Andrew Zimmern Bio

Mentor Andrew Zimmern as seen on Food Network's All-Star Academy, Season 2.

Photo by: Jason DeCrow ©2016, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Jason DeCrow, 2016, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Mentor Andrew Zimmern as seen on Food Network's All-Star Academy, Season 2.

A three-time James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef, writer and teacher, Andrew Zimmern is universally regarded as one of the most versatile and knowledgeable personalities in the food world. As the creator, executive producer and host of the Bizarre Foods franchise on Travel Channel, Andrew has explored cultures in more than 170 countries. Motivated by his experiences over the years, Andrew has built a multifaceted empire that shines the spotlight on impactful ways to think about, create and live with food. He is the founder of two multimedia production companies, Food Works and Intuitive Content. Andrew Zimmern's Canteen, a fast-casual concept he launched in 2012, reflects his fascination with food history from around the world. Andrew has released three books: The Bizarre Truth, Andrew Zimmern's Bizarre World of Food and Andrew Zimmern's Field Guide to Exceptionally Weird, Wild & Wonderful Foods.

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