Southern American chef, composer and humorist known for his brand of Cajun-inspired cuisine, humor and storytelling. Wrote 7 Cajun cookbooks and he hosted several cooking shows on PBS. Known for the catchphrase, 'I gar-on-tee!'
American chef, and in 2006 was one of the last four contestants on the first season of Top Chef. She was the culinary producer for the next four seasons of the show. She can also be seen on the Cooking Channel's Unique Eats as a commentator