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Andrew Zimmern Biography

Birth Name:
Andrew Scott Zimmern
Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States
Profession
Host, chef

Fast Facts

  • Began his formal culinary training when he was 14
  • Launched Andrew Zimmern's Canteen, reflecting his fascination with worldwide food history, in 2012
  • Partnered in 2014 with CHEFS Catalog to design an assortment of premium, hand-crafted cookware, spices and accessories
  • Had an extensive radio career prior to Bizarre Foods with popular shows like Chowhounds, The Andrew Zimmern Show, and Food Court With Andrew Zimmern
  • Has won several James Beard Foundation Awards

Relationships

  • Robert Zimmern -- Father
  • Caren Zimmern -- Mother
  • Noah Zimmern -- Son
  • Rishia Haas -- Wife