Received a degree in Culinary Arts from the French Culinary Institute (1983).
Has one daughter with Kate Connelly: Sophie Flay.
He proposed to Stephanie March on December 19, 2003 while ice skating at Rockefeller Center. They were married in February 20, 2005.
Is of Irish ancestry (fourth-generation Irish-American).
Was a high school dropout at age 17.
In 2007, Forbes magazine estimated his earnings for the year at $2 million.
Chef/owner, "Mesa Grills" restaurants in New York, Las Vegas and the Bahamas.
His wife, Stephanie March, her sister, Charlotte March, and their mother Laura, were guests on the Boy Meets Grill with Bobby Flay (2002) episode called Boy Meets Grill with Bobby Flay: Big Texas Family Grilling (2007), which originally aired in 2007.
Established the Bobby Flay Scholarship at the French Culinary Institute, where he graduated from.
First Bobby Flay Steakhouse was opened in the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, New York in 2006.
Restaurant, "Bar Americain", was opened in New York City in 2005.
Introduced to wife, Stephanie March, by acquaintance Mariska Hargitay.
Is a huge fan of the New York Yankees.
Favorite sugary sweet: frozen custard.
Favorite childhood food was the cheese pizza at "Mimi's Pizza" in New York City. Started working there when he was in the sixth grade - grinded the cheese and delivered the pizza.
Friends with Masaharu Morimoto, José Andrés and Laurent Tourondel.
First job was at a pizza parlor and Baskin-Robbins.
Chef/owner of "Bobby's Burger Palace".
Had worked for Jonathan Waxman.
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6141 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on June 2, 2015.
Met girlfriend Heléne Yorke, in February 2016, at a Knicks basketball game.