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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Duff GoldmanDuff Goldman
(American)
Action BronsonAction Bronson
(American)
Robert IrvineRobert Irvine
(American)

Mario BataliMario Batali
(American)
Marcela ValladolidMarcela Valladolid
(American)
Ainsley HarriottAinsley Harriott
(British)

Lidia BastianichLidia Bastianich
(Italian,American)
Ina GartenIna Garten
(American)
Paula DeenPaula Deen
(American)

Alex GuarnaschelliAlex Guarnaschelli
(American)
KelisKelis
(American)
Aarón SanchezAarón Sanchez
(American)

Anne BurrellAnne Burrell
(American)
Grant AchatzGrant Achatz
(American)
Gesine Bullock-PradoGesine Bullock-Prado
(American)

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Graham ElliotGraham Elliot
(American)
Rick SteinRick Stein
(British)
Heston BlumenthalHeston Blumenthal
(British)

Keith FloydKeith Floyd
(British)
Cat CoraCat Cora
(American)
Delia SmithDelia Smith
(British)

Andrew ZimmernAndrew Zimmern
(American)
Vikas KhannaVikas Khanna
(Indian)
Raymond BlancRaymond Blanc
(French)

George CrumGeorge Crum
(American)
Michael SymonMichael Symon
(American)
Rachel KhooRachel Khoo
(Malaysian)

Rick BaylessRick Bayless
(American)
Thomasina MiersThomasina Miers
(British)
Alice WatersAlice Waters
(American)

Manu FeildelManu Feildel
(French)
Tyler FlorenceTyler Florence
(American)
Tom ColicchioTom Colicchio
(American)

Richard BlaisRichard Blais
(American)
Carla HallCarla Hall
(American)
Jeff MauroJeff Mauro
(American)

Ettore BoiardiEttore Boiardi
(American)
Damaris PhillipsDamaris Phillips
(American)
Amanda FreitagAmanda Freitag
(American)

Gary RhodesGary Rhodes
(British)
Christina MachamerChristina Machamer
(American)
Paul PrudhommePaul Prudhomme
(American)

Michael VoltaggioMichael Voltaggio
(American)
Hugh Fearnley-WhittingstallHugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
(British)
Rocco DiSpiritoRocco DiSpirito
(American)

George CalombarisGeorge Calombaris
(Australian)
Stephanie IzardStephanie Izard
(American)
Scott ConantScott Conant
(American)

Graham KerrGraham Kerr
(New Zealander)
Fanny CradockFanny Cradock
(British)
James BeardJames Beard
(American)

Martin YanMartin Yan
(American)
Antony Worrall ThompsonAntony Worrall Thompson
(British)
Levi RootsLevi Roots
(British)

Anna OlsonAnna Olson
(Canadian)
Jennifer PatersonJennifer Paterson
(British)
Gary MehiganGary Mehigan
(Australian,British)

Ming TsaiMing Tsai
(American)
Bobby DeenBobby Deen
(American)
Simon RimmerSimon Rimmer
(British)

Tom AikensTom Aikens
(British)
Ruth Graves WakefieldRuth Graves Wakefield
(American)
Ken HomKen Hom
(American)

John BeshJohn Besh
(American)
Pat NeelyPat Neely
(American)
Colombe Jacobsen-DerstineColombe Jacobsen-Derstine
(American)

Charlie TrotterCharlie Trotter
(American)
Dan BarberDan Barber
(American)
Michael MinaMichael Mina
(Egyptian,American)