Carla Hall | Biography

Posted On: 02 May, 2014


Carla Hall | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth May 12, 1964
Age 53 Years 6 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Chef
Husband/Spouse Matthew Lyons
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? No
Married Yes
Body Measurements 34-23-34 inches
Net Worth $2.5 million dollars
Height 5 ft 11 inch (1.80 m)
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Noah Lyons

Carla hall is an American chef and television personality born on May 12, 1964 in Nashville, Tennessee. Her parents named her Carla Patrice hall. She became known to the people after becoming the finalist in the fifth and eighth seasons of Top Chef, Bravo's cooking competition show. Currently, she is working as a cohost of one of the one-hour tv show on ABC centered on food from all angles called "The Chew". From her family, her grandmother was also a great cook.

hall graduated from the Howard University Business School with a degree of Accounting. After that she worked at Price Waterhouse for two years and obtained a CPA certificate. As she has a hot and sexy body combined with long, slender and toned legs, hall also worked as the model on the runways of Paris, Milan and London in 1988, and at this time she fell in love with the art of food from these three cities itself where she started modeling.

After returning to United States, she then started lunch delivery service called the Lunch Bunch. After four years of experience at the Lunch Bunch, she enrolled in L' Academic de Cuisine in Gaithersburg, Maryland, graduating with a Culinary Career Training certificate. After getting this certificate, she joined Henley Park Hotel in 1996, where she was then promoted to sous chef. In the following years, she worked as the executive chef at the State Plaza. 

In 2001, Carla started providing catering services. She started her own catering company, Alchemy Caterers, in Silver Spring, Maryland. Later, she renamed it as Alchemy by Carla hall. This talented cook has also written a cook book called Cooking with Love: Comfort Food that Hugs You with many recipes. Carla is also the owner of Carla hall Petite cookies, an artisan cookie company that specializes in creating sweet and savory “petite bites of love.” Her cookie recipes are also found on internet. 
On the fifth season of Top Chef, although she wowed the judges with her tasty dishes, hall and Stefan Richter ended as runners-up to champion Hosea Rosenberg. But, she gained the popularity for her personality. There, she was recognized by her phrase "Hootie Hoo!” a tradition she and her husband had whenever trying to locate one another in public. Carla believes that if one is happy and calm while cooking, then this will show in the food, making it much better, whereas if one feels bad, their cuisine will also be bad.

Later, Carla participated in the eight season of Top Chef: All-Stars with other participants of previous season. She demonstrated her recipe for the chicken pot pie on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Unfortunately, she was eliminated in the first round of the finals, after being plagued with equipment difficulties in both of her challenges. But, she won fifth position in the competition and was awarded as "Fan Favorite" for the season by viewers of the show.

Carla also appeared on the cover of Washington Post Magazine, on a feature called "Fit for Fame", about still exercising while being famous.

Carla has a slim and tall body structure and believes in staying fit. She has a curly hair which makes her looks elegant and smarter. Her height is known to be 5 feet 11 inches. She is married to Matthew D. Lyons. Currently, she lives in Washington D.C. with her husband and a stepson Noah. She is one of the top cook celebrities and has a net worth of $2.5 million. 

Her short biography can also accessed in imdb. We will also be updating her latest wiki in our site. Other information about her is also found on internet sites.