Teen chef Hunter Zampa, of Stamford, becomes youngest winner on Food Network's "Chopped"

A teenage chef from Stamford recently won a distinctive honor on the Food Network. Hunter Zampa, 13, became the youngest winner of the cooking competition

Hunter Zampa says he's self-taught, teaching himself through reading cookbooks and watching cooking shows.

Hunter Zampa says he's self-taught, teaching himself through reading cookbooks and watching cooking shows. (1/14/14)

STAMFORD - A teenage chef from Stamford recently won a distinctive honor on the Food Network.

Hunter Zampa, 13, became the youngest winner of the cooking competition show "Chopped" last month.

Zampa, who's been cooking since he was 6 years old, has been featured on other major cooking shows on the network, including “Rachael vs. Guy: Kids Cook-Off.”

Zampa says he's self-taught, teaching himself through reading cookbooks and watching cooking shows. He's currently working on his own cookbook and says he'd like to have his own cooking show.
 

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