Keith Floyd died today. This is my memorial for Keith Floyd & Keith Floyd's legacy. Chef Keith Floyd's death made me want to revisit this list of the TV chefs who satisfy my appetite for good food and great television. Chefs whose shows make me salivate, and whose personalities make me Tivo. Whether they have their own shows, or are just regular guests on the boob tube, these are the folks who have managed to cook their way right into my consciousness.
Catherine Ann "Cat" Cora is an American professional chef best known for her featured role as an "Iron Chef" on the Food Network television show Iron Chef America and as co-host of Around the World in 80 Plates on Bravo. ...moresee more on Cat Cora
Keith Floyd was a British celebrity cook, television personality and restaurateur, who hosted cooking shows for the BBC and published many books combining cookery and travel. On television, his eccentric style of presentation endeared him to millions of viewers worldwide. ...moresee more on Keith Floyd
Michael D. Symon is a James Beard Foundation Award-winning American chef, restaurateur, television personality, and author. He is seen regularly on Food Network on shows such as Iron Chef America, Food Feuds, and The Best Thing I Ever Ate, as well as Cook Like an Iron Chef on the Cooking Channel and The Chew on ABC. He has also made numerous contributions to periodicals such as Bon Appétit, Esquire, Food Arts, Gourmet, Saveur and O, The Oprah Magazine. Symon is credited with helping to "save" the restaurant scene in Downtown Cleveland, Ohio. He is the chef and owner of number of restaurants in the Greater Cleveland area, including his flagship Lola, Lolita, and The B Spot. Additionally, he ...moresee more on Michael Symon