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Curtis Stone: 'Top Chef Masters' and 'Around the World in 80 Plates' chef cops to the 'huge egos'

On his current Bravo series, "Around the World in 80 Plates" -- which he hosts with fellow celebrity chef and avid adventurer Cat Cora -- Curtis Stone is in the midst of the ultimate culinary expedition that has taken him through Paris and London, Florence and Tuscany, Bologna and Marrakesh. He calls it the ultimate job -- and the ultimate learning experience, even for a chef of his credentials."Two of my passions, of course, are food and travel, so when you get asked to do a show that encompasses both, it's just an absolute dream!" Stone, a Melbourne, Australia, native who has an infant son, Hudson, with his longtime love, actress Lindsay Price, tells Zap2it. "I thought, 'Oh, my God, I'm going to get to go around the world, and they're going to pay me to do it!' "Long a proponent of using local, organic and seasonal ingredients in ways that allow the food --... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/06/curtis-stone-top-chef-masters-and-around-the-world-in-80-plates-chef-cops-to-the-huge-egos.html