Rediscover Pasta Night with Chef Alex: Enter the Sweepstakes

We are overjoyed to announce our new partnership with Chef Alex Guarnaschelli: executive chef at NYC’s Butter, Iron Chef, and charming television personality seen across Food Network programming.

“ZENB Pasta has a delicious taste and a beautifully ‘al dente’ texture, making it perfect for pasta night or anytime” said Chef Alex. “It goes without saying that we love pasta in my household, and this is a great-tasting, healthy swap that is our new favorite for all kinds of pasta dishes, from classic tomato sauces, to buttery herby sauces, to cheesy goodness. With this tasty alternative you will do a double take when realizing it’s made entirely from yellow peas — it’s that good.”

Whether you’re an avid cook or a pasta enthusiast, Chef Alex has whipped up three recipes that will satisfy any palate. In a hurry? Try quick, comforting 10-Minute Buttered, Herbed Elbows. Celebrate the bounty of winter veggies with Stovetop ZENB Penne with Winter Vegetables. And bring the seaside to pasta night with ZENB Rotini with Clams, Garlic and Fresh Parsley.

But that’s not all! You have the chance to win the opportunity to learn how to cook one of Chef Alex’s delicious ZENB Pasta recipes from Chef Alex herself in the Virtual Cooking Class with Celebrity Chef Guarnaschelli Sweepstakes. One grand prize winner and a guest will receive a private virtual cooking class with Chef Alex, a one-year supply of ZENB Pasta and an autographed copy of Cook with Me, Chef Alex’s newest cookbook. Ten runner ups will also receive a one-year supply of ZENB Pasta and an autographed copy of the chef’s cookbook. Enter for your chance to win and view the official rules . (Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 PM ET on February 3, 2021 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on February 28, 2021. Open only to legal residents of the 48 contiguous US/DC who are 18 years or older.)

about chef alex

Chef Alex Guarnaschelli is a world-renowned chef with an illustrious, international culinary career. After attending culinary school in Burgundy, France, she began her international culinary journey training in Paris and New York with some of the world’s most acclaimed chefs. In 2003, Chef Alex became the executive chef at Butter, where she has since created her own seasonal American menu with French and Italian influences. In 2012, she bested nine rival chefs to win The Next Iron Chef: Redemption, earning the coveted title of Iron Chef.

You may also recognize Chef Alex from her appearances on Food Network, totalling over 600 episodes since her first appearance in 2006 as a competitor on Food Network Challenge. She now hosts “Supermarket Stakeout” and “Fix Me A Plate,” co-hosts “The Kitchen,” and is a recurring judge on “Chopped.” She has also been featured as a guest co-host on Beat Bobby Flay, with numerous appearances on Guy’s Grocery Games, Guy’s Ranch Kitchen, Cooking Channel’s The Best Thing I Ever Ate, and more. Chef Alex is also the author of three cookbooks: Old-School Comfort Food: The Way I Learned to Cook (2013), The Home Cook: Recipes to Know by Heart (2017), and Cook with Me: 150 Recipes for the Home Cook (2020).


There’s more in store, so stay tuned to @zenb_life on Instagram and Facebook, and Chef Alex’s socials (@guarnaschelli on Instagram and @chefalexguarnaschelli on Facebook) to stay in the know! 

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