Tyler Florence Biography

Tyler Florence is an American chef and television personality who has hosted multiple Food Network programmes. In 1991, he received his bachelor’s degree in culinary arts from Johnson & Wales University in Charleston, South Carolina. For his culinary achievements, he was later awarded an honorary doctorate by the institution. In San Francisco, he is the owner and executive chef of Wayfare Tavern.

How old is Tyler Florence? – Age

He was born on March 3, 1971 in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. He is 50 years old as of 2021.

Tyler Florence Family – Wife

Tyler and his wife, Tolan, have three children: sons Miles and Hayden, and daughter Dorothy, who live in Mill Valley, California.

Tyler Florence The Chef
Tyler Florence The Chef

Tyler Florence Net Worth

He receives a predicted net worth of $15 Million.

Tyler Florence Salary

He has been the host of several Food Network shows, his salary is not known.

Tyler Florence Career


She has presented Food 911 and How to Boil Water, as well as co-hosting Worst Cooks in America with Anne Burrell, and presently presents Tyler’s Ultimate, The Great Food Truck Race, and Bite Club on the Food Network.

Seasons 6, 8, 12–13, and 15–present featured Florence as a judge on Worst Cooks in America. Florence and colleague chef Joey Altman also co-hosted a celebrity chef cook-off in 2007 to benefit the Afterschool Alliance.

In addition to his employment as a presenter, he appeared on the ABC TV show Shaq’s Big Challenge, which premiered on July 17, 2007, and Ryan Seacrest’s reality show Momma’s Boys. He has also competed in a nationwide Sandwich Showdown on The Oprah Winfrey Show. He has appeared on The Today Show several times and was featured on The View in 2008.

Florence is a member of the Afterschool Alliance, a national nonprofit dedicated to promoting and supporting high-quality after-school programs.


Uncrushable, a documentary on the 2017 California wildfires, was directed by Florence in 2018. It includes first-hand accounts from first responders as well as interviews with those who were directly affected by the accident.

Florence also started a podcast called Wolf It Down, in which he interviewed various food and tech industry figures.


Florence began her career as a chef at Restaurant 147 on West 15th Street in New York in 1997. In 2008, he devised a plan to open Bar Florence in the Hotel Vertigo in San Francisco, California. In 2009, he launched a small chain of luxury kitchen supply stores in Northern California, as well as three new restaurant concepts for the area: Wayfare Tavern in downtown San Francisco (formerly, Rubicon restaurant); Rotisserie & Wine (closed), a fast food joint in downtown Napa; and, with Sammy Hagar, El Paseo (closed) in downtown Mill Valley, California, an American tavern displaying only Marin County ingredients.


Florence was designated Dean of Culinary Education at Copia, a museum in Napa, California, in 2008.

Tolan Clark, Florence’s wife, and he married in 2006. Florence is the mother of three children.

Florence and his wife moved from New York City to Mill Valley, California, in July 2008, where Florence started an eponymous retail kitchen store.


  • Real Kitchen, 2003
  • Eat This Book: Cooking With Global Fresh Flavors,
  • 2005 Tyler’s Ultimate: Brilliant Simple Food to Make Any Time,
  • 2006 Stirring the Pot,
  • 2008 Dinner at My Place,
  • 2008 Family Meal, 2010 Start Fresh: Your Child’s Start to Lifelong Healthy Eating,
  • 2011 Tyler Makes Pancakes, with Craig Frazier,
  • 2012 Tyler Florence’s Fresh, released in 2012.
  • Tyler Makes Spaghetti, with Craig Frazier 2013
  • Inside The Test Kitchen, 2014

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