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Ted Allen Biography

Birth Name:
Edward Allen
Birth Place:
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Host, author

Fast Facts

  • Was a senior editor and restaurant critic at Chicago magazine
  • Was a finalist for a National Magazine Award for an article he wrote for Esquire magazine on male breast cancer
  • Has authored a number of books, including 2012's In My Kitchen: 100 Recipes and Discoveries for Passionate Cooks
  • Is a spokesperson for Dining Out for Life, a charity that raises funds for AIDS service organizations


  • 2005Emmy-Outstanding Reality Program: nominated
  • 2004Emmy-Outstanding Reality Program: winner


  • Barry Rice -- Fiancé