Ted Allen

Sat: 12:30–1:15 & 4:30–5:15
Chefs Stage

Join TV Host, Journalist and Carmel, Indiana nativeTed Allen for the First Annual Fantastic Food Fest on January 16th and 17th at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

About Ted Allen:

Ted Allen

Ted Allen is host of the hit primetime Food Network series "Chopped", which received two James Beard Awards-one for the show itself, the other for Ted as host. He also is a frequent contributor to Food Network's "The Best Thing I Ever Ate." 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. Ted also writes for such publications as Bon Appetit, Epicurious and Food Network Magazine.

Previously, Ted was a judge on the first four seasons of Bravo's "Top Chef" and Food Network's "Iron Chef America," and was the food and wine specialist on the groundbreaking Bravo series "Queer Eye," which was nominated twice for an Emmy Award and took the prize in 2004. He is author of "The Food You Want to Eat: 100 Smart, Simple Recipes" (Clarkson-Potter), a collection of vibrant, all-natural dishes, and co-wrote the New York Times Best Seller "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy: The Fab Five's Guide to Looking Better, Cooking Better, Dressing Better, Behaving Better, and Living Better."