Ted Allen

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General Information

Name: Ted Allen

Pen Name: None

Genres: N/A

Born: May 20, 1965 in Columbus, Ohio


Website: www.tedallen.net

Email: info@tedallen.net


Illinois Connection

After receiving his MA, Allen moved to Chicago, where he worked as a reporter for Lerner Newspapers. He got his start in restaurant criticism in Chicago as one quarter of a bi-weekly group-review team called "The Famished Four," along with his boyfriend, Barry Rice, then the chain's entertainment editor, who initiated the concept.


Biographical and Professional Information

Ted Allen is an American writer and television personality. Emmy award winner Ted Allen is the host of three shows on Food Network: the long-running hit series “Chopped,” which received two James Beard Awards; the guide to classic foods across America, “Best. Ever.”; and a competition for amateurs, “All-Star Academy,” which debuted in March 2015. His latest cookbook, “In My Kitchen: 100 Recipes and Discoveries for Passionate Cooks,” (Clarkson-Potter), came out in May 2012. Since 1997, he has been a contributing writer for Esquire.


Published Works

  • Esquire's Things a Man Should Know About Marriage: A Groom's Guide to the Wedding and Beyond, Riverhead Books, 1999 - written with Scott Omelianuk
  • Esquire's Things a Man Should Know About Style (Things a Man Should Know), Riverhead Books, 1999 - written with Scott Omelianuk
  • Esquire Things a Man Should Know About Handshakes, White Lies and Which Fork Goes Where: Easy Business Etiquette for Complicated Times, Hearst, 2001 - written with Scott Omelianuk
  • Esquire's Things a Man Should Know About Sex, Hearst, 2001 - written with Scott Omelianuk
  • Queer Eye for the Straight Guy : The Fab 5's Guide to Looking Better, Cooking Better, Dressing Better, Behaving Better, and Living Better, Clarkson Potter, 2004 - written with Kyan Douglas, Thom Filicia, Carson Kressley and Jai Rodriguez
  • Esquire Things a Man Should Know About Work and Sex (and Some Things in Between), Hearst, 2005 - written with Scott Omelianuk
  • The Food You Want to Eat, Clarkson Potter, 2005
  • In My Kitchen: 100 Recipes and Discoveries for Passionate Cooks, Clarkson Potter, 2012


Titles at Your Library


Literary Awards

N/A


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: Yes, contact Allen by writing:

Ted Allen

c/o Creative Artists Agency

405 Lexington Ave., 19th Floor

New York, NY 10174

(212) 277-9000 phone


External Links

Ted Allen on WorldCat


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