Alton Brown biography

Alton Brown

Chef

1962 –

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Who is Alton Brown?

Alton Crawford Brown is an American television personality, celebrity chef, author, actor, and cinematographer. He is the creator and host of the Food Network television show Good Eats, the mini-series Feasting on Asphalt and Feasting on Waves, and host and main commentator on Iron Chef America. Brown is also the author of several books on cookery.

He brings a knowledge and enthusiasm for the science of cooking and food and a humorous approach to his shows. Bon App├ętit magazine named him "Cooking Teacher of the Year" in 2004. He was named "Best Food Guru" by Atlanta magazine in 2005. In 2011, he won the James Beard Award for Best TV Food Personality.

In October 2013, Alton launched "Alton Brown Live: The Edible Inevitable Tour," his first national tour visiting 45 cities through March 2014. The show includes stand-up comedy, talk show antics, a multimedia lecture, live music and "extreme" food experimentation

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Born
Jul 30, 1962
Los Angeles
Also known as
  • Alton Crawford Walter Brown
  • AB
  • Chef Alton Brown
  • Alton Crawford Brown
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Born again
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Georgia
  • New England Culinary Institute
Lived in
  • Marietta

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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