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Chef Janine Falvo
Executive Chef Janine Falvo’s passion for food stems from a family deeply rooted in culinary tradition. Falvo was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where her childhood was filled with memories of berry picking, seasonal harvest canning and celebratory holiday feasts. After years of showcasing her culinary prowess to her family and friends, Falvo decided to hone her skills and make a career out of her lifelong passion.
Falvo’s culinary savvy has earned her recognition as Restaurant Hospitality’s Rising Star Chef in 2007. In 2010, she was selected to represent Sonoma in a dinner at the James Beard House in New York City and was a featured chef in Food Arts’ bi-annual menu preview. In 2011, Falvo appeared as a cheftestant on the ninth season of Bravo TV’s Emmy award winning series “Top Chef.” In fall of 2015, Falvo competed on Food Networks, “Cutthroat Kitchen”.
Chef Janine Falvo, has returned to her roots after an extensive U.S. culinary tour from Orlando to Chicago, Santa Clara to Sonoma, and Atlanta to Long Beach. Chef Janine has continued to uphold her appreciation for local artisan-inspired cuisine at each stop along the way. Now she is back in the Burgh to share her experiences and continue to offer her most thoughtful curation of our region's best ingredients. Chef Janine has partnered with local farms to bring the very best of Pennsylvania to your table at the Farmers Table, Lounge & Terrace.