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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Marcela ValladolidMarcela Valladolid
(American)

Grant AchatzGrant Achatz
(American)
Action BronsonAction Bronson
(American)
Ina GartenIna Garten
(American)

Gesine Bullock-PradoGesine Bullock-Prado
(American)
Mario BataliMario Batali
(American)
Paula DeenPaula Deen
(American)

Lidia BastianichLidia Bastianich
(Italian,American)
Heston BlumenthalHeston Blumenthal
(British)
Rick SteinRick Stein
(British)

Alex GuarnaschelliAlex Guarnaschelli
(American)
Duff GoldmanDuff Goldman
(American)
Aarón SanchezAarón Sanchez
(American)

Robert IrvineRobert Irvine
(American)
KelisKelis
(American)
Cat CoraCat Cora
(American)

Carla HallCarla Hall
(American)
Graham ElliotGraham Elliot
(American)
Andrew ZimmernAndrew Zimmern
(American)

Rachel KhooRachel Khoo
(Malaysian)
Ainsley HarriottAinsley Harriott
(British)
Rick BaylessRick Bayless
(American)

Anne BurrellAnne Burrell
(American)
Delia SmithDelia Smith
(British)
Alice WatersAlice Waters
(American)

Keith FloydKeith Floyd
(British)
George CalombarisGeorge Calombaris
(Australian)
Bobby DeenBobby Deen
(American)

Gary MehiganGary Mehigan
(Australian,British)
Gary RhodesGary Rhodes
(British)
Richard BlaisRichard Blais
(American)

Michael SymonMichael Symon
(American)
Vikas KhannaVikas Khanna
(Indian)
Damaris PhillipsDamaris Phillips
(American)

Amanda FreitagAmanda Freitag
(American)
Martin YanMartin Yan
(American)
Raymond BlancRaymond Blanc
(French)

Fanny CradockFanny Cradock
(British)
Tom ColicchioTom Colicchio
(American)
Ettore BoiardiEttore Boiardi
(American)

Jennifer PatersonJennifer Paterson
(British)
Paul PrudhommePaul Prudhomme
(American)
Graham KerrGraham Kerr
(New Zealander)

Jeff MauroJeff Mauro
(American)
Sean SasserSean Sasser
(American)
Simon RimmerSimon Rimmer
(British)

Anna OlsonAnna Olson
(Canadian)
Hugh Fearnley-WhittingstallHugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
(British)
Antony Worrall ThompsonAntony Worrall Thompson
(British)

Tyler FlorenceTyler Florence
(American)
Christina MachamerChristina Machamer
(American)
John BeshJohn Besh
(American)

Levi RootsLevi Roots
(British)
Scott ConantScott Conant
(American)
James BeardJames Beard
(American)

Ming TsaiMing Tsai
(American)
Rocco DiSpiritoRocco DiSpirito
(American)
Michael VoltaggioMichael Voltaggio
(American)

Stephanie IzardStephanie Izard
(American)
Charlie TrotterCharlie Trotter
(American)
Manu FeildelManu Feildel
(French)

Dan BarberDan Barber
(American)
Ken HomKen Hom
(American)
Pat NeelyPat Neely
(American)

Jamie DeenJamie Deen
(American)
Sara MoultonSara Moulton
(American)
Thomasina MiersThomasina Miers
(British)

Marcel VigneronMarcel Vigneron
(American)
George CrumGeorge Crum
(American)
Wylie DufresneWylie Dufresne
(American)