Celebrity Chef, creator of the Food Network show 'Good Eats', and host of the hit show Iron Chef America.
He graduated from the New England Culinary Institute in 1997.
He was honored in 2011 when he won the James Beard Award for his success as a TV food personality.
After divorcing his first wife, got married to Deanna Brown and had his daughter Zoey in 1999.
He and Bobby Flay were mentors on Season Eight of The Next Food Network Star, and someone from Brown' team was the winner.