Ted Allen

Host, Food Network's Chopped
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Ted Allen is the host of the top Food Network show Chopped, now in its seventh season, and frequently appears on The Best Thing I Ever Ate. Ted Allen and Chopped both recently won James Beard Awards, for Best TV Food Personality/Host, and Best Television Program. The food and wine specialist on Bravo?s Emmy award?winning Queer Eye, he was also a judge on the first four seasons of Bravo?s Top Chef and of Food Network?s Iron Chef America. A contributing editor to Esquire magazine, Ted lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his longtime partner, interior designer (and serious baker) Barry Rice. In My Kitchen is his second cookbook.

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