Meet Gilbert Gottfried — Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off
FN Dish is counting down to the season 2 premiere of Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off by introducing a new celebrity contestant every day. The competition tests the celebrities to see who has the culinary chops to win the title of champion and guarantees a $50,000 donation to the winner's charity of choice. Watch the premiere on Sunday, January 6, at 9pm/8c and keep coming back to FN Dish for exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes previews.
Actor and stand-up comedian Gilbert Gottfried is most recognizable for lending his voice to characters in animated movies and commercials, such as Iago in Aladdin and the Aflac duck. His earliest food memory involves a lamb chop, but it's not what you would think. Get to know Gilbert from his Q&A with FN Dish.
Gilbert Gottfried: Being chased down the street by an angry lamb chop
Going into Rachael vs. Guy, who did you think was going to be your biggest competition?
Who is your favorite food TV personality, past or present?
GG: Any one of them that would come to my house and cook me a meal, I will gladly mention.
GG: Fried scorpion, although I like to use their tails to pick my teeth with
GG: I don't use my dishes during parties. I bring out the paper plates.
What's the most surprising thing we'd find in your fridge?
What music do you like to listen to in the kitchen?
GG: The dinging of the microwave — it's fun to dance to
Gilbert is playing for The Gift of Laughter: The Friars Foundation Wounded Warriors Program.