Travel Channel host and bizarre food expert says forthcoming wacky food guide will make kids adventurous about food
About Andrew Zimmern
Andrew Zimmern is a James Beard Award-winning TV personality, food writer, chef, teacher and is regarded as one of the most versatile and knowledgeable personalities in the food world. As the co-creator, host and contributing producer of Travel Channel's hit series, "Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern" and "Andrew Zimmern's Bizarre World", he travels the world, exploring the food in its own terroir, wherever it's found. From restaurants to jungle markets, it's all about discovering the authentic experience. In May 2010, Zimmern won the James Beard Award for Outstanding TV Food Personality. His online series, Toyota Venza's Appetite for Life, won an Effie in 2010. "Bizarre Foods" also took home two CableFax awards in 2009, one for Best Television Program: Food, another for Best Online Extras for Bizarre Foods in the Kitchen.
"Bizarre Foods" received high praise from The New York Times, The Washington Post, Outside Magazine and other national publications. He has appeared on "Live with Regis and Kelly", NBC's "Today" show, the Food Network's "Best Of" and "Tonight Show with Jay Leno". Zimmern is also a columnist at Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine and his writing appears in numerous national publications including Food Arts, Restaurant Business, Delta Sky Magazine and Bon Appetit.
Andrew has served as SuperTarget's meal adventure guide, sharing his passion for ethnic foods with supermarket customers around the country. He is the international spokesman for Travel Leaders (formerly Carlson Wagonlit Travel) and Elite Destination Homes. He's also the star of Toyota's online web series, "Appetite for Life." Andrew's first book, The Bizarre Truth, was released from Broadway Books on September 8, 2009.
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