Celebrity Chef's Food You'd Most Like to Eat?

by yrnej | created - 26 Nov 2014 | updated - 29 Jul 2017 | Public

*they must have (had) their own TV show

Discuss the list here

1. Ted Allen

Self | Queer Eye for the Straight Guy

Emmy Award winner Ted Allen is host of the hit prime-time competition series Chopped (2007) on the Food Network, and a frequent contributor to Food Network's The Best Thing I Ever Ate (2009). He was a judge on the first four seasons of Bravo's Top Chef (2006) and Food Network's Iron Chef America: ...

2. Lidia Bastianich

Producer | Lidia Celebrates America

Lidia Bastianich was born on February 21, 1947 in Pula, Croatia, Yugoslavia as Lidia Motika. She is known for her work on Lidia Celebrates America (2011), Lidia's Kitchen (2013) and Lidia's Italy (2007).

3. Mario Batali

Actor | Fantastic Mr. Fox

Mario Batali counts 26 restaurants, ten cookbooks, numerous television shows and three Eataly marketplaces among his ever-expanding empire of deliciousness. He opened La Sirena Ristorante, a lively yet elegant trattoria on the plaza level of New York City's Maritime Hotel in Chelsea. This is Mario ...

4. Anthony Bourdain

Producer | Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations

Anthony Bourdain was born in New York City, to Gladys (Sacksman), an NYT staff editor, and Pierre Bourdain, a Columbia Records executive. He attended The Englewood School for Boys in New Jersey and Vassar College (for two years), and was a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America. He began his...

5. Alton Brown

Writer | Good Eats

Alton Brown was born on July 30, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Good Eats (1999), Cooking Thin (2001) and School Daze (1988). He has been married to Elizabeth Ingram since September 29, 2018. He was previously married to Deanna Brown and Unknown.

6. David Chang

Actor | Billions

David Chang is a producer and actor, known for Billions (2016), Documentary Now! (2015) and Ugly Delicious (2018).

7. Julia Child

Writer | Julie & Julia

Julia Child was born on August 15, 1912 in Pasadena, California, USA as Julia Carolyn McWilliams. She was a writer, known for Julie & Julia (2009), The French Chef (1962) and We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993). She was married to Paul Child. She died on August 13, 2004 in Montecito, ...

8. Tom Colicchio

Producer | Top Chef

Tom Colicchio was born on August 15, 1962 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA as Thomas Patrick Colicchio. He is a producer and actor, known for Top Chef (2006), The Smurfs (2011) and Last Chance Kitchen (2016). He has been married to Lori Silverbush since September 14, 2001. They have two children.

9. Paula Deen

Actress | Elizabethtown

Born in Albany, Georgia, Deen is a notable graduate of Albany High School. She married her first husband after graduating high school in 1965. Her parents both died by the time she was 23, and a resultant fear of death led to chronic agoraphobia. She was a proficient Southern cook, and used it to ...

10. Giada De Laurentiis

Producer | Giada at Home

Giada De Laurentiis was born on August 22, 1970 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Giada Pamela De Benedetti. She is a producer and actress, known for Giada at Home (2008), Young & Hungry (2014) and Everyday Italian (2003). She was previously married to Todd Thompson.

11. Rocco DiSpirito

Actor | The Ugly Truth

Rocco DiSpirito was born on November 19, 1966 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a producer and actor, known for The Ugly Truth (2009), Castle (2009) and The Knights of Prosperity (2007).

12. Graham Elliot

Actor | The Real O'Neals

Graham Elliot was born on January 4, 1977 in Seattle, Washington, USA as Graham Elliot Bowles. He is an actor, known for The Real O'Neals (2016), Masterchef (2010) and Don't Break Down: A Film About Jawbreaker (2017). He is married to Allie. They have three children.

13. Todd English

Actor | Cooking with Todd English

Todd English is an actor, known for Cooking with Todd English (2015), Playing with Fire (2013) and Food Trip with Todd English (2007).

14. Guy Fieri

Self | Diners, Drive-ins and Dives

Guy Fieri was born on January 22, 1968 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Guy Ramsay Ferry. He is a producer and actor, known for Diners, Drive-ins and Dives (2006), Southern and Hungry (2017) and Guy's Big Bite (2006). He has been married to Lori Fieri since 1995. They have three children.

15. Bobby Flay

Producer | Bobby Flay's Barbecue Addiction

Bobby Flay was born on December 10, 1964 in New York City, New York, USA as Robert William Flay. He is a producer and actor, known for Bobby Flay's Barbecue Addiction (2011), Boy Meets Grill with Bobby Flay (2002) and Entourage (2004).

16. Tyler Florence

Director | Uncrushable

Tyler Florence was born on March 3, 1971 in Greenville, South Carolina, USA as Kevin Tyler Florence. He is a director, known for Uncrushable (2018), Food Court Wars (2012) and Tyler's Ultimate (2003). He has been married to Tolan Clark since December 2, 2006. They have two children. He was ...

17. Ina Garten

Actress | 30 Rock

Ina Garten was born on February 2, 1948 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Ina Rosenberg. She is an actress, known for 30 Rock (2006), Barefoot Contessa (2002) and CBS News Sunday Morning (1979). She has been married to Jeffrey Garten since December 22, 1968.

18. Duff Goldman

Actor | Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Duff Goldman was born on December 17, 1974 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Jeffrey Adam Goldman. He is a producer and actor, known for Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008), Below the Beltway (2010) and Ace of Cakes (2006). He has been married to Johnna Colbry since January 20, 2019.

19. Carla Hall

Actress | Girls Trip

Carla Hall was born on May 12, 1964 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA as Carla Patrice Hall. She is an actress, known for Girls Trip (2017), The Comeback (2005) and Mall Santa. She has been married to Matthew D. Lyons since April 29, 2006.

20. Eddie Huang

Producer | Fresh Off the Boat

Eddie Huang is a producer and writer, known for Fresh Off the Boat (2015), Huang's World (2013) and The After Party (2018).

21. Graham Kerr

Writer | The Galloping Gourmet

Graham Kerr was born on January 22, 1934 in London, England as Graham Victor Kerr. He is a writer, known for The Galloping Gourmet (1968), Beat Angel (2004) and A Christmas Night with the Stars (1958). He was previously married to Treena Kerr.

22. Emeril Lagasse

Actor | Last Holiday

Chef Emeril Lagasse's passion for food was ignited as a young boy growing up in the small town of Fall River, Massachusetts, where he spent time in the kitchen with his mother, Hilda. As a teenager, he worked at a Portuguese bakery where he mastered the art of bread and pastry baking. Upon high ...

23. Nigella Lawson

Self | Nigella Express

Nigella Lawson was born on January 6, 1960 in Wandsworth, London, England as Nigella Lucy Lawson. She is a producer and writer, known for Nigella Express (2007), Nigellissima (2012) and Nigella Feasts (2006). She was previously married to Charles Saatchi and John Diamond.

24. Sandra Lee

Self | Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee

Sandra Lee was born on July 3, 1966 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Sandra Lee Waldroop. She is a producer and actress, known for Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee (2003), RUTH - Justice Ginsburg in her own Words and Rock Chefs. She was previously married to Bruce Karatz.

25. Jamie Oliver

Actor | The Naked Chef

Jamie Oliver's cheeky manner, constant use of the word 'pukka', and down to earth personality have won him legions of fans around the world. He has sold millions of cookery books, opened a restaurant, starred in several TV shows and revolutionised UK school dinners.

He was born May 27th, 1975 and ...

26. Wolfgang Puck

Showgirls

Wolfgang Puck was born on July 8, 1949 in St. Veit an der Glan, Carinthia, Austria as Wolfgang Johann Topfschnig. He is known for his work on Showgirls (1995), The Weather Man (2005) and Tales from the Crypt (1989). He has been married to Gelila Assefa since July 7, 2007. They have two children. He...

27. Gordon Ramsay

Producer | Hell's Kitchen

Scottish by birth, Gordon Ramsay was brought up in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. With an injury prematurely putting an end to any hopes of a promising career in football, he went back to college to complete a course in hotel management. His dedication and natural talent led him to train with some ...

28. Rachael Ray

Actress | The Emoji Movie

Lives in the Adirondacks with her husband John M. Cusimano, mother Elsa Scuderi, a cat and two fishes. Has a younger brother named Emmanuel (Manny) and an older sister named Maria Betar. Moved to upstate New York when she was in the first grade. At one time, her family owned several restaurants, ...

29. Delia Smith

Writer | Delia Smith's Summer Collection

Delia Smith was born on June 18, 1941 in Woking, Surrey, England as Delia Ann Smith. She is a writer, known for Delia Smith's Summer Collection (1993), How to Cook (1998) and Daytime Live (1987). She has been married to Michael Wynn Jones since September 11, 1971.

31. Curtis Stone

Actor | Trolls

Curtis Stone began cooking at The Savoy Hotel, in his hometown of Melbourne Australia, at the age of 18. After completing his qualifications as a Chef, he took on his next challenge and set off to Europe seeing what Italy, France and Spain had to offer before finally arriving in London. In London, ...

32. Michael Symon

Producer | Lost & Found in Cleveland

Michael Symon was born on September 19, 1969 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Michael D. Symon. He is a producer and actor, known for Lost & Found in Cleveland, The Chew (2011) and Burgers, Brew and 'Que (2015). He is married to Liz Symon. They have one child.

33. Christina Tosi

Self | Unique Sweets

Christina Tosi was born on November 9, 1981 in Ohio, USA as Christina Sylvia Tosi. She has been married to Will Guidara since August 1, 2016.

34. Martin Yan

Actor | Hainan ji fan

Martin Yan was born in 1948 in Guangzhou, China as Zhen Wenda. He is an actor, known for Rice Rhapsody (2004), Improper Channels (1981) and Back to Basics (2013).

35. Andrew Zimmern

Producer | Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern was born on July 4, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA as Andrew Scott Zimmern. He is a producer and director, known for Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern (2006), Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations (2015) and Crash Test World (2019). He has been married to Rishia Anne Felien ...



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