Who Is Chef Alon Shaya Wife? His Family & Personal Life Details

Alon Shaya is a chef and the owner of several restaurants and hospitality businesses. He runs a hospitality and restaurant consulting firm, Pomegranate Hospitality.


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The company was created in 2017 and includes Saba in New Orleans, Safta in Denver, and Miss River and Chandelier Bar at the Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans.

Shaya is also an author of a cookbook, “Shaya: An Odyssey of Food, My Journey Back to Israel” which was published in 2018. Besides, he appeared as a judge on the 15th season of the cooking reality show Top Chef.

The chef is a multiple James Beard Foundation award-winner and was named “Best Chef, South” in 2015, Similarly was named one of the “50 People Who Are Changing the South” by Southern Living and one of the “50 Most Influential Jews in America” by The Forward.

Apart from his business, he is also involved in philanthropy works. He alongside Donna Barnett formed the Shaya Barnett Foundation, which brings culinary education to high schools. Likewise, he helped the furloughed hospitality-industry workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Know about the celebrity chef Alon Shaya’s wife, wedding details, children, ethnicity, family, net worth & facts here.

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Who Is Alon Shaya Wife? Inside His Married Life

Shaya is now relishing his matrimony with his wife Emily Ostuw. Emily is the Co-founder & Director of New Projects at Pomegranate Hospitality.

The Georgia native has been supporting her husband by being an active member of his projects. She helped to form Pomegranate Hospitality with her husband.


Alon and his wife have been married for a decade. (Picture: Instagram)

Alon and his wife Emily exchanged their wedding vows on 10 March 2012. The nuptials was held at American chef John Besh and Jenifer Besh’s home.

The couple first met at a mixer for Jewish singles in New Orleans in 2007. The duo got engaged on a trip to Israel in 2011.

Does Shaya & His Wife Have Children?

Of course, Shaya and his wife are the parents of a daughter from their relationship. Their daughter Ruth was born in August 2021.


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The 43-year-old chef resides with his wife and daughter in Faubourg St. John in New Orleans, Louisiana. Besides, they have two dogs named Henry and Ceci.

Alon Shaya Wiki: Ethnicity & Family

Shaya belongs to mixed ethnicity. His father is Hungarian-Israeli and his mother is Bulgarian-Israeli. Likewise, he is Israeli-American by nationality.

The chef was born in Israel on 9 December 1978. He is 43 years of age now.

Moreover, he moved to Philadelphia with his family when he was four. His parents separated when he was young.

Alon pursued his high school education at Harriton High School and the Central Montco Technical School. Afterward, he attended the Culinary Institute of America.

How Much Is Alon Shaya Net Worth?

Shaya enjoys a net worth of million of dollars. His earnings are contributed by his restaurants and hospitality business.

Undoubtedly, he enjoys a lavish lifestyle with his fortune from his career. However, his actual net worth is still under review.