School of Chocolate is a new and exciting reality on Netflix. As the name suggests, it is all about chocolate. About chocolate pastries, chocolate pastries that look like a giant pencil or a chocolate sculpture, and so on. The show is also a competition among eight pastry chefs, one of whom is Thiago Silva.
This article covers everything there is to know about Thiago Silva, including interesting facts like his age, height, etc. And information about his wife, kids, and his family.
Thiago Silva On School Of Chocolate
Other than its obsession with chocolate and illusion pasty, School of Chocolate is also different from the other cooking competitions in nature of the competition. Unlike other shows where criticism is heavy and competition can get ugly, School of Chocolate will feature teaching and learning, and collaboration.
Amaury, a French chef, and culinary teacher is the host, the judge, and the teacher in the show. He provides the chefs with tips and tricks and helps them. And at the same time also judges their skills.
The one who will most impress Amaury Guichon will be deemed the winner. And the winner will win a $50 thousand cash prize and an opportunity to teach a pastry masterclass in Amaury’s cooking school in Las Vegas.
Apart from Thiago, other cast members of the show are Juan Gutierrez, Cedrick Simpson, Daniel Joseph Corpuz, Stephanie Norcio, Amanda Miller, Mellisa Root, and Tyricia Clark.
Thiago announced the show on 20 November 2021 and said he was “thankful to have been selected to a be a part of this amazing cast”.
And when asked about the most challenging part of the show, Thiago said, “There are probably too many to mention, from technically challenging to personally. I’m an extremely competitive person, but mainly with myself, I always want to do more and learn more, and sometimes just take on too much.”
Thiago Silva Career
Thiago first got interested in baking because of his mother. Then in high school, he took a course called Careers Through Culinary Arts Program. He was not formally trained but after high school, he went on to get first-hand experience in New York City restaurants.
For a major part of his career, Thiago worked as a Corporate Executive Pastry Chef for EMM Group in New York. In 2016, he moved to the Greater Boston Area and started working as the Director of Chocolate for Chew LLC.
In October 2021, Thiago opened his patisserie called SALT Patisserie in Newton, Massachusetts. As a pastry chef, he works in his restaurant and as an owner, he operates the whole business.
Thiago also has his website chefthiagosilva.com, where you can buy chocolates and other sweets.
Furthermore, Thiago has baked for many A-list celebrities like John Legend, Sophia Vergara, Brook Shields, etc. And he has also won several baking shows on Food Network, shows as Dessert Games, Chopped, etc.
Interesting Wiki: If he had not become a chef, Thiago Silva would have pursued a career in music.
How Old Is Thiago Silva?
Bakery chef Thiago Silva celebrates his birthday every year on the 17th of September. And on 17 September 2021, Thiago became 37 years old. His zodiac sign was Virgo.
Thiago Silva Wife And Kids
School of Chocolate’s Thiago Silva is married to Caroline Silva. Carolina is the founder of the “kids creative arts program” in Newton, Massachusetts.
Carolin and Thiago have two sons, James and Jax. James, the eldest, was 8 years of age. And Jax was five. Thiago often shares pictures of his wife and his kids on his social media. He celebrates Father’s day with his sons, Mother’s day with his wife.
His wife also makes an appearance on his social media during her birthdays and their anniversaries. They celebrated their 15 anniversary in July 2021. They were married in 2006.
Thiago is always thankful for his wife and his kids.
Thiago Silva Instagram
You can find Thiago Silva on Instagram as @chef_thiago. His Twitter handle is also @Chef_Thiago. And he hsd a blue-tick Facebook page called Chef Thiago Silva.
Where Is Thiago Silva From?
Thiago Silva was born in Brazil. However, he was mostly raised in Queens, New York City. He was currently based in Newton, Massachusetts. And Newton has become more like a home to Thiago.
He moved to Newton around 2016. And right before the pandemic, he was about to leave Newton and move back to New York City. But he could not do it. He says “it didn’t feel right” to leave Newton. Then the pandemic happened and he ended up not moving.
With his work, Thiago wants to put Newton on the map.
How Tall Is Thiago Silva?
Thiago Silva is on the shortish side. He is only 5 ft 8 inches tall.