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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Action BronsonAction Bronson
(American)
Lidia BastianichLidia Bastianich
(Italian,American)

Robert IrvineRobert Irvine
(American)
Aarón SanchezAarón Sanchez
(American)
Ina GartenIna Garten
(American)

Mario BataliMario Batali
(American)
KelisKelis
(American)
Rachel KhooRachel Khoo
(Malaysian)

Paula DeenPaula Deen
(American)
Heston BlumenthalHeston Blumenthal
(British)
Rick SteinRick Stein
(British)

Emeril LagasseEmeril Lagasse
(American)
Carla HallCarla Hall
(American)
Gesine Bullock-PradoGesine Bullock-Prado
(American)

Anne BurrellAnne Burrell
(American)
Andrew ZimmernAndrew Zimmern
(American)
Delia SmithDelia Smith
(British)

Graham ElliotGraham Elliot
(American)
Alex GuarnaschelliAlex Guarnaschelli
(American)
Duff GoldmanDuff Goldman
(American)

Ainsley HarriottAinsley Harriott
(British)
Michael SymonMichael Symon
(American)
Cat CoraCat Cora
(American)

Rick BaylessRick Bayless
(American)
George CalombarisGeorge Calombaris
(Australian)
Grant AchatzGrant Achatz
(American)

Keith FloydKeith Floyd
(British)
Vikas KhannaVikas Khanna
(Indian)
Damaris PhillipsDamaris Phillips
(American)

Alice WatersAlice Waters
(American)
Marcela ValladolidMarcela Valladolid
(American)
Gary MehiganGary Mehigan
(Australian,British)

Levi RootsLevi Roots
(British)
Hugh Fearnley-WhittingstallHugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
(British)
Tyler FlorenceTyler Florence
(American)

Graham KerrGraham Kerr
(New Zealander)
Tom AikensTom Aikens
(British)
Raymond BlancRaymond Blanc
(French)

Simon RimmerSimon Rimmer
(British)
Martin YanMartin Yan
(American)
Richard BlaisRichard Blais
(American)

Jeff MauroJeff Mauro
(American)
Amanda FreitagAmanda Freitag
(American)
Anna OlsonAnna Olson
(Canadian)

Gary RhodesGary Rhodes
(British)
Scott ConantScott Conant
(American)
Manu FeildelManu Feildel
(French)

Ettore BoiardiEttore Boiardi
(American)
Paul PrudhommePaul Prudhomme
(American)
Christina MachamerChristina Machamer
(American)

Tom ColicchioTom Colicchio
(American)
Ming TsaiMing Tsai
(American)
Rocco DiSpiritoRocco DiSpirito
(American)

Antony Worrall ThompsonAntony Worrall Thompson
(British)
James BeardJames Beard
(American)
John BeshJohn Besh
(American)

Jennifer PatersonJennifer Paterson
(British)
Stephanie IzardStephanie Izard
(American)
Fanny CradockFanny Cradock
(British)

Michael VoltaggioMichael Voltaggio
(American)
Charlie TrotterCharlie Trotter
(American)
Ken HomKen Hom
(American)

Dan BarberDan Barber
(American)
Sean SasserSean Sasser
(American)
Bobby DeenBobby Deen
(American)

George CrumGeorge Crum
(American)
Pat NeelyPat Neely
(American)
Wylie DufresneWylie Dufresne
(American)

Sara MoultonSara Moulton
(American)
Michael MinaMichael Mina
(Egyptian,American)
Alan YauAlan Yau
(British)