Food Network Stars Reveal What They Won’t Eat

We asked some of your favorite chefs which foods they can’t stand. Keep reading to find out what Guy, Ree and more keep out of their kitchen.

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Katie Lee: Wasabi

"I love spicy food, so I’m not sure why I have this aversion to wasabi, but I really detest it.”

Richard Blais: Bugs

Cooking Fried Insects

Giada De Laurentiis & Aarón Sánchez: Green Peppers

“I like red bell peppers and yellow peppers, but green bell peppers just don’t taste like much of anything,” says Aarón. 

Geoffrey Zakarian: McDonald's

Guy Fieri: Eggs

“I’m not a huge egg fan.”

Jeff Mauro: Cottage Cheese

Ree Drummond & Chris Santos: Bananas

“Banana splits, banana cream pie, banana bread … I want nothing to do with them. BLECH," says Ree.

Anne Burrell & Alton Brown: Calf's Liver

Close up view of calf's liver

Donal Skehan: Licorice

“I absolutely hate licorice. Just hands down, I do not like it as a flavor.”

Alex Guarnaschelli: Pattypan Squash or Haggis

Yellow Pattypan squash on a word surface with gray zucchini.

Tregaye Fraser: Oysters

“Oysters, raw. I’ll cook 'em for you. But don’t you ask me to eat it.”

Marcus Samuelsson: Frozen TV Dinner

Sunny Anderson: Seafood Pepper Pot Soup

“After doing Chopped All-Stars, I’ll never eat seafood pepper pot soup.” 

Simon Majumdar: Coffee and Oysters

Tia Mowry: Okra

“I can’t tell you when the last time I had okra [was]. I think I was, like, maybe 12 years old, and it was disgusting. I will never, ever forget. It’s gross. I hate, hate, hate okra.”

Scott Conant: Durian, Insects & Rodents

Antonia Lofaso: Foie Gras

foie gras