He is a successful and talented actor in film and television, as well as being a nationally acclaimed chef who is recognized by the James Beard foundation as one of the great regional chefs of America.
He is a bon vivant and a very gracious host. Chris has cooked for some famous world leaders, including his holiness the Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso. He lives in the mountains of Taos, New Mexico with his wife and two sons. He is often found in Los Angeles and New York.