A future colorful culinary personality, Guy Fieri opened up his first food business at the age of 10, operating his own pretzel cart. After college, he worked as a restaurant manager, then started his own restaurant with a partner in Guy Ramsey Ferry was born on January 22, , later changing his last name to the original family spelling “Fieri. He and his father built a special pretzel cart when he was 10 years old. Fieri eventually earned enough money from selling pretzels to fund the adventure of a lifetime; at the age of 16, Fieri spent a year studying in France, which furthered his culinary education. After earning his degree in hospitality management, Fieri continued working in restaurants. He put his degree to work at a Stouffer’s restaurant and later became a district manager for Louise’s Trattoria. In , Fieri started his first restaurant with partner Steve Gruber. They eventually open two more locations. Fieri and Gruber branched out from Italian fare to launch Tex Wasabi’s in
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The network has had its fair share of scandals. Here are some of the moments that made headlines:. Celebrity Paula Deen’s comeback includes a new restaurant in Tenn. In , Paula Deen and her brother were sued by a former employee who claimed she was the victim of harassment. In a deposition, Deen admitted using the N-word and making jokes that could be perceived as racist. Deen issued an apology but the Food Network still decided to cut ties with the celeb chef after 11 years.
Meanwhile, her cookbook sales began to soar. What does he do? Surprisingly, Bourdain did have at least one nice thing to say about colleague Ina Garten, but he took at dig at the network at the same time.
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If you’re a Food Network fan who has been watching Giada De Laurentiis since her premiere cooking show Everyday Italian began airing in , chances are you’ve heard her mention cooking for her then-husband, Anthropologie fashion designer Todd Thompson. The couple met when De Laurentiis was only 18 and married in , a few years before her culinary star started rising on the network.
She’d been with Thompson through every step of her career, so you may have even caught a glimpse of him during a guest appearance on one of her shows.
Food Network Gossip is a blog about the latest news and gossip involving Food Network personalities and chefs as well as shows. Alex Guarnaschelli has been dating Michael Castellon who is also a chef, and he asked her to marry him on.
Sandra Lee Christiansen born July 3,   is an American television chef and author. She is known for her “Semi-Homemade” cooking concept, which Lee describes as using 70 percent pre-packaged products and 30 percent fresh items. When Sandra was 2, her mother had her and her younger sister Cindy live with their paternal grandmother, Lorraine. When Lee was 11, her mother divorced for a second time.
Lee by this time had three additional siblings, Kimmy, Richie and Johnny. At 15, following a beating by her mother, Lee moved in with her boyfriend, Duane, and on June 30, , left for Wisconsin to live with her father and his girlfriend. In December of her junior year, she left college to live near family in Malibu, California. In the early s, Lee created a product called “Sandra Lee Kraft Kurtains”, a home-decorating tool that used a wire rack and sheets or other fabric samples to create decorative drapery.
The product was sold via infomercials and cable shopping networks. Each episode contains an arts and crafts element, in which Lee decorates the table setting in accordance with the theme of the meal that she just prepared. She refers to these as “tablescapes”. Also in , she started a new monthly lifestyle magazine in partnership with TV Guide. When the Seattle Post-Intelligencer ran a review of Lee’s cookbook Semi-Homemade Cooking that criticized both her recipe and her “Semi-Homemade” concept,  the review’s author received a response “that was more impassioned than I anticipated”, with most readers agreeing with the article.
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Believe it or not though, that reputation has not been earned — and it’s probably not even deserved. The Food Network has been on the air for decades. First launched in the US in , the cable channel has been aired internationally since Of course, their path to success has not always been an easy one. As with any other venture, difficulties and scandals are bound to crop up along the way especially when you’re working with reality TV shows , and they are no exception.
Over the weekend, Alex announced that she was engaged to Castellon after four years of dating. Castellon, who won “Chopped” on Season
By Peter White. Related Story L. Garten is not the only Food Network star the Discovery-owned network is talking to about cooking up quarantine plans. It is also working with Guy Fieri on some ideas. White said they are plotting ideas for his long-running format Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Could he visit restaurants remotely? On Sunday, April 5, it aired a special with Joanna Gaines, filmed remotely, where the Fixer Upper star whipped up family favorites like zucchini bread, chili, chocolate chip cookies and spinach tortellini soup from her own kitchen.
The show also gave viewers a sneak peek into her upcoming cooking show for her Magnolia network. The show, which was shot last summer, launches May
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Over the past decade, food media and pop culture have collided into one tasty, star-filled world. Chefs are celebrities and celebrities are chefs. Food is no longer merely what we make for dinner, but what we watch on TV, scroll through on Instagram and read about in blogs, books and magazines.
Bobby Flay is one of the best known TV chefs in the business. Flay greets fans in the LG Kitchen at the Food Network New York City She agreed to meet Flay for a date at Nobu, a high-end restaurant in New York.
The year-old Texas native is always working on new projects for his dedicated fans, so that has many wondering about his personal life, including who he is dating. Here’s everything we know about his love life! At this time, it’s unclear if he’s dating anybody, and if he does have a girlfriend, he’s not public with her. Since that was two years ago, no more information is known about his love life as of now.
He often takes to Instagram to share sweet photos of himself bonding and spending time with his boy. The chef’s father died when he was just a teenager, so he tries to teach his boy about how his late dad was a hard worker and a man of few words. And when your mom sets you straight and tells you to hang tough it was very brash at times.
Her mother, my grandmother, was very similar. It was a hard pill to swallow,” he shared in October.
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As more meals are being cooked in home kitchens by home cooks and those new to the kitchen, the network and its stars are making sure fans feel the love, connection and support they need across channels and platforms, whenever and wherever it is needed. Recipe ingredients are shared the night before so fans can prepare ahead of time in order to cook along. To date, the series has had more than 12 million views, and over 3 million total engagements including more than 54, questions and comments by fans.
Already a natural inspiration for cooking contests everywhere the ChoppedChallenge took off on social, with Food Network stars challenging themselves, each other and fans, to cook from a mystery basket of ingredients to inspire creativity and inspiration for those cooking at home. Across its schedule, in both daytime and primetime, Food Network and its stars will continue to also go live bringing community and comfort food during this time of social distancing and quarantine.
Fans can join the conversation on social with WeCook to see how Food Network talent and fans are cooking at home!
Not surprisingly, both chefs are uber-successful Food Network stars. Bobby, 53, first made his debut on the popular channel back in with.
Wedding bells are ringing for Food Network’s Anne Burrell. The “Worst Cooks in America” star is now happily engaged to longtime boyfriend Stuart Claxton, who works in sales at Univision. The photo shows the couple embracing while showing off Burrell’s diamond ring. Burrell, 50, and Claxton, 48, have been dating for about two years.
She revealed to People she met the love of her life though the dating app Bumble. As for the proposal itself, she said it was a setup where everyone in her family was seemingly in on it but her. It also helped that they are all sheltering in place together in her hometown of Cazenovia, New York.
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Not Ina and Jeffrey Garten! Good god! These two released a joint statement about the end of their long-term relationship. Maybe you know Lee as the one who used the letter K at the beginning of words that usually start with C, long before the Kardashians were even old enough to spell their own names. Remember the drapery-making tool called Kurtain Kraft? That was Sandra Lee!
Ina Garten, star of Food Network’s Barefoot Contessa, went viral last week when she Food Network Serves Quarantine-Themed Shows As It Cooks Up Lockdown Up-to-date lists for broadcast, cable and streaming series.
By Heidi Parker For Dailymail. The year-old chef shared the happy news on Wednesday with a fun Instagram photo where she showed off her baby bump while eating pasta in her kitchen. With child: Food Network star Katie Lee is expecting her first child. The year-old chef shared the news on Wednesday. She has been wed to Ryan for two years. Before that she was married to singer Billy Joel of Piano Man fame from until Three days ago she shared a photo of herself on Instagram as she ate cherry pie and she did not appear to have a bump but that could have been due to a clever angle.
Lee had surgery and undergone in vitro fertilization IVF to try to get pregnant. On Instagram last year she shared: ‘I get multiple messages a day asking me if I’m pregnant or why I am not pregnant yet.
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A weekly talk show covering all things food related is hosted by five of the Food Network’s star chefs who dish on culinary trends and demonstrate recipes. The hosts share the comfort food recipes that make them happy all summer long. Sunny Anderson makes citrus glazed can-grilled chicken. Then, Jeff Mauro cooks up a Chicago comfort food with his grilled giardiniera salad.
Geoffrey Zakarian shares his summer pasta with garden-fresh zucchini. Alex Guarnaschelli shows her tricks to make juicy turkey burgers with onion jam. Katie Lee prepares a family favorite, zucchini-pineapple bread. The chefs and their kids put the spotlight on some family recipes. Also, mom-to-be Katie is surprised with a virtual baby shower. Summer produce is used to cook easy, flavorful recipes.
Katie Lee starts with one of her favorites, peaches, to make grilled smoky tofu tacos with peach cucumber salsa. Geoffrey Zakarian shares his tips for a moist and flavorful Mushroom Turkey Burger. Sign up and add shows to get the latest updates about your favorite shows – Start Now.