“In My Kitchen” With The Emmy and James Beard Award Winning Ted Allen

When it comes to food and wine, there are few voices in America that are more respected or lauded then the Emmy and James Beard award winning host of Food Network’s #1 Series “Chopped” and Bravo’s network making show “Queer Eye For The Straight Guy” (which was nominated for an Emmy Award twice and took the prize in 2004.).  In May, “Chopped” received two James Beard Awards—one for the show itself, the other for Ted as host and he also is a frequent contributor to Food Network’s “The Best Thing I Ever Ate”, while also writing an amazing column in Esquire since 1997.  Previously, Ted was a judge on the first four seasons of Bravo’s “Top Chef” and Food Network’s “Iron Chef America” . He is also the author of  the bestselling “The Food You Want To Eat” which is 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 ”  His new book “In My Kitchen” just came out, and it is a perfect asset for passionate home cooks looking for inspiring new recipes and techniques to add to their playbooks.

This is what some of the best in the business have to say about Ted Allen:

“Ted Allen is a lone voice of wit, reason, and good sense in a field of bland mediocrities. In My Kitchen describes food you want to eat, will easily be able to cook yourself—and a party all of us would very much like to attend. Ted is good and trustworthy company. In person, in the kitchen—and on the page.”
—Anthony Bourdain

“I just might love Ted Allen more than I love bacon, and that’s really saying something! He’s super fun in the kitchen and I never turn down an invite to dinner at his house.”
—Anne Burrell

“Ted has the keys to the kitchen kingdom, offering insightful, clever, delicious, easy recipes that you will make over and over again.”
—Art Smith

“Ted Allen’s In My Kitchen is full of original and inspiring recipes for the adventurous home cook. You can tell these recipes are crafted by someone who truly loves food and loves being in the kitchen. And Ted’s spirit is contagious; you’ll find yourself wanting to try everything in this book.”
—Eric Ripert

“This book makes me want to cook, invite some friends over, and throw a party Ted Allen style. It has a lot of well-written recipes for food that people are just going to want to make and eat.”
—Elizabeth Falkner

“Open up this book, turn up the music, uncork a bottle . . . and let the passion flow! This isn’t just a recipe book; it’s a gateway to great times for novices and pros alike—and hopeless foodies like me.”
—Marc Ecko

In My Kitchen features inspiring recipes with just the right amount of useful information and innovative technique. This book will encourage the home cook to get back in the kitchen on a weeknight and to entertain a crowd on the weekend.”
—Wylie Dufresne

“I love the idea of being entertained at home by Ted Allen, a passionate and consummate chef.”
—Daniel Boulud

“In My Kitchen captures everything I adore about Ted Allen and his approach to food—accessibility, generosity, and an unrelenting curiosity for all things delicious. The recipes in this book will make you want to follow his lead and get cooking!”
—Gail Simmons

“Ted Allen cooks food for people from all walks of life. Foodies, home cooks. and professionals will all love his recipes. They exude tremendous flavor and his techniques are clear and precise. Ted’s passion for cooking and his sense of adventure in the kitchen really show. His recipes have an updated sensibility to them while still remaining soulful and satisfying.”
—Ming Tsai

Here “The King Of Kamelot” sits down with one of his favorite TV Personalities at the wonderful “Brooklyn Kitchen” in NYC to talk about his wonderful career and being part of two of TV’s most beloved and groundbreaking shows “Chopped” and “Queer Eye”, what it is REALLY like on the set of “Chopped”, how “Queer Eye” changed his life and the direction of Bravo, the inspiration behind the recipes in “In My Kitchen”, how they pick all of those mystery ingredients in the baskets on “Chopped”, which award sits next to his Emmy and James Beard trophies, and soo much more!!  Ted is so awesome and laid back in real life, and it is easy to see why he has become one of television’s most beloved hosts, and a bestselling author who is one of America’s great culinary voices.  Enjoy Kade Nation!!