May 06, 2009

Food Network's Guy Fieri Explores His Rise from a Pretzel Cart to National Culinary Celebrity

Guy FieriThe 'Bad Boy' of the Food Network, Guy Fieri, will be speaking on Weds., May 13 at 7 p.m. in the Cooperage about the cultural phenomenon of his rise to TV celebrity.

After winning the reality TV competition 'Next Food Network, the Santa Rosa restauranteur became a ubiquitous presence on the station and brought his young energy to a new generation of home chefs. Fieri will discuss his humble beginnings at a pretzel cart and his rise to national celebrity, the creation of multiple successful and truly unique restaurants, how he came to know his own success, and how SSU students can come to know their own.

The event is free and open to SSU students, faculty and staff only. Tickets are available at the Student Union front desk on a first-come, first serve basis with a valid SSU ID. Limit two per person with ID.

For more information on this and other ASP events, please call (707) 664-2382 or visit online at

Jean Wasp
Media Relations Coordinator
University Affairs
(707) 664-2057