List of famous food experts with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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Just as the name suggests, food experts are doyennes in the field of ‘food’ and are part of a world multi-billion dollar trade; the food industry. Starting from chefs, food critics, food lawyers, food scientists, restaurateurs, food microbiologists, nutritionists, food photographers or even farmers for that matter, food experts can be divided into any of these categories. From Doug Brochu to Heston Blumenthal and Pam Anderson to Andrew Zimmern, these personalities personify everything related to ‘food’ and are earning big bucks in this creative and dynamic industry. Food experts are trained to give advice on and conduct research on the quality of food and important food safety norms. Nutritionists are a type of food expert, who give insightful details and tailor-made diet charts for people who are either looking to gain weight, lose weight or who are simply suffering from certain ailment that requires them to change their food habits. Food experts are also veteran chefs, who have had decades of experience in professional kitchens and who ingeniously come up with several novel recipes. Food critics and columnists who provide information about crème-de la-crème restaurants and food are also food experts as they have an astute sense of food and its appeal. Here is a compilation of biographies of some of the most famous food experts, learn more fascinating facts and details about them with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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David ChangDavid Chang
(American)
Action BronsonAction Bronson
(American)
Rachel KhooRachel Khoo
(Malaysian)

Cat CoraCat Cora
(American)
Mario BataliMario Batali
(American)
KelisKelis
(American)

Ina GartenIna Garten
(American)
Robert IrvineRobert Irvine
(American)
Anne BurrellAnne Burrell
(American)

Lidia BastianichLidia Bastianich
(Italian,American)
Andrew ZimmernAndrew Zimmern
(American)
Ainsley HarriottAinsley Harriott
(British)

Paula DeenPaula Deen
(American)
Duff GoldmanDuff Goldman
(American)
Heston BlumenthalHeston Blumenthal
(British)

Carla HallCarla Hall
(American)
Michael SymonMichael Symon
(American)
Graham ElliotGraham Elliot
(American)

Alex GuarnaschelliAlex Guarnaschelli
(American)
Aarón SanchezAarón Sanchez
(American)
Vikas KhannaVikas Khanna
(Indian)

Emeril LagasseEmeril Lagasse
(American)
Gesine Bullock-PradoGesine Bullock-Prado
(American)
Hugh Fearnley-WhittingstallHugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
(British)

Marcela ValladolidMarcela Valladolid
(American)
Stephanie IzardStephanie Izard
(American)
Rick SteinRick Stein
(British)

Grant AchatzGrant Achatz
(American)
Manu FeildelManu Feildel
(French)
Keith FloydKeith Floyd
(British)

Alice WatersAlice Waters
(American)
Amanda FreitagAmanda Freitag
(American)
Damaris PhillipsDamaris Phillips
(American)

Rick BaylessRick Bayless
(American)
Michael VoltaggioMichael Voltaggio
(American)
Tyler FlorenceTyler Florence
(American)

Tom ColicchioTom Colicchio
(American)
Scott ConantScott Conant
(American)
George CalombarisGeorge Calombaris
(Australian)

Richard BlaisRichard Blais
(American)
Jeff MauroJeff Mauro
(American)
Gary MehiganGary Mehigan
(Australian,British)

Delia SmithDelia Smith
(British)
George CrumGeorge Crum
(American)
Anna OlsonAnna Olson
(Canadian)

Paul PrudhommePaul Prudhomme
(American)
Christina MachamerChristina Machamer
(American)
Ming TsaiMing Tsai
(American)

Levi RootsLevi Roots
(British)
Graham KerrGraham Kerr
(New Zealander)
Gary RhodesGary Rhodes
(British)

James BeardJames Beard
(American)
Simon RimmerSimon Rimmer
(British)
Thomasina MiersThomasina Miers
(British)

Martin YanMartin Yan
(American)
Fanny CradockFanny Cradock
(British)
Raymond BlancRaymond Blanc
(French)

Pat NeelyPat Neely
(American)
Charlie TrotterCharlie Trotter
(American)
Rocco DiSpiritoRocco DiSpirito
(American)

Jennifer PatersonJennifer Paterson
(British)
Dan BarberDan Barber
(American)
Wylie DufresneWylie Dufresne
(American)

Ruth Graves WakefieldRuth Graves Wakefield
(American)
John BeshJohn Besh
(American)
Homaro CantuHomaro Cantu
(American)

Antony Worrall ThompsonAntony Worrall Thompson
(British)
Jose GarcesJose Garces
(American)
Bryan VoltaggioBryan Voltaggio
(American)

Ettore BoiardiEttore Boiardi
(American)
Ken HomKen Hom
(American)
Bobby DeenBobby Deen
(American)

Sara MoultonSara Moulton
(American)
Sean SasserSean Sasser
(American)
Marcel VigneronMarcel Vigneron
(American)