managing their flagship restaurant in Long Beach California
After three years in southern California, he became district manager of Louise's Trattoria, managing six locations along with recruiting and training for the restaurants.
Subsequently they developed Tex Wasabi's (barbecue and sushi) in 2003 in Santa Rosa, adding a second location in Sacramento's Arden-Arcade area in 2007. An additional Johnny Garlic's was opened in Dublin, California, in 2011.
His first New York City restaurant, Guy's American Kitchen and Bar, opened in 2012 to scathing New York Times coverage by Pete Wells that has been called the most widely read restaurant review ever. In April 2014, Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen and Bar opened in Las Vegas.