Andrew Zimmern

Headlining Chef

A four-time James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef, writer and teacher, Andrew Zimmern (andrewzimmern.com) is regarded as one of the most versatile and knowledgeable personalities in the food world. As the creator, executive producer and host of Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods franchise, Andrew Zimmern’s Driven by Food, The Zimmern List, and Food Network’s Big Food Truck Tip, he has explored culture through…

A four-time James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef, writer and teacher, Andrew Zimmern (andrewzimmern.com) is regarded as one of the most versatile and knowledgeable personalities in the food world. As the creator, executive producer and host of Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods franchise, Andrew Zimmern’s Driven by FoodThe Zimmern List, and Food Network’s Big Food Truck Tip, he has explored culture through food in more than 170 countries.

Andrew has written four books—The Bizarre Truth, Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre World of Food and Andrew Zimmern’s Field Guide to Exceptionally Weird, Wild & Wonderful Foods. His latest offering, a grade level series called Alliance of World Explorers, Volume 1: AZ and the Lost City of Ophir, was released in February 2019. He is a contributing editor at Delta Sky magazine, as well as a contributor at Food & Wine Magazine. Andrew is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Babson College’s Lewis Institute, sits on the board of directors for Services for the UnderServed and The Taste of the NFL, and is the International Rescue Committee’s Voice for Nutrition. He is a Fast Company “Most Creative Person” designee, and Adweek named him one of the “30 most influential people in food.” He resides in Minneapolis.

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