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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Mario BataliMario Batali
(American)

Action BronsonAction Bronson
(American)
Andrew ZimmernAndrew Zimmern
(American)
KelisKelis
(American)

Robert IrvineRobert Irvine
(American)
Lidia BastianichLidia Bastianich
(Italian,American)
Gesine Bullock-PradoGesine Bullock-Prado
(American)

Ina GartenIna Garten
(American)
Paula DeenPaula Deen
(American)
Michael SymonMichael Symon
(American)

Aarón SanchezAarón Sanchez
(American)
Carla HallCarla Hall
(American)
Rachel KhooRachel Khoo
(Malaysian)

Alex GuarnaschelliAlex Guarnaschelli
(American)
Cat CoraCat Cora
(American)
Anne BurrellAnne Burrell
(American)

Graham ElliotGraham Elliot
(American)
Emeril LagasseEmeril Lagasse
(American)
Heston BlumenthalHeston Blumenthal
(British)

Ainsley HarriottAinsley Harriott
(British)
Hugh Fearnley-WhittingstallHugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
(British)
Marcela ValladolidMarcela Valladolid
(American)

Stephanie IzardStephanie Izard
(American)
Duff GoldmanDuff Goldman
(American)
Rick SteinRick Stein
(British)

Vikas KhannaVikas Khanna
(Indian)
Grant AchatzGrant Achatz
(American)
George CalombarisGeorge Calombaris
(Australian)

Keith FloydKeith Floyd
(British)
Alice WatersAlice Waters
(American)
Rick BaylessRick Bayless
(American)

Gary MehiganGary Mehigan
(Australian,British)
Amanda FreitagAmanda Freitag
(American)
Scott ConantScott Conant
(American)

Damaris PhillipsDamaris Phillips
(American)
Wylie DufresneWylie Dufresne
(American)
Jeff MauroJeff Mauro
(American)

Tyler FlorenceTyler Florence
(American)
Delia SmithDelia Smith
(British)
Anna OlsonAnna Olson
(Canadian)

Simon RimmerSimon Rimmer
(British)
Graham KerrGraham Kerr
(New Zealander)
Manu FeildelManu Feildel
(French)

Ming TsaiMing Tsai
(American)
Tom ColicchioTom Colicchio
(American)
Richard BlaisRichard Blais
(American)

James BeardJames Beard
(American)
John BeshJohn Besh
(American)
Paul PrudhommePaul Prudhomme
(American)

Homaro CantuHomaro Cantu
(American)
Fanny CradockFanny Cradock
(British)
Gary RhodesGary Rhodes
(British)

Christina MachamerChristina Machamer
(American)
Jose GarcesJose Garces
(American)
Michael VoltaggioMichael Voltaggio
(American)

Raymond BlancRaymond Blanc
(French)
Charlie TrotterCharlie Trotter
(American)
Martin YanMartin Yan
(American)

Levi RootsLevi Roots
(British)
Ettore BoiardiEttore Boiardi
(American)
Antony Worrall ThompsonAntony Worrall Thompson
(British)

Rocco DiSpiritoRocco DiSpirito
(American)
Jennifer PatersonJennifer Paterson
(British)
Dan BarberDan Barber
(American)

Pat NeelyPat Neely
(American)
Ruth Graves WakefieldRuth Graves Wakefield
(American)
Bobby DeenBobby Deen
(American)

Sean SasserSean Sasser
(American)
George CrumGeorge Crum
(American)
Gastón AcurioGastón Acurio
(Peruvian)

Sara MoultonSara Moulton
(American)
Michael MinaMichael Mina
(Egyptian,American)
Todd EnglishTodd English
(American)