Joseph Bastanich (born September 17, 1968) is an Masterchef judge. He is also an restraunteur, and co-owns resteraunts in New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Singapore and Hong Kong. He currently lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Joe Bastanich was born to Linda and Felice Bastanich in New York. He was raised working in his parent's restrauntt Felidia in Manhattan, New York. He attended Fordham Preparatory School, before going to Boston College, where he studied finance.